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Assembling an IPM programs that work – Pear IPM Study Circle
January 11, 2022 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
This event will go ahead as planned.
Topic: Discussion of IPM and bio-based IPM programs step by step through the season and new research on natural enemy impacts of current products, Louis Nottingham, WSU Entomology.
Format: Each study circle meeting will include a 30-50 min presentation and 1 hr of facilitated discussion. Come with your ideas to share.
Credits: Qualifies for 2 WSDA pesticide update credits.
Location: Mission Creek Community Club 4724 Mission Creek Road, Cashmere WA 98815.
Registration: Signup https://pear-study-circles.eventbrite.com. Walk-ins welcome for in-person. Registration required for virtual.
Virtual option: To accommodate Covid restrictions and concerns simultaneous live virtual meeting will be available at https://wsu.zoom.us/j/93951825148 Call in is not suggested but available at US: +1 253 215 8782 Webinar ID: 939 5182 5148 All participants will be required to have a zoom account to sign in due to WSU security policies. Go to https://zoom.us/ to sign up (free) and don’t forget to check your email to confirm.
COVID PRECAUTIONS: Covid cases in Chelan County are up to 688/100K as of Jan 4 compared to 320/100K Dec 27.
- Virtual participation is encouraged.
- In person participants will be asked to mask and social distance.
- Stay home if you are sick.
- Vaccine boosters are encouraged.
- WSU will provide hand sanitizer at entrances and a limited supply of disposable medical masks/ KN95s on hand for people that have misplaced their own mask.
- The wearing of cloth masks, neck gaiters, or bandanas is no longer considered an effective face covering. To mitigate the spread of omicron, the use of a high-quality mask is important. This means at a bi-layer medical-style mask or a KN95 should be worn when indoors.
- Check the website before coming for changes to meeting status.
The goal of this series is to provide learning opportunities where growers, consultants, researchers, and industry professionals can learn from one another in order to improve pear profitability and sustainability.
This study circle is part of an eight-part series of pear IPM and horticulture topics. See treefruit.wsu.edu for additional topics.