Spotted Wing Drosophila Workshop: Team Approach From Around the World


Thank you for your interest in our workshop. Unfortunately, due to limited space we have reached capacity for this event and are no longer accepting registrations. Spotted Wing Drosophila management materials will be made available after the event for those who were unable to attend. If you would like to be added to a wait list or would like to be emailed the event materials please contact Sharon Selvaggio: 503-704-0327 or

With a warm winter and high overwintering survival, 2015 is a challenging year for managing spotted wing Drosophila. Soft fruit growers should attend to develop your farm’s management plan, featuring a range of sanitation and cultural tactics from around the world. 

Tuesday  August 04, 2015  8:30am – 1:30pm
Cost: $20 (includes lunch)
3 credits available for pesticide license recertification in Oregon


Understanding SWD Biology, Behavior, & Seasonal Needs
SWD Management Tools & Practices
      -Early Season Mass Trapping
      -Reducing Risky Situations
      -Monitoring Traps
      -Degree-Day Modeling
      -Sanitation, Netting
      -Timely Picking
      -Pruning & Irrigation
      -Treatment Timing
      -Biological Controls
      -Cold Storage
      -World Wide SWD Research Advancements (e.g., sound, repellents, & visual cues)

Presented by: Amy J. Dreves, Oregon State University, Beverly Gerdeman, Washington State University, Emilio Guerrieri & Massimo Giorgini, Institute for Sustainable Plant Protection (CNR-IPSP) at the National Research Council of Italy

Monitoring, Identification, and Fruit Sampling Demonstrations

Presented by: Amy J. Dreves

Whole-Farm Revenue Insurance

Learn about a new insurance program that provides a new opportunity for specialty crop & diversified farms to secure  coverage.
Presented by: George Harris, Northwest Farm Credit Services



  • August 04, 2015 at 9am – 1pm
  • Eugene Unitarian Universalist Church
    1685 W 13th Ave
    Eugene, OR 97402
    United States
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  • $20.00 USD
  • Jennifer Miller


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