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Prepping for a Healthy Vegetable Harvest

Thursday, April 5, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT

Identifying key vegetable pests and preparing a line of defense for the coming season. Conventional, organic, commercial, and backyard growers are all welcome.

2018 All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Series: Misidentified Pests in the Landscape

Friday, March 2, 2018 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by Erfan Vafaie

Pests in the landscape?? We deal with it everyday. Did you know that many pesticides areoften misused simply because the pest was not identified correctly? Beneficial insects also feel the wrath of our misuse. Let's learn about some of our Misidentified Pests in the...

Fall cankerworm biology, ecology, and management in urban and rural landscapes

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at 1:00 pm EDT

This webinar will discuss the biology, ecology, and management of the native fall cankerworm. Management strategies in the urban and rural environment will be covered. The fall cankerworm, Alsophila pometaria, is a moth native to North America whose caterpillars are commonly...

Pest ID Crash Course Part 1: common insect pests of vegetable crops

Thursday, January 26, 2017 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by Cami Cannon

One of the goals of the USU IPM program is to reduce the use of broad-spectrum pesticides for pest control in favor of using more selective products that are safe for beneficial insects, water quality, and human health. Proper identification of pests in monitoring practices is...

Getting started with the basics of insect morphology

Monday, April 4, 2016 at 7:00 pm EDT

This program is part of a 23-webinar Michigan State University Extension 2016 Beginning Farmer Webinar Series. Understanding an insect’s form and features will help you tell friends from enemies and determine how to best deal with them. This session...