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Integrated Pest Management Academy

February 20-21, 2012

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The Academy is thrilled to host Dr. Barry Jacobsen from the Department of Plant Sciences and Pathology at Montana State University. Dr. Jacobsen will discuss the philosophy of IPM that has revolutionized agricultural production. Participants will be introduced to the critical concepts that support IPM, including entomology, plant physiology, pest scouting and more. Participants will also have the opportunity to opt into two half-day sessions to learn about IPM strategies in specific production systems including:
•Strawberries and Raspberries
•Grapes
•Blueberries
•Pome Fruit
•Stone Fruit
•Cucurbits, Cole Crops, Onions, Celery, and Carrots
•Peas, Beans, Sweet Corn, Asparagus, Tomatoes, and Peppers
•Hops
•Conifers
•Deciduous Trees and Shrubs
•Small Grains and Forages; Wheat, Alfalfa, and Mixed Hay
•Field Crops; Corn and Soybeans The Academy will run from 8:30-5:00 on February 20-21, 2012. MAEAP I, Pesticide Recertification and Certified Crop Advisor credits will be available.

IPM Academy Location: Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center Michigan State University 55 South Harrison Avenue East Lansing, MI 48824-1022

Credits –
Pesticides recertification (16 total)
Day 1 8 - Private or Comm. Core
Day 2 4 - Private , Commercial core or category each session
MNLA - Certified Green Industry Professional – 7 CEUs
Certified Crop Advisor – 9 CCA