Hedgerows and Cover Crops and How They Affect IPM
Date: Wednesday; Dec 14, 2022
Time: 9:30AM coffee and tour of cover crop demo, talks will be 10AM - noon
Location: UC Hansen REC, 287 Briggs Rd, Santa Paula, CA 93060
Nic Anne Irvin
- "Nic has been researching biological control of invasive pests in Hoddle Lab at UCR since 2001. She started research on Asian citrus psyllid in 2017, and is currently involved in investigating Integrated Pest Management tools for California citrus growers".
Brent Mossman, RCD
- Brent Mossman is a California native that has a B.S. in Plant Science from Cal Poly Pomona. He is a CA state licensed agricultural Pest Control Adviser, specializing in Integrated Pest Management. Currently working at the Ventura County Resource Conservation District as the Conservation Agriculture Specialist, providing technical assistance to ensure the success of programs such as CDFA's WETA, IIMRLN, and HSP.
- Dr. Elizabeth Scordato is an Assistant Professor of biology at Cal Poly Pomona. Her research in Ventura County focuses on using native vegetation restoration to improve ecosystem services in citrus and avocado orchards.
- Dr. Gordon Frankie is a research biologist interested in native bees of California and Costa Rica. One of his prime interests is exploring and implementing ways to extend results of his findings and those of colleagues to a wide variety of audiences. He is currently involved in researching the many insect visitors to avocado flowers. He works closely with UC Coop Extension on this project.
Please reach out to Nicki Anderson with UCCE Ventura for any questions or concerns – firstname.lastname@example.org (805)452-4182