You’re Invited! Spring IPM Field Day, May 4, 2011

Dane County Eco-Apple Network

Spring IPM Field Day

May 4, 2011

9:00 am to 12:00pm

Dust off your hand-lens, grab your field guide and join us for a spring IPM meeting and orchard walk at Door Creek Orchard in Cottage Grove, WI.

Activities will include:

Apple disease management Q & A

Dr. Patricia Mc Manus, UW Extension Plant Pathologist

Orchard walk and spring pest scouting

Peter Werts, IPM Institute and Tom Griffith, Door Creek Orchard

Brown marmorated stink bug monitoring and management

Dr. Thomas A. Green and Peter Werts, IPM Institute of North America, Inc.

Additional information: Please bring your IPM questions, hand-lens and be pre-pared to spend a portion of the morning outside in the orchard. Light refresh-ments will be provided.

Location: Door Creek Orchard, 3252 Vilas Rd., Cottage Grove, WI 53527. Map and directions are online, please visit

RSVP and Questions: RSVP to Peter Werts by Monday, May 2nd to or (608) 232-1410. Questions on May 4th, call Peter Werts at (612) 518-0319 (cell).

Thank you to our hosts Thomas and Gretchen Griffith of Door Creek Orchard for making this field day possible.