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Jan 22, 2019, N F Gregory  - The Northeastern IPM Center will host a collection of webinars, titled "Spotted Lanternfly Basics." Each webinar will be tailored to a specific commodity group:

  • Spotted Lanternfly Basics - Hops, Berry, Vegetable Growers (Feb. 26, 2019, 10:00 a.m.)
  • Spotted Lanternfly Basics - Grape and Apple Industries (Feb. 26, 2019, 1:00 p.m.)
  • Spotted Lanternfly Basics - Christmas Tree Growers (Mar. 4, 2019, 10:00 a.m.)
  • Spotted Lanternfly Basics - Nursery, Greenhouse, Landscape (Mar. 4, 2019, 1:00 p.m.)

All webinars will follow a similar format that covers spotted lanternfly biology, identification, and hosts, monitoring and management strategies, and a regulatory update. While the content may be relevant to audiences throughout the Northeast, management practices covered will be specific to New York. Participants will be encouraged to ask questions.  For more information and registration links, go to:

Pest and Beneficial Insect Walk, $15  Wednesday, June 20, 4-6 pm, University of Delaware Botanic Gardens, 531 S College Avenue, Newark.  Meet at the entrance to Fischer Greenhouse.  Learn to identify insect and disease pests, as well as beneficial insects in the landscape on a walk through the University of Delaware Botanic Gardens.  Instructors: Nancy Gregory, Brian Kunkel, and Carrie Murphy. Credits available: 2 pest, 2 ISA, and 1 CNP.  Register with Carrie Murphy (302) 831-2506 or 
NFG 6/11/18

Disease and Insect Identification Workshop                         $15
July 19, 4-6 pm                                                                        Credits:  (2 Pest., 2 ISA,1 CNP)
Townsend Hall, 531 S College Avenue, Newark, DE, Room 012 Townsend Hall

Learn what signs and symptoms the Extension Specialists use to identify pests and diseases! Tips and techniques will be shared. Fresh and preserved specimens will be available to look at using hand lenses and microscopes.  Instructors:  Nancy Gregory, Brian Kunkel, Carrie Murphy, Jen Rushton

Call 302-831-2531 to sign up
NFG 7/14/2017