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March 27: 2nd Annual Fruit and Vegetable Pest Management Workshop

Blossom end rot of high tunnel bell peppers.
Photo: Annie Klodd.
Do you sell vegetables or fruit at your local farmers market, grocery, or restaurant? Join University of Minnesota Extension for this workshop addressing management and pest issues in vegetable and fruit production.

Annie Klodd, Extension Educator-Vegetable and Fruit Production, will cover issues that appear to be diseases but are actually due to environmental factors such as temperature swings, uneven watering, and winter injury.

Extension Entomologist Bill Hutchison, will address a variety of insect pests including, spotted wing drosophila, tarnished plant bug, squash vine borer, cabbage looper, and corn earworm. In addition he will address insects on the horizon like the brown marmorated stink bug and the Japanese beetle that will greatly impact your vegetable and fruit operations.

Two Locations:

Little Falls (8:30-11:30am) Little Falls City Hall: 100 7th Ave NE, Little Falls MN

Alexandria (1:30-4:30pm) Douglas County Extension Meeting Rm: 720 Fillmore St, Alexandria MN

Click here to register. 

For more information: Contact Katie Winslow, Horticulture Educator-Stearns, Benton, and Morrison Counties.
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