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New Advances for Biological Controls

Tuesday, June 21, 2016
12:00am – 11:59pm

Storrs Campus
SU 331

New Advances for Biological Controls for Indoor and Outdoor Production of Ornamentals UConn Extension and UMass Extension are sponsoring, New Advances for Biological Controls for indoor and outdoor production of ornamentals. This one day educational program will be held on Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at Room 331, Student Union, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT. The speakers featured at this educational program include: · John Sanderson, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY who will be speaking on New Developments You Can Use from Biocontrol Research · Ron Valentin, Bioline Agrosciences, Oxnard, CA who will be speaking on Bio-control developments on a Global Level · Roger McGaughey, Pioneer Gardens, Deerfield, MA who will be speaking on Biological Control Agents (BCA) use in Perennial Growing · Mary Gardiner, Ohio State University, Wooster, OH who will be speaking on Good Garden Bugs: Identifying Native Predators and Parasitoids Common in Outdoor Ornamental Production · Paula Shrewsbury, University of Maryland, College Park, MD who will be speaking on Encouraging Beneficials to enhance biological control in outdoor production A registration fee of $40 is due by June 14th payable by check only to the University of Connecticut. Included in the cost of admission: coffee, continental breakfast, lunch, informational handouts and parking. Five pesticide recertification credits will be offered for attendees in CT, RI, MA, ME, NH, and VT. For more information contact: Leanne Pundt at or call 860.626.6855 or visit the website: or click here for the program brochure.


Leanne Pundt; or 860-626-6855

Extension (primary), College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources, Office of Public Engagement, UConn Master Calendar

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