Nematology Short Course for Agri-Business

Date: August 20, 2015
Location: MSU Kellogg Center, 219 S Harrison Rd, East Lansing, MI 48824

Time: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Michigan State University nematologist George Bird reports the NE-1040 Multi-State Research Project has organized a one-day nematology short course to be hosted by the Michigan Agri-Business Association. The agenda begins with an overview of the role of nematodes in agriculture and concludes with the topic of soil health. Participants choose between two breakout tracks:

  1. Cover crops
  2. Host-crop resistance management and seed treatments

The course will end with a cover crop demonstration at the MSU Entomology farm on south campus.

The event features 14 presentations from educators and researchers from Michigan State University Extension and AgBioResearch, The Ohio State University, Iowa State University, Cornell University, University of Wisconsin and the Connecticut Agricultural Research Station.

Register and view detailed agenda.