Promoting Beneficial Insects in Vineyards for Conservation Biological Control – Webinar
April 3rd, 2018
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM (PST)
Join Thelma Heidel-Baker, Conservation Biological Control Specialist of the Xerces Society, for this webinar to learn about ecological (natural) pest management in vineyards. Vineyards are a rapidly expanding specialty crop industry across the U.S., and they represent an easy entry point for the adoption of conservation biological control (natural or ecological pest management). In this webinar, learn about the needs of beneficial insects that provide conservation biological control and how conservation practices such as flowering cover crops, insectary strips, flowering field borders and more that can sustain natural pest management. Continuing education credits for attendance of this webinar: Certified Crop Advisors – 1 hour CCA PM Credit; Conservation Planner – 1 hour Conservation Planning Credit.
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