Fall webinar series, “The IPM Toolbox” starts Sept. 11

Got an IPM question? Need to know the latest IPM information? The Northeastern IPM Center has got the answers with their Fall webinar series, “The IPM Toolbox.” They’ve asked the experts to join them online for an hour of dialogue about an effective IPM practice, method, or effort.

Three webinars are scheduled for September

Laura Harrington (Cornell University) will discuss the new Northeast Regional Center of Excellence in Vector Borne Diseases and latest research to understand, prevent and treat diseases passed from insects to people, such as West Nile, Dengue, Zika and tick-borne Lyme disease.

Monday, Sept. 11, 2017. 11 a.m. to noon Eastern time.

Scott Isard, Director, and Julie Golod, (Penn State)will discuss the integrated Pest Information Platform for Extension and Education or iPiPE – which is designed to share local, regional, and national observations of agricultural pests (pathogens, insects and weeds) and beneficial insects in real-time for making more timely and informed management decisions.

Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017. 11 a.m. to noon

 Ben Chambers (Virginia Tech), Rick Cooper (Cooper Pest Solutions), Tom Kuhar (Virginia Tech), Mike Raupp (University of Maryland) Moderators: Tracy Leskey, (Appalachian Fruit Research Station) & George Hamilton (Rutgers University). These leading experts will be talking about proven techniques to avert and control Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) infestations.

Monday, Sept.  25, 2017. 11 a.m. to noon

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