Mar 11, 2021
MSU berry webinar scheduled for March 17

Michigan State University Extension has scheduled its first berry webinar of the season that will take place on March 17 from 1-3:45 p.m.

According to Carlos Garcia Salazar, small fruit educator, MSU Extension Agriculture and Agribusiness Institute, during the first part of this webinar, Rufus Isaacs, MSU berry entomology Extension specialist, will provide an update on research and Extension advances on the management and control of the blueberry stem gall wasp.

In the second portion of this webinar, Ana Heck, MSU Extension apiculture educator will share information on the new Blueberry Pollinator Stewardship Guide. This guide provides helpful information on how growers can protect managed pollinators from the risk of pesticide poisoning.

Growers attending this webinar will receive two Restricted Use Pesticide credits for the renewal of their Michigan Pesticide Applicator License. However, to receive those credits growers, need to complete a short survey at the end of the webinar.

This event is free of charge, but online preregistration is required. Please preregister online at:

https://msu.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_keMgyZ12QbKMXFoHoH00cg

A flyer-invitation with the description of the program is attached.

 




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