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OktoberPest 2017

Pest Management Workshops for Greenhouse and Nursery Growers Thursdays in October

Thursday, October 19, 2017 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

OktoberPest is a series of workshops designed to help improve knowledge about pest management. This year we will focus on pest insect order recognition, boring insects, invasive species, and slug and snail management in commercial nurseries.

Our workshops and information sessions provide a focused learning environment for pest management professionals.

Oct 19th Workshop- Meet the Neighbors: An Update on Emerging Plant Pest Issues             9am-12:00pm

Robin Rosetta and David Lowenstein, Department of Horticulture, OSU/NWREC; Jana Lee, USDA/ARS, Corvallis; and Clint Burfitt, ODA, Salem. Participants will learn basic biology, identification, and damage of recently detected and emerging plant pests as well as species likely to be introduced. This session includes updates on azalea lace bug Japanese beetle, brown marmorated stink bug and spotted wing Drosophila.




North Willamette Research and Extension Center
Large Conference
15210 NE Miley Rd
Jan Egli
1 503 678 1264
Jan.Egli at oregonstate.edu
North Willamette Exp Sta
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