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Location: Spring Green, WI

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Beginning and Advanced IPM Practices for Apple Orchards

Date: June 20, 2014, 8:30am-5:00pm

Location: Waukon, Iowa

Posted June 2014

A workshop for growers, IPM consultants, students, technical service providers and Extension in the Midwest

This workshop will add to your existing knowledge of pest management for apples and add to your repertoire of knowledge about how to transition from conventional to organic; latest research on apple scab and summer diseases; and how to calibrate your sprayers.

This unique, innovative program provides an intensive, full-day applied workshop including hands-on demonstrations as well as team scouting opportunities.

Registration for each workshop is limited to 30 participants on a first come, first served basis. This class size allows for active discussion and interaction with course instructors. The $35 registration fee ($25 for students) covers course materials, field guides, refreshments and lunch.

This workshop is a collaborative effort between the UW-Madison Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems, the IPM Institute and Threshold IPM Services.

Workshop brochure and registration form

There is no online registration for this workshop.