ELLICOTT CITY, Md. — University of Maryland Extension will hold IPM training sessions on July 21, August 18, and September 22. There will be live samples and a walk through in-field diagnostic process as part of the IPM approach.
The sessions will be led by Karen Rane, director of the Plant Diagnostic Clinic, and David Clement, plant pathology specialist, with additional expertise from Stanton Gill, Andrew Ristvey, Suzanne Klick, and Matthew Price.
Participants are highly encouraged to bring samples for diagnosis to these interactive training sessions. Please contact Dave Clement (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Karen Rane (email@example.com) beforehand to establish the size and condition of samples, and the history of the sample site.
The sessions will be held from 12:30–3:00 p.m. at the UME Central Maryland Research and Education Center, 11975 Homewood Road, Ellicott City, MD. The cost is $15 for each session. Register for the July 21 session at https://jul21ipm.eventbrite.com/.
The training sessions will be held outdoors in pop-up tents and bringing your own chair is recommended. If the program is affected by inclement weather, registrants will be notified via email and Eventbrite.
–University of Maryland Extension