Managing Strawberry Bugs

Date(s): 
Tue, 09/22/2009 - 8:45am

A Free Webinar, “Managing the Strawberry Sap Beetle and Tarnished Plant Bug”, the second of the strawberry mini series will air live Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009 at 12:45 PM. Dr. Greg Loeb, Cornell University, will speak about managing strawberry sap beetle and tarnished plant bug; Dr. Richard Cowles, University of Connecticut, will help growers better understand strawberry vine weevil and its management.

The webinars are free, and participation is easy for anyone with a web browser and a high-speed internet connection. (Pre-registration is required.) If you can’t participate from your home or office computer, group viewings are being organized at selected Cornell Cooperative Extension offices around the state and other sites across the northeast region. Webinars will be recorded and archived for later viewing.

Webinar speakers will make their presentations live, and respond to questions and comments that participants type into an online chat box.

There is no charge for webcast participation, but registration is required. Email with URL connection details is only sent to people who have registered. Connection details are sent about two days before the webinars. Please be connected by 12:45 PM.

Connections for each webcast are limited to 70 participants so register now by contacting Laura McDermott, lgm4 [at] cornell [dot] edu or calling 518-746-2562.

Check the web site for additional program and group viewing location details: www.fruit.cornell.edu/webinar.

Read about more free berry growing classes for the Fall of 2009 

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