Upcoming Webinar: “Squeaky Clean Start to 2023”

Getting off on the right foot in the new year is important personally AND in your greenhouse, especially when it comes to pest management.

Join two of our Canadian greenhouse experts for some great talks on where, when and how to sanitize in your greenhouse to avoid pest outbreaks, and new research findings on dipping vegetative cuttings to reduce incoming pests.

More details can be found below on how to register for this joint event between Michigan State Extension and OMAFRA’s Grow ON Webinar series.

Free Webinar in GROW ON Series

When: Thursday – Jan. 19, 2023, 12 – 1:30 p.m. ET


To bleach or not to bleach? Cara McCreary (Greenhouse Vegetable IPM Specialist at Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, Canada) will discuss the benefits of cleaning and disinfecting a greenhouse structure and equipment to minimize pest outbreaks. She will share some tips and tricks for this seemingly daunting task with a focus on the riskiest pathways of pest introductions and opportunities to mitigate these risks. 

Dr. Rose Buitenhuis (Senior Research Scientist Biological Control at Vineland Research and Innovation Centre, Canada) will then provide tips on how to reduce incoming insect pests by dipping vegetative cuttings in reduced-risk products. She will provide an update on new research findings as well.

Registration Link: Event Summary for Squeaky Clean Start to 2023 | ANR Events Management System (msu.edu)

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