Hop scouting meeting to be held in southwest Michigan on August 18

Scouting for hop pests and diseases is critical to environmental and economic sustainability. Come learn about best scouting practices in the field.

Hop scouting meeting to be held in southwest Michigan on August 18

Michigan State University Extension will be hosting a free hop scouting demonstration Aug. 18 from 5-7 p.m. at the Southwest Michigan Research and Extension Center, located at 1791 Hillandale Rd., Benton Harbor, MI 49022. The meeting will start with a classroom style presentation and then move into the field for hands-on scouting at the research station hopyard.

This event is free, but registration is required and space is limited, so sign up today by registering online or by calling Brad Baughman at 269-944-4126. Restricted Use Pesticide Credits will be available.

Accommodations for persons with disabilities may be requested by contacting Erin Lizotte at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) to make arrangements. Requests will be fulfilled when possible.

This program was developed with support from the Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program, which is funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture — National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA-NIFA). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

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