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Biological control workshop June 14-15

Jun 3rd, 2017 | Category: News

MOUNT VERNON – A workshop and educational tour/demonstration to learn approaches to manage common pests on nursery plants will be held June 14-15.  This workshop and tour will train field and greenhouse growers in methods of biological control. Topics include critical thinking for using biocontrol, new research, attracting beneficial insects, biocontrol application methods and timing, and question and answer panel. Speakers include: Suzanne Wainwright, Buglady Consulting; Breanne Chavez, WA State Nursery & Landscape Association (WSNLA); and Alison Kutz, Sound Horticulture. Training has been approved for continuing education credits. The workshop will be held at Washington State University Extension Building, 16650 WA-536, Mount Vernon. Registration is $65 for both days, $45 for one day, $25 for a half day. For more information, see http://www.pesticide.org/biological_control_workshop_2017.

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