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Documents: Notice Board:

MSU Biological Control for Greenhouse Growers

- online class
by MSU
November 18, 2018

If you are looking to learn more about biological controls, register now for MSU’s biological control online class.

This four-hour self-paced, online class consists of pre-recorded lectures and video demonstrations and is intended for greenhouse and ornamental plant growers and others interested in learning about the fundamental concepts of insect biological control methods. It provides introductory content to those growers new to biological control and also introduces more advanced methods, including banker plants. This course is also offered in Spanish.

The course is instructed by Heidi Lindberg, Greenhouse and Nursery Extension Educator with MSU Extension. Dr. Raymond Cloyd of Kansas State University Extension co-authored the content.

The four hours of pre-recorded lecture and video demonstrations are divided into six units:

• Unit 1: Introduction to Greenhouse Biological Control

• Unit 2: Commercially Available Biological Control Agents

• Unit 3: Using Banker Plants in Biological Control Programs

• Unit 4: Implementing a Biological Control Program

• Unit 5: Interactions of Pesticides and Biological Control Programs

• Unit 6: Greenhouse Examples of Biological Control Systems: Application Strategy and Costs The cost is $129 per person and registration begins November 1 through the end of the month, so hop on that now.

Find more information HERE:

http://www.canr.msu.edu/online-college-of-knowledge/biological-control

or email wollaege@msu.edu.

Email: wollaege@msu.edu
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