Wednesday, February 9
9:00 am – 12:000 pm (PST)
Interactive Workshop: Pest Management for Small Farms
Join this interactive online workshop to learn about pest management frameworks for small farms using real pest examples that you can apply to the specific needs and concerns of your farm. Participants will specifically learn about two-spotted spider mites in cucumbers and carrot rust fly IPM as examples. Marjolaine Desserault with ES Cropconsult who developed and tested various integrated pest management practices for small-scale berry and vegetable farms along with 12 IPM guides will guide participants through this interactive workshop.
The IMP framework for this workshops includes:
- The six key components of Integrated Pest Management (IPM)
- A problem-solving tool for disease-pest identification
- Guiding questions to aid in management decision-making