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The points of contact between Rutgers Cooperative Extension Service and the grower & business communities are the NJ County Agricultural Agents. The agents are a tremendous source of information for both new and experienced growers. Visit your local county extension office.

Monday, May 14, 2012

Webinar: "IPM for Organic farmers-web tools, scouting and IPM"

The North Central SARE program is sponsoring this webinar that will be presented by Beth Bishop, Michigan State University's Enviro Weather Coordinator on how to set up a sound Integrated Pest Management program for your farm and use online tools to assist you predict pest outbreaks as well as give you a heads up of possible pest outbreaks.

This year will likely be challenging to all farmers in the Midwest, given the mild winter and early heat spell, triggering perennials to bloom too early and allowing overwintering insects and disease to survive in the soil. Beth Bishop, Enviro-Weather coordinator will share how to use this great online tool to predict insect flights as well as steps toward a sound Integrated Pest Management program for your farm. IPM model plants will be shared for three model crops; corn, apples and tomatoes.

 Please join us in an Adobe Connect Meeting. June 21, Thursday from 2-3:30 EST

 Meeting Name: IPM for Organic farmers-web tools, scouting and IPM

 Invited By: Vicki Morrone and Beth Bishop.  If you have any questions please contact Vicki at

 To join the meeting on June 21 at 2 pm EST Click on this link: