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Biological Control Programs for Ornamental Production

Thursday, June 18, 2015
9:00am – 4:00pm

Storrs Campus
WB Young 100

UConn Extension and UMass Extension are sponsoring, Proven Biological Control Programs; for indoor and outdoor production of ornamentals. This one-day educational program will be held on Thursday, June 18, 2015 at the Room 100, WB Young Building, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT. The speakers featured at this educational program include: • Margery Daughtrey, Cornell University, LIHREC, Riverhead, NY who will be speaking on Biological Controls of Disease: Fungus vs. Fungus in the Greenhouse

• Suzanne Wainwright-Evans, Buglady Consulting, Slatington, PA who will be speaking on Evaluating Your Biological Control Program and Using Biological Controls in Outdoor Production

• Grant Jones, IPM Specialist, Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, PA who will be speaking on Implementing a Biological Control Program at Longwood Gardens

• A Grower Panel on IPM & Biologicals featuring Steven Courcy & Keith Salcines DS Cole Growers, Loudon, NH and Michael Calhoun, Broken Arrow Nursery, Hamden, CT.

A registration fee of $35 is due by June 11th 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 registration form.


Leanne Pundt, or 860-626-6855

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

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