Join WSU Regional Small Farms for our latest online Dirt Talk event to learn all about Flea Beetles! We will be joined by WSU Regional Small Farms IPM Specialist, Laurel Moulton, along with guest farmers to discuss identification, management and resources for flea beetles on your small farm.
Topics to be covered include:
- Flea beetle biology and common species in the Pacific Northwest
- Crops that flea beetles’ impact and what damage looks like
- Available management techniques for flea beetles
- WSU resources
- Farmer Discussion: what experiences have you had with flea beetles? Are local farms having success with practices such as employing nematodes?
- Farmer Q&A
When: June 14th, 2023 @ 6pm – 7:30pm
Where: Online Zoom
Audience: Farmers, Producers, Homesteaders
Registration: This is a free online event, but you must register to receive Zoom link
What is Dirt Talk?
Dirt Talk is hosted by WSU Regional Small Farms in conjunction with a local farmer or 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 / email@example.com / 360- 228-7308) at least two weeks prior to the event.