Cornell Cooperative Extension and Penn State Extension team up to present a series of webinars to keep you informed on critical production issues. The series provides convenient access to timely updates in commercial vegetable and small fruit production for extension educators, producers, and industry representatives in Pennsylvania, New York and surrounding states.
The Symposium will begin with a keynote address by Sieglinde Snapp, Professor of Soils and Cropping Systems Ecology, Michigan State University, entitled "Cover Crops and Perennial Grains for Future Cropping Systems." The keynote address, co-hosted by the Department of Plant Science and the Penn State Sustainable Agriculture Working Group, will be held in Room 101 Agricultural Sciences and Industries Building from 12:20-1:10pm.
The 8th International Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Symposium will be held in Salt Lake City, Utah USA from March 24-26, 2015 at the Salt Palace Convention Center. Headquarters hotel will be the Radisson Hotel Salt Lake City Downtown. Symposium sessions will address IPM across disciplines, internationally, in the market place, urban settings, greenhouses and more.
Bed bugs continue to show up in schools across the nation. Their arrival can cause headaches for everyone from the administration to the nurse and facility manager. This presentation discusses the challenges bed bugs present and your important role in protecting the students and staff. Bed bugs are uniquely different from most indoor pests.
The Penn State University College of Agricultural Sciences and The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture will offer a day long greenhouse biological pest control workshop in the University Park greenhouse facility.
If you are are interested in participating in a poison prevention event, contact your local poison control center by calling the nationwide toll-free number, 800-222-1222, and asking to speak with a poison prevention educator. If you are interested in hosting a poison prevention event, the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has a National Poison Prevention Week Planner.
The 2015 Watershed Congress will offer an empowering keynote, information packed breakout sessions, one-on-one poster discussions and more.
The second installment of the All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Series. Learn how to make the biology of fire ants work for you not against you. This webinar presented by Dr. Lawrence "Fudd" Graham from Auburn University will discuss fire ant baits and other control methods. It will also provide the latest information on the Pseudacteon phorid flies, natural enemies of fire ants.
Looking for a resource to help you protect indoor air quality (IAQ) and occupant health during energy efficiency upgrades in your school or district? EPA has a new resource to help.
All over the nation, birds of all shapes and sizes attempt to make schools their favorite hangout. Their arrival can lead to sanitation issues, added facility deterioration, distracted students and health problems. They can cause headaches for everyone from teachers to facility managers. This presentation discusses the challenges that avian pests present and some tried-and-true ways to deter them from your school buildings and grounds.
If you visit people in their homes, or have clients visit your office, you have probably encountered bed bugs! Learn why not to panic at the thought – or sight – of bed bugs: how to help your clients; what is effective; what’s not; how to protect yourself, and more. Gain strategies, protocols and confidence in dealing with an increasing problem!
Mark Van Horn, Director, UC Davis Student Farm
This webinar will help you discover effective strategies for responding quickly to moisture problems and learn about proper mold remediation and clean-up practices in schools.
This free webinar is one in a series of EPA presentations to help school districts adopt a proactive approach to pest control by offering information on Integrated Pest Management.
Take action now and register for the second webinar in the IAQ Master Class series
Bed bugs continue to show up in schools across the nation. Their arrival can cause headaches for everyone from the administration to the nurse and facility manager. This presentation discusses the challenges bed bugs present and your important role in protecting the students and staff. Space is limited.
This webinar will explore the most compelling and motivational evidence for Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) management in schools, highlight the value of creating a green and healthy school, and demonstrate return on investment and other results school districts are achieving, such as increased cost savings and improved student performance. Identify IAQ issues unique to schools. Prepare participants to take action to implement IAQ management plans that address health, academic performance and facility efficiency.
This food safety management certification course provides the National Restaurant Association (NRA) food safety curriculum for food service establishments.
IPM professionals who need to earn continuing education credit can now do so without traveling. Funded by the Southern IPM Center, a new web-based school IPM curriculum has been developed by Texas A&M AgriLife specialists. Courses are designed for school IPM coordinators, pest management professionals and animal control/code enforcement officers.
Plan to join more than 3,200 researchers, professors, graduate and undergraduate students, extension service personnel, administrators, research technicians, consultants, and others from around the globe for four days of science, networking and fun. This is the most important annual conference anywhere in the world for the science of entomology.