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OktoberPest 2017

Pest Management Workshops for Greenhouse and Nursery Growers Thursdays in October

Thursday, October 26, 2017 9:00 AM - 3:00 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 26th Workshop- Slime and Punishment: Integrated Pest Management of Snails and Slugs.              9am-3:00pm

James Coupland, FarmForest Research, Almonte ON; Rory Mc Donnell, Crop and Soil Science Dept., OSU; and Robin Rosetta, OSU Extension/NWREC

The participants will learn the basics of ID followed by a hands on workshop of the most common species encountered in nurseries. This presentation will emphasize monitoring, biological, cultural, physical, and chemical management of slug and snail pests in nurseries.

Note: This workshop has an afternoon field session and lunch with be included.




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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