Ecological Management of Pests, Diseases and Weeds workshop in South Carolina

Ecological Management of Pests, Disease and Weeds

June 22nd, 2015
8:30-4:30 pm

Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham Charleston
2455 Savannah Hwy, Charleston, SC 29414

WHAT: Are you interested in learning how to manage your pests, disease and weeds using preventative measures and ecologically sound principals? Join Lowcountry Local First and Clemson Sustainable Agriculture for this full day interactive training with a variety of experts in the field.

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New chart helps growers choose cover crops

From ARS News

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists have developed a “Cover Crop Chart” that helps growers choose the best cover crop to meet their management and production needs.

Soil scientist Mark Liebig and his colleagues with the Agricultural Research Service’s (ARS) Northern Great Plains Research Laboratory (NGPRL) in Mandan, North Dakota, created the Cover Crop Chart, which can be downloaded for free at www.mandan.ars.usda.gov. ARS is USDA’s principal intramural scientific research agency, and this research supports the USDA priority of promoting international food security.

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