The University of Vermont, along with specialists from New Hampshire and Maine, is holding their annual tri-state workshop online. It’s a two-session online Zoom event to be held on January 18 and 25, 2024, from 1:00 to 3:30 p.m. EST.
Sessions will include:
Information on the latest thrips threatening ornamentals.
Use of biostimulants to boost plant growth for IPM.
Managing water and fertilizers in different potting mixes.
How to submit specimens to your diagnostic labs and why.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) selected the University of Vermont as one of six recipients that will receive a total of $780,000 from the Pesticide Environmental Stewardship Program (PESP) grant competition. The selected grantees will explore the use of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) in agriculture over the course of two years to reduce the risk of pests and pesticides. Continue reading “Darby Receives EPA Pesticide Environmental Stewardship Grant”
Twenty-two sheep and goat producers from Vermont and the Northeast earned certification in the FAMACHA method of monitoring small ruminants for internal parasites in a three-part workshop series culminating in an on-farm training held on May 23, 2022 in Whiting, VT. Part 1 and Part 2 of the workshop series are available to view as recorded webinars. The course was co-hosted by UVM Extension, Cornell Cooperative Extension, and the Cornell Sheep and Goat program. Continue reading “Sheep and Goat Farmers Earn Certification in IPM”