Here is a webinar that you might find interesting if you want to learn more about ecological (natural) pest management. It is offered by USDA NRCS Science and Technology. You can find a link to more information and instructions for how to access the webinar at http://www.forestrywebinars.net/webinars/promoting-beneficial-insects-in-vineyards-for-conservation-biological-control. Note that preregistration is not required. Some continuing education credit is available.
Here is a description of the webinar:
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.
In the Understanding Organic Agriculture series, this webinar is presented by
Audio is Computer Broadcast only | Live captions
NOTE: A “view” button will be available within one week of the live presentation date to access the on-demand recording of this webinar.
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