Penn State Extension- Third Annual Biocontrols School

Thursday
November 5, 2015
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Lancaster Farm and Home Center Lancaster, PA
Friday
November 6, 2015
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Lancaster Farm and Home Center Lancaster, PA

Effective biological control of insects, mites and diseases is now both practical and economic. The Third Annual BioControls School is designed to expand your toolbox and grow your expertise in implementing these technologies. Greenhouse and high tunnel growers of vegetables,! small fruit and ornamentals will come away from this program with more options for pest management. This program is organic and conventional grower friendly.

Topics include:

-Understanding Plant Defense Responses

-Implementing Biocontrol Programs in Field Grown Vegetables

-Beneficial Insect and Mite ID

-Utilizing Penn State Extension: Biocontrols Program Announced in Strawberries

-Implementing Biocontrols in Hy! droponic Systems

-Utilizing Biocontrol Organisms in Nursery Settings

-Much, much more!

The cost is $145 per person until November 3, 2015, thereafter and walk-ins are $175.00 per person. There is an option to register for single days at $95 per person per day. For additional information, contact Steve Bogash at the Penn State Cumberland County Extension Office at 717-240-6500 ext. 6507 or via email @smb13@psu.edu. You can register directly online at: Upcoming Events (Vegetable, Small Fruit, and Mushroom Production).

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