Beneficial Insects on Small Farms Webinar, March 14, 2013

University of Illinois Extension - Westchester, Illinois

"Most insects are good. Many are predators of insect pests and weeds", said Kelly Allsup, University of Illinois Extension Educator. The webinar will focus on identifying beneficial insects and strategies to encourage them on the farm.

The Beneficial Insects webinar is part of a Small Farm Webinar series and offered on Thursday March 14 from 1 to 2 pm. You can listen in from home, but University of Illinois Extension is also offering the opportunity to join others at our Boone County Extension office at 205 Cadillac Court, Unit 5, Belvidere, IL 61008. And it will also be offered at our DeKalb County, and Ogle County offices.

There is no fee, but pre-registration is required to ensure adequate space and handouts. In addition, sessions may be cancelled for insufficient registration and you may be asked to consider an alternate location.

To register contact us at 815.544.3710 or go online at

The Small Farm Webinar Series is a 12 week educational series for the small farm community and provides practical knowledge on emerging topics which advance local food production in Illinois. This series of events is aimed at providing small farm producers with a look at how leading practices in production, management, and marketing enable operations to improve profitability and sustainability.

For information on this Webinar Series program, please contact Ellen Phillips, University of Illinois Extension Educator - Local Food Systems and Small Farms at 815-732-2191 or

If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this program, please contact the Unit Office at least two weeks prior to the event.

Date: Mar 14, 2013
Start Time:1:00 PM
End Time:2:00 PM
Organized by:University of Illinois Extension
Address: 205 Cadillac Court, Unit 5
Belvidere, IL 61008
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