MU Extension events calendar
Professional development events
- Sept. 6 to 7, 2016
Agribusiness & Policy Symposium
- Sept. 15, 2016
19th Annual Conference for Office and Clinic Nurses and Office Support Staff
- Sept. 15, 2016
4th Annual James and Nancy Cassidy Rheumatology Symposium
- Sept. 26 to 27, 2016
- Sept. 26 to 30, 2016
Community Development Academy-Courses 1 and 3 Fall 2016
- Sept. 30 to Oct. 1, 2016
12th Annual Health Ethics - DigiHealth 2016: Health Ethics and Storytelling in a Digital Age
- Oct. 2 to 7, 2016
17th International Congress on Neutron Capture Therapy 2016
- Oct. 13, 2016
Missouri Tech Expo 2016
- Oct. 14 to 15, 2016
23rd Perioperative Clinical Update
- Oct. 27, 2016
2nd Perinatal Conference
Spotted Wing Drosophila Fruit Pest Workshop
Monday, May 19, 2014, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Jefferson County Extension Center
301 3rd Street, Hillsboro MO map...
The Spotted Wing Drosophila is a new invasive insect pest that is threatening fruit crops. Last year this small vinegar fly hit berries and other small fruit crops across the state. The female of this fly cuts into unripe fruit to lay its eggs. The eggs then hatch into tiny maggots that infest the fruit. As a new insect to your farm or home garden, you may not know you have it until someone bites into the fruit and finds it. This workshop will teach you how to identify the Spotted Wing Drosophila and how to trap it before it becomes a major problem for your local fruit crop production or home garden.
More information about this event
Spotted Wing Drosophila (SWD) Fruit Pest Workshop
Contact the Jefferson County Extension office at 636-797-5391 to pre-register. The Workshop will be held at the Extension office located at 301 3rd Street, Hillsboro, MO 63050.