At 2016 Farwest Show:

US (OR): Jen Browning identifies pests that can be controlled by nematodes

The 2016 Farwest Show, August 25-27, in Portland, OR, has invited noted horticulturist and entomologist Jen Browning to speak on the use of nematodes in the control of pests in greenhouse and nursery production. Her talk, ‘Nematodes for Problem Pests in Nursery & Greenhouse’, includes an overview of the types of pests that can be suppressed or controlled with nematodes. Attendees will take away knowledge and descriptions of conditions for application and best management practices to ensure success. Browning will cover how to handle, store and inspect beneficial nematodes for quality. A demonstration of QA procedure for nematodes will be included, along with a Q&A session.

Browning, Technical Service Specialist, BASF Professional & Specialty Solutions, works in field development for BASF’s Turf and Ornamentals division. A graduate of Oregon State University with a BS in Horticulture and MS in Entomology she has worked in landscape design and with retail and wholesale nurseries. Based in the Pacific Northwest, Browning works closely with the nurseries, greenhouses, superintendents and landscape managers to provide solutions and support for success with BASF’s line of crop protection products. She is involved in many functions of BASF’s product line, from chemistry to biologicals.

Browning’s talk will be delivered Thursday, August 25, 10-11a, in Room B117-119. This Session will be translated in Spanish.

For complete information on Browning’s session and to register, visit

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