Hands-on, Chestnut IPM Workshops 2016

Date: August 18, 2016 - August 18, 2016
Time: 4 - 6 p.m.
Location: Clarksville Horticultural Experiment Station, 9302 Portland Road, Clarksville, MI 48815
Contact: Erin Lizotte, taylo548@msu.edu, 231-944-6504

Scouting for chestnut pests is critical to environmental and economic sustainability. Michigan State University Extension will be hosting two, IPM workshops for current growers. These hands-on workshops will include a review of major pests and a discussion about the value of cover cropping. 

Growers are encouraged to bring unknown plant and insect samples for diagnosis. Please place samples in sealed bags as a courtesy to our host farms. These meetings will be held outside rain or shine, so dress accordingly and plan for inclement weather. Registration is required but the program is free. Restricted use pesticides will be available.

Dates and Locations

Aug. 18, 2016
4 - 6 p.m.
Clarksville Horticultural Experiment Station
9302 Portland Road
Clarksville, MI 48815

Aug. 25, 2016
4 -6 p.m.
Northwest Michigan Horticultural Research Center
6686 South Center Highway
Traverse City, MI 49684

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