Register now for the 2013 Integrated Pest Management Academy

Registration for this important event closes Feb. 12., so register today for the 2013 IPM Academy.

Michigan State University Extension is pleased to announce the second annual Integrated Pest Management Academy (IPMA13). The 2013 Integrated Pest Management Academy will take place Feb. 19-20 at the Okemos Conference Center in Okemos, Mich., and will address the weather challenges of the 2012 production season with the help of Dr. Jonathan Comstock from Cornell University’s Department of Horticulture.

Comstock will specifically address shifting weather patterns and the related impacts affecting agricultural producers. Comstock is a climate change expert and is co-author of both the Agriculture and Ecosystems chapters of the recent New York ClimAID Report, which looks at climate change vulnerabilities and adaptation strategies. MSU experts will also be on hand to discuss irrigation, frost protection and changing weather patterns in Michigan.

On the second day of the event, participants will opt into two, half-day sessions on the topics of their choice. Morning sessions include

Afternoon sessions include:

Agricultural educators and consultants will receive a complimentary IPM bulletin of their choice. For more information on what these sessions include, please visit the IPMA13 registration page.

The cost of this program is $225. Registration is open through February 12, but space is limited so register today. For more information, or to request a paper registration form, please contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) at 231-944-6504.

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