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Insect and Disease Management in Organic Vegetable Production

Join us in hosting Abby Seaman, from Cornell University, for a full day workshop for beginning farmers.

Insect and Disease Management in Organic Vegetable Production

The morning session will cover pest and beneficial biology and identification, and integrated pest management concepts, with crop-specific examples. In the afternoon we’ll do a crop walk, looking at pests and beneficials in the field, and discussing possible management strategies.

 

headshot portrait of Abby Seaman, 2019 Growing Farmers workshop presenter

More about Abby Seaman: I’ve worked with the New York State Integrated Pest Management Program since 1993. My program focuses on supporting and encouraging the adoption of IPM practices by vegetable farmers, and developing and demonstrating new practices as a need arises or new information becomes available.  I accomplish this through a combination of applied research, demonstration projects, educational programs, and networking, in collaboration with Cornell faculty and vegetable extension colleagues throughout NY.  I have also targeted educational and applied research programs to the needs of organic vegetable producers.