Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Vegetable Integrated Pest Management Workshop

Vegetable Integrated Pest Management Workshop will be held Wednesday, May 15, 2013 in Springfield, Missouri.

Gain the knowledge and experience you need to implement Integrated Pest Management (IPM) on your own farm! You are invited to participate in an upcoming IPM workshop led by:

 Dr. Jaime Pinero, Lincoln University IPM Specialist
 Dr. Zelalem Mersha, Lincoln University Plant Pathology Specialist
 Jacob Wilson, Lincoln University IPM Extension Associate
 Patrick Byers, University of Missouri Extension Horticulturist

for a hands-on practical experience of IPM for vegetable growers. Class-room presentations on pest prevention, avoidance, monitoring, and suppression will be followed by an on-farm demonstration of trap cropping for cucumber beetle and squash bug, repelling pests with kaolin clay, use of both cool and warm season cover crops, and pheromone pest trapping and monitoring.

Morning Session:
Northside Christian Church
4902 N. State Hwy H, Springfield, MO 65803

Lunch and Afternoon Session:
Millsap Farm
6593 Emu Lane
Springfield, MO 65803

Drive north of the I-44/Glenstone Ave intersection on MO Hwy H to the church, which is on the east side of Hwy H. Millsap Farm is located a few miles further north; watch for the sign on Hwy H, and turn west on E. Farm Road 68, and then south on Emu Lane.
The workshop is free, including lunch and resource materials. Please direct questions to Patrick Byers by calling (417)881-8909 or by email at

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