AMES, Iowa – A vegetable IPM workshop will be held to help growers, local foods coordinators, extension staff, county horticulturists and industry representatives learn about managing common insects, diseases, weeds in vegetable production systems.
Topics to be covered include insect, disease, and weed management, and crop rotation in vegetable crops. Workshop presenters include Ajay Nair (Vegetable Extension Specialist), Donald Lewis (Entomologist, ISU Extension and Outreach), Patrick O’Malley (Commercial horticulture specialist with ISU Extension and Outreach), and Ray Kruse (Food Systems Program Coordinator, Dubuque County Extension).The workshops are supported by a professional development grant by USDA North Central Sustainable Research and Education. The workshop will be held on April 9, 2019 at the Dubuque County Extension office in Dubuque, IA
Online registration is required as space is limited. Provide information below to register. Registration must be completed by March 31, 2019. There is no cost for the workshop and lunch will be provided. Sign-in begins at 8:30am and workshop starts at 9am.