Beneficial Insects in Christmas Trees-Moving Head
This workshop is for Christmas tree growers that face constant challenges in the management of damaging insects. Ongoing research and field trials test the use of beneficial insects as part of an integrated pest management program.
The workshop will highlight results of field trials led by OSU Extension and local growers. It will also cover the latest information on methods and results from similar efforts around the world, involving use of beneficial insects in pest management.
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Best Management Practices for Christmas Tree Export, Authors: Heather Stoven, Chal Landgren, Rogg Helmuth, LaBonte James. Available in Spanish too! More information or to order.
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Christmas tree progeny trials
Related article-OSU Extension helps Oregon's Christmas tree industry
- OSU Horticulture Resources
Current research and information about nursery, greenhouse and Christmas trees
- OSU Christmas Tree Publications
- Noble Fir Costs and Returns (PDF)
- Douglas Fir Costs and Returns
Past Workshop information:
Identification and Use of Beneficial Insects in Controlling Aphids in Christmas Trees
Using Beneficial Insects to Control Aphids (pdf) Chal Landgren, NWREC
Biocontrol in Field Conifers (pdf) Jana Lee, ARS/Horticultural Crops Research Unit
IPM in Christmas Trees, with an Emphasis on Aphids (pdf) Paul Jepson, OSU
- Chal Landgren, Extension Specialist—Christmas Trees
- Judy Kowalski, Bio Science Research Technician 3—Nursery, Christmas Trees, and Specialty Crop Registrations