University of Maryland Extension

Strategies for Pest Management and Examples of Pest Management Success

When: 
Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015 - 6:30pm to 8:45pm
Where: 
Baltimore County Center for MD Agriculture
Address: 
University of MD Extension
1114 Shawan Road
Cockeysville, MD 21030
United States
Presenter: 
Jerry Brust and Jack Gurley
Description/Notes: 

The focus of this workshop series is small-scale production, expecially for people interested in starting or improving their small farm success. Each session covers topics that are applicable to a variety of agricultural operations including fruits and vegetables using conventional, sustainable, and organic methods. The program series ends with a look at how livestock can enhance a small farming operation.
Registration is required.

Feb. 11 6:30 - 8:45 pm   Strategies for Pest Management and Examples of Pest Management Success

    Jerry Brust and Jack Gurley

Insects, disease, weeds and animals can hinder or devastate any type of crop production. Topics discussed will include Integrated Pest Management techniques to manage the production operations to minimize pest issues.

The topics featured in this workshop series have proven to be key components for farm profitability. This program is the result of collaboration among University of Maryland Extension-Baltimore County office, Future Harvest Chesapeake Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture Beginner Farmer Training Program, and several agricultural professionals including successful farmers. Additional partners include The Farm Alliance of Baltimore City and Real Food Farm for the urban series.

Cost: 
$50 per person for the 9 part series, $30 for the 3 part, $70 for both
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