All-Seasons Approach to Monitoring and Managing Spotted Wing Drosophila Webinar – 2016

Tuesday, April 12, 2016   •  10 – 11:30 am Pacific time  •  FREE 

Registration required at or contact Sharon Selvaggio at 503-704-0327

Soft fruit growers: Attend to add monitoring, prevention, and cultural methods to your management plan!

The webinar will be organized by each of the four seasons, demonstrating what’s happening in the life cycle of SWD, and effective techniques to monitor and reduce populations.

Dr. Amy Dreves (Oregon State University, Assistant Professor & Sr. Researcher, IPM Research, Extension and Education Entomologist) will be presenting.

A Spanish translation of the webinar will be available online by early summer.

All-Seasons Approach to Monitoring and Managing Spotted Wing Drosophila  Amy J. Dreves, OSU
  • SWD Identification, Monitoring, and Life Biology
  • Crop Stages and the Non-Crop Landscape  SWD Cycle and Habitat Use by Season
  • Management Tools and Practice by Season

Whole-Farm Revenue Insurance – George Harris, Northwest Farm Credit Services Learn about a crop insurance program that provides a new opportunity for specialty crop and diversified farms to secure coverage

Minimizing Pesticide Risk – Amy J. Dreves, OSU and Sharon Selvaggio, NCAP Learn about minimum residue limit requirements for selected export countries and about required pesticide buffers along salmon-bearing streams

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