2013 Alfalfa IPM Workshop Feb. 22, Palm Desert
2013 Alfalfa IPM Workshop Feb. 22, Palm Desert.
Integrated Pest Management (IPM) plays a pivotal role by evaluating the need to manage pests and diseases through sampling and assessment of pest population densities and for reviewing alternative management approaches that reduce the risk from pest and pest management activities.
This day-long workshop will focus on a wide diversity of pest organisms presented by experts from California and Arizona. We will provide ample time for interaction between participants and the presenters and offer a well-rounded experience with lecture and hands-on activities.
Continuing Education credits have been applied for and will be posted on the workshop website when approved.
Goals for the workshop:
- To provide a venue for training and an opportunity for interchange on current Integrated Pest Management knowledge, practices and approaches in alfalfa forage.
- To bring alfalfa producers and pest managers together with experts in entomology, plant pathology, nematology and production.
- To review current IPM knowledge and practices in these disciplines.
- To provide the opportunity for interaction among participants in order to share best management approaches and identify key IPM issues.
- To explore emerging and current regulatory and environmental issues as they relate to IPM in alfalfa.
Palm Desert, California