It was hot and soggy but a good crowd turned up at the OTFA field day. Themes for the day were organic cider production, organic pest management, and marketing strategies . Lab PI, Matt Grieshop, presented information on the basics of orchard insect management as well as a short bulletin on the apple flea weevil, an emerging pest in MI apples. Krista presented the latest data from the hog project and Nate presented data on his ongoing research with entomopathogenic nematodes (click on the links to download a PDF).
A big thank you is in order to the OTFA and Earth First Farms for putting together this most excellent field day with a special thank you to Tom Rosenfeld and his family, Jackie Hoch, and Greg Mund for all their hard work organizing the day.
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