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Michigan State University Chestnut Webinar
April 9 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PMFree
Though not directly related to western production of Chestnuts, commercial chestnut producers are invited to take advantage of this virtual opportunity and join Michigan State University faculty for their 2021 MSU Chestnut Kickoff held via Zoom on April 9 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. See the tentative agenda for details. Registration is free but required. You will receive Zoom connection information and a reminder the day before the event.
9-9:10 a.m. – Welcome and Introductions
9:10-9:40 a.m. – Wasps and Weevils, Oh My! Updates and Plans for 2021
9:40-9:55 a.m. – Postharvest Treatments for Chestnut Quality
Dan Guyer, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering, Michigan State University
9:55-10:15 a.m. – Pruning Chestnuts
Mario Mandujano, Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences, Michigan State University
10:15-10:45 a.m. – Initial Musings on Chestnut Nutrient Management
Rob Sirrine, senior educator, Michigan State University Extension
10:45-11:15 a.m. – Chestnut Integrated Pest Management Update
Erin Lizotte, senior IPM educator and coordinator, Michigan State University Extension
11:15 a.m.-12 p.m. – Q&A and Evaluation
Michigan State University Extension is committed to providing equal opportunity for participation in all programs, services and activities. Accommodations for persons with disabilities may be requested by contacting Erin Lizotte at firstname.lastname@example.org. Requests will be honored whenever possible.