- Author: Luis Espino
Stored Product Insect Pest Management in Rice Mills and Storage Facilities
Optimizing Insect Control and Grain Quality
Sponsored by University of California Cooperative Extension and Lundberg Family Farms
April 7, 2015
9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Lundberg Family Farms
Richvale, CA 95974
We would like to invite you to attend an exciting and informative workshop on rice storage and mill insect pest management. The workshop is organized by the research team of the Post-Harvest Grain Management Project, which was funded by the United States Department of Agriculture, National Institute of Food and Agriculture Grants Program. The team consists of several scientists with many years experience in the subject of pest management in stored grains and storage and milling facilities.
The workshop will focus on pest management in rice mills as well as in storage bins. Major topics include: 1) Current status and challenges of rice grain insect pest management; 2) Integrated pest management programs; 3) Monitoring and dynamics of storage insect pests inside and around rice mills; 4) Structural treatments, residual insecticides, and aeration; 5) Economics of storage rice insect pest control; and 6) Integrated storage rice insect pest management and tool delivery.
Register on-line at http://ucanr.edu/2015ricemillworkshop
Registration is free. Please register before April 1st to ensure participation. Seats will be filled on a first-come basis. Lunch will be provided.
****Applied for DPR CE credits****
For more information, contact Luis Espino, University of California Cooperative Extension (530-458-0578, firstname.lastname@example.org) or Jim Stewart, Lundberg Family Farms (530-538-3500).