Conservation Biological Control Short Course – Jackson, TN

From The Xerces Society
April 18, 2017 - 5:37pm
June 5th, 2017 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM West Tennessee Research & Education Center Jackson, TN Learn about supporting beneficial insects that provide pest control in this full-day short course. Conservation biological control is a science-based pest management strategy that seeks to integrate beneficial insects back into cropping systems for natural pest control, ultimately reducing and in some cases eliminating the need for pesticides. Join Thelma Heidel-Baker, PhD, Conservation Biocontrol Specialist, and Nancy Lee Adamson, PhD, Senior Pollinator Conservation Specialist, of the Xerces Society, as they overview conservation biological control and beneficial predators and parasitoids that attack insect pests. Participants will learn how common farm practices can impact beneficial insects and how to assess and create farm habitat for beneficial insects. Click here for more information and to register.


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