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Michigan State University Chestnut Webinar

April 9 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Free

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.

Tentative agenda

9-9:10 a.m. – Welcome and Introductions

9:10-9:40 a.m. – Wasps and Weevils, Oh My! Updates and Plans for 2021

Deb McCullough and Max Ferguson, Departments of Entomology and Forestry, Michigan State University

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 taylo548@msu.edu. Requests will be honored whenever possible.

Details

Date:
April 9
Time:
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://www.canr.msu.edu/news/chestnut-kickoff-webinar

Organizer

Michigan State University
Phone:
1-888-678-3464
Email:
taylo548@msu.edu
Website:
https://www.canr.msu.edu/outreach/

Venue

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