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Promoting beneficial insects: Natural pest control

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Date

Add to Calendar 2023-04-27 12:00:00 2023-04-27 13:00:00 Promoting beneficial insects: Natural pest control Pollinators are critically important to plants and humans, but do you know there are other bugs that help out in the garden or farm? Shane Bugeja, University of Minnesota Extension educator, will talk about some of the major allies in the fight against fruit and vegetable pests and how to attract these insect friends to your landscape. Presenter Shane Bugeja is an Extension educator based in Blue Earth and Le Sueur counties and has been in the role since 2017. He has a master's degree in soil science and a bachelor of science degree in agronomy from Iowa State University. His specialties are insects, invasive species and urban forestry.  America/Chicago public

Time

Central time

Location

Webinar

Contact

Kelly Kunkel, Extension educator
kunke003@umn.edu or 507-381-3861

Pollinators are critically important to plants and humans, but do you know there are other bugs that help out in the garden or farm?

Shane Bugeja, University of Minnesota Extension educator, will talk about some of the major allies in the fight against fruit and vegetable pests and how to attract these insect friends to your landscape.

Presenter

Shane Bugeja is an Extension educator based in Blue Earth and Le Sueur counties and has been in the role since 2017. He has a master's degree in soil science and a bachelor of science degree in agronomy from Iowa State University. His specialties are insects, invasive species and urban forestry. 

Audience

Anyone interested in natural pest control 

Cost

Free

Registration

Registration is required. The webinar will take place on Zoom. 

Accommodations for persons with disabilities may be requested by contacting Julie Larson at larso143@umn.edu two weeks prior to the start of the event. Requests received after this date will be honored whenever possible.

The UMN Wellbeing Program through the Office of Human Resources is offering 200 wellbeing points per webinar for employees and spouses covered by the University's medical insurance.

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