The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will be presenting the Fall 2023 Integrated Pest Management, IPM, Seminar from 8 a.m.-5p.m. on Nov. 15 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center at Dallas.
The event will be held in the Water Education Building, located at 17360 Coit Road. The cost to register is $100 before Nov. 10. After Nov. 10, registration is $125. To register, visit https://tx.ag/2023FallIPMSeminar.
A lunch will be provided, and a total of 10 Texas Department of Agriculture continuing education units will be available for those attending, including five agricultural and five structural pest units.
Participants will receive the latest updates on pesticide laws, pest biology and identification, and pest management strategies. The courses will be taught by experts from AgriLife Extension and the local community.
Seminar speakers and topics
The topics and speakers will be:
- Program approach to weed control – Manuel Chavarria, Ph.D., AgriLife Extension turfgrass specialist and assistant professor in the Department of Soil and Crop Sciences, Bryan-College Station.
- Improving plant health in North Texas landscapes – Greg Church, Ph.D., plant pathologist and arborist, owner of Synergistic Plant Health, Allen.
- How to develop a successful IPM program – Katerina Graham, AgriLife Extension horticulture agent in Dallas County, and Brad Voss, AgriLife Extension horticulture agent in Collin County.
- Updates on Texas Department of Agriculture and Structural Pest Control Services regulations – Janet Hurley, AgriLife Extension integrated pest management program specialist, Dallas.
- Public pests of concern – Sonja Swiger, Ph.D., AgriLife Extension entomologist and professor in the Department of Entomology, Stephenville.
- IPM of wood-destroying insects in Texas – Bryant McDowell, AgriLife Extension urban IPM program specialist, Dallas.
For more information, contact McDowell at firstname.lastname@example.org