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Dirt Talk: Slugs & Snails – Control on Small Farms

August 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Free

Join WSU Regional Small Farms and Rory Mc Donnell, OSU associate professor and Extension gastropod specialist in a discussion all about Slugs and Snails and how to control them on your small farm.

This farm walk is open to all beginning and current farmers, not to the general public.   

Topics to be covered include:

  • Background information on slugs and snails
  • Main pest species on the west coast and how to identify them
  • Current control methods
  • Development of new tools:
    –              Novel attractants such as bread dough 
    –              Biological control using nematodes

When: August 10th, 2022, 6pm – 7:30pm (online event!)
Where: Online Zoom Event – Registration Required
Tickets: This is a FREE event, but you must register to attend!

What is Dirt Talk?
Dirt Talk is hosted by WSU Regional Small Farms in conjunction with a local farmer or agriculture specialist willing to share their expertise in a given topic. Events are held in a supportive yet informal atmosphere, that allows participants to share, exchange perspectives, and learn from each other without pressure.
Events are open to all new and current farmers!

WSU Extension programs and employment are available to all without discrimination. Evidence of noncompliance may be reported through your local WSU Extension office. Reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities and special needs who contact Jess Sappington (345 6th St. Suite 550, Bremerton WA / jess.sappington@wsu.edu / 360- 228-7308) at least two weeks prior to the event.

Details

Date:
August 10
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Venue

Online presentation
WA United States

Organizer

Regional Small Farms Program
Phone:
(360) 379-5610
Email:
kellie.henwood@wsu.edu
Website:
extension.wsu.edu/regionalsmallfarms