Mar 5, 2015
SWMREC to host spring grape kick-off meeting

Berrien County MSU Extension in 2015 will be hosting several in-season Integrated Pest Management meetings for all grape growers.

The first of these grape meetings, the Spring Kick-off Meeting, will start at 2 p.m. March 24 at the Southwest Michigan Research and Extension Center. Presentations will include: Tom Zabadal on rebuilding winter-injured vineyards, Rufus Isaacs on early season IPM and Annemiek Schilder on early season disease management, including dormant sprays. Discussion will follow each speaker, so growers are encouraged to bring questions. Dinner will be served after the educational presentations, at 4:30.

Three restricted use pesticide recertification (RUP) credits have been requested for this meeting. Registration includes dinner, and is $13 per person for pre-registration (before March 20) and $18 per person thereafter.

Checks should be made out to Michigan State University and mailed, along with a note of the name and preferred contact information of registrants, to:

ANR Events Services/Southwest Grape 2015 Kickoff

Justin S. Morrill Hall of Agriculture

446 West Circle Drive, Room 11

East Lansing, MI 48824

Online registration will also be available here March 5-20.

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P.O. Box 128
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