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Good Bugs Short Course

Farming with Beneficial Insects or Pest Control: Conservation Biocontrol on Rangeland & Cropland Short Course
When Jun 12, 2019
from 08:00 AM to 04:30 PM
Where NDSU Hettinger Research Extension Center
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Contact Phone 701-756-6351
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About the course
Learn about supporting beneficial insects that provide pest control in this full-day short course. Conservation biological control is a science-based pest management strategy tha t seeks to encourage beneficial insects back into cropping & grazing systems  or natural pest control, ultimately rewarding Farmers with economically -viable pest management systems. Join the Xerces Society, as they over-view conservation biological control and beneficial predators and parasitoids that attack insect pests. Participants will learn how common farm practices can impact beneficial in-sects and how to assess and create harm habitat or beneficial insects.

Cost:  Registration is $30 per person by June 1st, Late Registration is $40 per person.

Registrants will receive the Xerces Society’s Pollinator Conservation Toolkit which includes Xerces’ book, Farming with Beneficial Insects, as well as habitat management guidelines and relevant USDA-NRCS and extension publications.

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