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From: The Xerces Society <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Thu, Apr 19, 2018 at 2:34 PM
Subject: Farming with Native Beneficial Insects in South Carolina
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June 26th, 2018
Farming with Beneficial Insects for Pest Control:Conservation Biological Control Short CourseJune 26th, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PMGreenwood, SCIn this full-day Conservation Biological Control short course, learn about supporting beneficial insects that provide pest control. Conservation biological control is a science-based pest management strategy that seeks to integrate beneficial insects back into cropping systems for natural pest control, ultimately reducing and in some cases eliminating the need for pesticides. Participants will learn how common farm practices can impact beneficial insects and how to assess and create farm habitat for beneficial insects.
DetailsAgenda:Click here for the full agenda and more information about the course.Cost:Registration is $45 per person.
Registrants will receive the Xerces Society's Pollinator Conservation Toolkit which includes Xerces' book, Farming With Native Beneficial Insects, as well as habitat management guidelines and relevant USDA-NRCS and extension publications.Lunch is not included. Please plan on bringing a sack lunch and a refillable water bottle with you to the course.Online Registration:Advanced registration is required by June 19th.Click here to register for the course.
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