2017 NOFA/MA Winter Conference – Worcester, MA

January 14th, 2017
8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Worcester State University
Worcester, MA

Session Two: 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Conservation Biocontrol: Farming with Native Beneficial Insects with Jarrod Fowler –
Conservation biological control is a science-based pest management strategy that seeks to integrate beneficial insects back into cropping systems for natural pest control, ultimately reducing and in some cases eliminating the need for insecticides. The workshop will cover the principles of Conservation Biological Control and how to support beneficial insects on farms through habitat enhancements, farm management practices, pesticide protections, and other conservation strategies.

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