Category Archives: Workshops

Bark & Ambrosia Beetle Academy announced

Please accept our invitation to the third Bark & Ambrosia Beetle Academy: http://www.ambrosiasymbiosis.org/academy/ at the University of Florida in Gainesville, FL, May 7-11, 2018. At this unique workshop, participants will learn bark and ambrosia beetle identification with emphasis on invasive … Continue reading

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MSU to host field day on mechanical weed control

Midwest Mechanical Weed Control Field Day  Make the Decision for Precision Learn the tools and techniques for effective mechanical weed control. This field-day, hosted by Dan Brainard, Sam Hitchcock Tilton, and Marisa Benzle of Michigan State University Department of Horticulture, … Continue reading

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Trainings set at Texas’s IPM Experience House

From IPM in the South By Rosemary Hallberg From Insects in the City by Michael Merchant, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Are you looking for pest control training using a practical approach? Do you have a new employee that you’d like … Continue reading

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Bed bug workshop in Chicago

Note: address was wrong in previous post Pest Control Workshop in Englewood Bed Bugs in Chicago, a comprehensive overview of the bed bug problem and Chicago’s bed bug ordinance, is being presented by Midwest Pesticide Action Center next week on … Continue reading

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National Food Sovereignty Summit is set for Oct. 2-5

National Food Sovereignty Summit is Oct. 2-5, 2017 First Nations Development Institute and the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin will host the national Food Sovereignty Summit Oct. 2-5, 2017, in Green Bay, Wisconsin. This is THE annual forum for sharing and … Continue reading

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July 19 Bed bug workshop in Chicago

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Workshop to help identify, monitor, and control bed bug infestations and other pest problems announced

On June 29, the Midwest Pesticide Action Center and Stop Pests for Housing will host a Protect Against Pests workshop to help you identify, monitor, and control bed bug infestations and other pest problems. This workshop caters to managers of … Continue reading

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Brown marmorated stink bug clinic for tree fruit growers, consultants and scouts in Michigan announced

Registration is now open for the June 22 Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Clinic to learn all about managing this important new pest in Michigan peach and apple orchards. http://msue.anr.msu.edu/news/brown_marmorated_stink_bug_clinic_for_tree_fruit_growers  

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News about roadside management and pollinators

Save the Date: Mark your calendars for the next Rights-of-Way as Habitat Working Group meeting at the University of Illinois-Chicago on Oct. 26 – 27, 2017. More information coming soon. Other upcoming events of interest: The Wildlife Habitat Council is … Continue reading

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Save the Date Our Farms, Our Future Conference The Next 30 Years of Sustainable Agriculture April 3-5, 2018

Our Farms, Our Future Conference The Next 30 Years of Sustainable Agriculture April 3-5, 2018 Hyatt Regency at the Arch Downtown St. Louis, Missouri Mark your calendars for an important national sustainable agriculture event one year from now, the Our … Continue reading

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