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Planting for Pollination and Pest Management
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11/4/2019
When: 8:30 a.m.
8:30 AM
Where: Georgia NRCA Blackshear Office
705 College Ave.
Blackshear, Georgia 
United States
Contact: Kaitlin McClellan
912-449-5303

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Join us at the Georgia NRCS Blackshear Office and learn how planting for pollinators also supports natural enemies, predators and parasitoids, or crop pests.

Lunch is included, but pre-registration is required by Thursday, October 31, 2019. Space is limited, so register early.

Agenda:

  • The Importance of Pollinators: Keren Giovengo, EcoScapes Sustainable Land Use Program Manager, UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant
  • Pollinator Plantings Support Blueberry Production (Pollination and Conservation Biocontrol: Jason Schmidt, Biocontrol Lab and Assistant Professor, UGA Entomology Department
  • Enhancing Farm Diversity (Plants, Site Prep, Installation and Long-Term Management Overview): Nancy Lee Adamson, Pollinator Conservation Specialist, Xerces Society and USDA NRCS ENTSC
  • Lunch
  • Field Site Visit- Bell Farms, owner Karen Bell
    • NRCS Farm Bill Programming (Supporting Pollinator, Predator, Parasitoid and other Wildlife Habitat): Catherine Magee, Georgia NRCS State Biologist
    • Habitat Assessment Tool: Nancy Lee Adamson

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