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Diversity by Design: Using Trap Crops to Control the Crucifer Flea Beetle Webinar

Join eOrganic for a webinar on using trap crops to control crucifer flea beetles, by entomologist Joyce Parker. The webinar will take place on November 11, 2014 at 11AM Pacific Time, 12PM Mountain, 1PM Central, 2PM Eastern Time. The webinar is free and open to the public, and advance registration is required.

Register now at: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/281474113

 

About the Webinar

Diverse plantings bring many benefits for agroecosystems. This webinar explores the use of diverse trap crops, stands of plants grown to attract pest insects away from your target crop, as an approach to manage flea beetles in broccoli. The audience targeted are small farms, home gardeners and anyone interested in learning more about trap cropping.

About the Presenter

Joyce is an entomologist with a background in agroecology and sustainable agriculture. She received her MS in Ag biology from New Mexico State University and her PhD in Entomology from Washington State University. Her doctoral research broadly explored organic pest management strategies (e.g., trap cropping and companion planting) that enhanced pest control and improved crop yields. Currently Joyce is an AAAS Science Policy Fellow at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in the Design for the Environment Branch.

Find all upcoming and archived eOrganic webinars on organic farming and research topics at http://www.extension.org/pages/25242


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