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IPM Scout Training for Greenhouse and Nursery Crops
Wednesday, June 02, 2021, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM EDT
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Thank you for your interest in this event - registration is currently closed. We look forward to seeing you this summer at our other MNLGA and UMD Extension events! 

Join Stanton Gill, Karen Rane, Dave Clement and Andrew Ristvey in this June mini-series event! The UMD Extension and MNLGA are hosting four IPM sessions in June covering all things from diagnostics, to nutrient management, to biological control. The sessions will be presented live via Zoom. Your registration covers all four sessions and is just $10. There will be time for questions at the end of each session. The sessions will run from 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm (EST). 

  • June 2 - The Diagnostic Process: Figuring Out What is Wrong with a Greenhouse or Nursery Plant. Speakers:  Karen Rane, David Clement, Stanton Gill
  • June 9 - Detecting Disease at an Early Stage:  Detection methods, on-site testing kits, what type of samples you need to diagnose the problem, and solution options for dealing with the disease. Speakers:  Karen Rane, David Clement
  • June 16 - Nutrient and Water Management:  What monitoring practices should you employ when checking for root zone health? What is an irrigation audit? What is the latest plant nutrition research telling us about our phosphorus rates? Speaker:  Andrew Ristvey
  • June 23 - Insects and Biological Control:  How do you monitor for key insects in the greenhouse and nursery? What are some of the biological and low risk chemical control options? How do you collect a sample to submit for ID? Speaker:  Stanton Gill

Registration is open! The cost to register is $10 and covers a certificate that will be presented to each registrant at the end of the series after June 23rd. Registration closes on May 28th (No refunds after May 28th). View the program brochure.

Contact: MNLGA Office, 410-823-8684, [email protected]