Free IPM Workshop on Tues., Sept. 10th

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Integrated Pest Management Workshop

Tuesday, September 10th, 5:30-7:30pm

at the Dickinson College Farm, 553 Park Drive, Boiling Springs, PA

The Dickinson College Farm will host a twilight workshop focused on ongoing research for implementing innovative Integrated Pest Management strategies on an organic farm. Dickinson College presenters Kaitlin Soriano (‘15) and Jamie Bugel (‘13) will lead a discussion on work in progress for successfully recruiting beneficial organisms into the farm’s crop fields as a pest insect control measure. Penn State Extension Horticultural Educator Steve Bogash will provide an overview on plant diseases, from proper identification to strategies for minimizing and avoiding disease through effective cultural, physical and biological controls.

This workshop is free. Pre-registration is encouraged. To pre-register, visit http://goo.gl/VQ7jBn

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