Farming for Beneficial Insects: Pollinators, Predators and Parasitoids
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Jul 11, 2013 2:00 pm US/Eastern
Length: 01:05 (hh:mm)
Pre-registration not required.
- Nancy Lee Adamson, Ph.D., Pollinator Conservation Specialist, The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation and USDA NRCS East National Technology Support Center, Greensboro, NC
- Certified Crop Advisors - 1 hour CCA Self Study - PM Credit
- Conservation Planner - 1 hour Conservation Planning Credit
- The Wildlife Society - 1 hour TWS Category 1 Credit
Learn how to support beneficial insects (pollinators and natural enemies of crop pests) on farms.
Pollinators and other beneficial insects help ensure healthy crop harvests. Participate in this webinar to learn how to support pollinators and natural enemies of crop pests (predators and parasitoids) by providing diverse habitat and protection from pesticides. This webinar highlights research showing how diverse habitat adjacent to cropland supports improved pollination and reduces pest pressure.
This webinar is sponsored by the USDA NRCS East National Technology Support Center. Contact Nancy Adamson, Ph.D., Pollinator Conservation Specialist, Xerces Society, for more information about beneficial insects. Contact Holli Kuykendall, Ph.D., National Technology Specialist, for more information about our webinars.
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Photo credit: Golden digger wasp on wingstem; Nancy Lee Adamson, Ph.D.