Our annual Insects, Disease & Weed Management workshop is coming up on July 14th!
Sustainable production of fresh fruits and vegetables in the Midwest requires an understanding of Integrated Pest Management (IPM). Market producers are often daunted by the sheer number of potential pests that could affect their crops and we will be introducing IPM practices and controls for some common pests, insects and weeds.
Check out this video by NRCS to learn more about the concept of Integrated Pest Management:
Lastly, here is a quote on sustainable pest management from one of the most famous farmers of the market gardening world, Eliot Coleman:
This blog is for our 2020 apprentices so that they can stay up to date on program news and events.