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IPM Field Days Next Week

Annie Klodd
UMN Extension Educator
Fruit and Vegetable Production 

These workshops have been postponed due to low registration.

UMN Extension’s Commercial Fruit and Vegetable Team is hosting three Vegetable IPM evening field days throughout MN in June, from 5:00-8:00 pm. 

Locations and dates include:

June 12: St. Paul @ UMN Student Organic Farm (This location has been cancelled)
June 14: Waseca @ UMN Southern Research and Outreach Center
June 19: Alexandria @ Berry Ridge Farm

Integrated Pest Management emphases combining diverse techniques for more sustainable and effective pest management. Join us for an evening of IPM strategies for vegetable crops. In Alexandria, the field day will include additional information on high tunnel pest management and fruit as well. Hone your skills, or learn new ones, to better tackle our most challenging diseases, insects, and weeds.

Activities include:
Insect and disease management strategies
Weeds: Innovative equipment and tactics for controlling weeds
Spraying more efficiently and effectively - demos by Ken Frost of Frost Inc./The Spray Barn

Who is this for? Anyone growing vegetables for market, including both organic and non-organic growers.

Cost: $15 per person, includes light supper and beverages

Instructors:
Annie Klodd - Extension Educator, Fruit and Vegetable Production
Natalie Hoidal - Co-coordinator, Pesticide Safety and Environmental Education
Ken Frost – Frost Inc./The Spray Barn
Jeff Haun – Extension Educator, Entomology
Michelle Grabowski – Extension Educator, Plant Pathology

To register: Follow these links to register, and to get more details on the topics covered at each location:
St. Paul, June 12https://z.umn.edu/3g2y
Waseca, June 14https://z.umn.edu/3g6q
Alexandria, June 19https://z.umn.edu/3g6p

Feel free to download the flyer, for more information, contact Annie Klodd at kloddann@umn.edu.

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