Oregon growers can attend OktoberPest 2017

Oregon growers can attend OktoberPest 2017

OSU Extension has scheduled pest management workshops for greenhouse and nursery employees on Thursdays in October.

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September 27, 2017

AURORA, Ore. -- Bewildered by bugs? Want schooling on the best way to beat borers? Having trouble keeping up with invasive pest threats? Vowing vengeance on snails and slugs? Come to the Oregon State University Extension's 2017 OktoberPest workshops. OktoberPest is a series of workshops designed to help improve knowledge about pest management. This year the event will focus on pest insect order recognition, boring insects, invasive species, and slug and snail management in commercial nurseries.

The OSU Extension's workshops and information sessions provide a focused learning environment for pest management professionals. Classes are held Thursday mornings at the North Willamette Research and Extension Center, 15201 NE Miley Rd, Aurora, Oregon. The agenda and the registration flyer are available at the workshop/classes link at the PNW Nursery IPM website