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 [email protected].
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
-Pruning & Irrigation
-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 9:00am – 1pm
Eugene Unitarian Universalist Church
1685 W 13th Ave
Eugene, OR 97402
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- $20.00 USD