Biocontrol for the Farm

Jun 23 - Jul 7, 2021
Wednesdays from 6:30pm to 7:45pm.

Free - Registration is required

Contact for questions and requests for accessibility-related accommodations
Hayley White

Title: Biocontrol for the Farm

When: June 23, June 30, July 7 - 6:30-7:45pm

Where: Zoom

Cost: Free – Registration is required and separate for each talk.

Join us for three themed talks on how you can manage insects, weeds, and other pests while increasing beneficial habitat on your farm. This program has been designed for farms in the Willamette Valley.

There will be time for questions after each presentation.

June 23 – Insects

  • An introduction to biocontrol and how to use it to manage pest insects while encouraging beneficial insects.
  • Heather Stoven (OSU Extension) and Corin Pease (Xerces Society)

Register online for insects talk

June 30 – Weeds

  • Using livestock and other biocontrol methods to manage weeds on your property.
  • Chris Schachtschneider (OSU Extension)
  • Joel Price (Oregon Dept. of Ag.) will give an update on Tansy Ragwort and the Cinnabar Moth.

Register on line for weeds talk

July 7 – Other Pests

  • A presentation on the life histories of rodents and how other wildlife species can aid in your biocontrol efforts.
  • Dana Sanchez (OSU Extension)

Register online for other pests talk

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