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Integrating Beneficial Habitat on the Farm: Aurora
Integrating Beneficial Habitat
on the Farm
A two-part course that raises awareness of conservation practices the promote biodiversity and beneficial insects in farming systems. Designed for produce farmers (vegetable, tree fruit, berry), conservationists and other agricultural professionals.
Thursday, March 16
9:00 am – 3:00 pm
North Willamette Research & Extension Center
15210 NE Miley Rd. Aurora, OR 97002
Workshop is free, but registration is required
This workshop is full.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to be added to the waitlist.
*Bring a sack lunch; light snacks and beverages will be provided.*
All participants will receive the Xerces Society Book Farming with Native Beneficial Insects and resource handouts. You will also be registered for the summer field day where you will receive an insect net, aspirator, hand lens, collection vials, and a handheld microscope.
· Beneficial insects and native bees attracted to habitats
Annual and perennial insectary plantings for Willamette Valley farms
Methods and plants for on-farm habitat installation
Design and establishment techniques
David Lowenstein, OSU Extension Entomologist
Mace Vaughan, Xerces Society, Pollinator Program Co-Director
Laura Taylor, West Multnomah SWCD, Conservation Technician
Rob Schultz, Stoller Family Estate, Vineyard Manager
Heidi Noordijk, OSU Extension Small Farms Program
For more information and questions contact: email@example.com
Paid for by USDA Risk Management Education Partnerships Program Agreement # RM16RMEPP522C025 - Reduce Farm Risk throuhg Integrated Biological Pest Management Education