Webinar: Promoting Beneficial Insects in Vineyards for Conservation Biological Control

What will you learn?

Join this webinar to learn about ecological (natural) pest management in vineyards. Vineyards are a rapidly expanding specialty crop industry across the U.S., and they represent an easy entry point for the adoption of conservation biological control (natural or ecological pest management). In this webinar, learn about the needs of beneficial insects that provide conservation biological control and how conservation practices such as flowering cover crops, insectary strips, flowering field borders and more that can sustain natural pest management. Learn more… Continue reading

ATTRA Tipsheet Can Help You Control Whiteflies

Whiteflies are tiny, white insects that cause crop losses on a global scale. This tipsheet, “Whiteflies – Botanical Control Formulations,” offers advice and direction on eliminating these pests through botanical pesticides.

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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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