Women in Agriculture Webinar- Bugs that Bite: Vector Arthropods and How to Avoid Them

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When: 
Wednesday, May. 10, 2017 - 12:00pm
Where: 
Online Webinar
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5/10/17: Bugs that Bite: Vector Arthropods and How to Avoid Them
Mosquito and ticks are major nuisance pests that vector many diseases.  Their feeding habits can affect your farm's bottom line by detouring the public from visiting and reducing animal health. They can cost you and your employees’ time and money with doctor visits, and if left untreated many of these vector diseases can lead to long-term chronic health issues and death. Topics covered include: pest biology, common arthropod-borne illnesses, personal prevention, and control methods.

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For upcoming and archived webinars: http://extension.umd.edu/womeninag/webinars

Cost: 
Free
Contact: 
Victoria Corcoran
Contact Email: 
vgc@umd.edu
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