Pest Management for Vegetable Growers
Friday, February 21, 2014 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM (CST)
East Troy, WI
This workshop will provide an overview of pest management
for organic vegetable producers. Topics will include
an overview of ecological-based management strategies,
compliance with the National Organic Program standards,
insect management, disease management, and weed management. The information
will include strategies for both a systems-based approach as well as specific recommendations
for key crops.
Course level: Beginner/Intermediate
Instructor: Erin Silva, Associate Scientist, University of Wisconsin–Madison
Michael Fields Agricultural Institute
We are a non-profit organization with the mission to cultivate the ecological, social, economic, and spiritual vitality of food and farming systems through education, research, policy and market development.
We envision an ever-creative cultural process in which farmers and consumers create agricultural landscapes with healthy regional systems of land use, food production and distribution.
Since our founding in 1984, we have worked to realize this vision.
Please inquire if special arrangements may be needed.