Why Integrated Pest Management is needed

Entomologist Michael Nash will share his own experiences with slugs, along with advice and strategies for combating this growing problem, including how to calibrate bait spreaders for optimum results.

Michael Nash is a senior researcher with the South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI) and is currently working for GRDC on the integrated pest management of snails and slugs in grain crops.

"Slugs not only cause serious damage to establishing crops of canola, barley and poppies, but also pastures and vegetables."

Do you have any difficult pests to control?
Come and learn key principles of IPM to help develop pest management strategies

WHEN: 8.30 am 12.30 pm, Friday 11 April, morning tea will be provided WHERE: 8.30 am, Seaton Farm Paddock walk, 1083 Richmond Road, Richmond View on Google Maps
10.15 am, University Farm Bait spreader demonstration, 699 Richmond Road, Cambridge View on Google Maps

RSVP: For further information and RSVPs please contact:
Kylie Jordan on 03 6427 5315 or at [email protected] RSVP by 5pm, Tuesday 8 April

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