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diabrotica vigifera vigifera

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flooded corn field


Economic Benefits of Persistent Biocontrol Nematodes & Extreme Weather Events and Maintaining Forage Quality

  • Friday, February 9, 2024, 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Biocontrol nematodes are microscopic round worms in the soil which only attack insects in the soil or on the soil surface.

  • Speakers: Mike Hunter, Field Crops, CCE North Country Regional Ag Team & Joe Lawrence; Pro Dairy Forage Systems Management, Sr. Extension Associate. 
  • Learn how biocontrol nematodes work, how to apply and timing. 
  • Look at the research done at Musgrave Research Farm in Aurora on biocontrol nematodes. 
  • Find out where you can get Biocontrol Nematodes which are adapted to NY and will persist across growing seasons. 
  • Assessing forage crop damage from recent weather events, flood, hail, and wind damage Refreshments and donuts will be provided.

If you wish to attend, please contact Mellissa Spence at mms427@cornell.edu or (315) 376-5274




Mellissa Spence
Sustainable Agriculture Educator
(315) 376-5270


CCE Lewis County
7395 East Road
Lowville, NY 13367

Last updated February 7, 2024