Biocontrol 101

  • Wednesday, March 29, 2023, 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Registration: 8:30 AM Program: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Learn about biocontrol options to manage common insect pests and pathogens in greenhouses and high tunnels for greenhouse, vegetable, and cut flower productions.  This workshop includes lectures, hands-on activities, and a greenhouse tour.

Lectures will be held at Cornell Cooperative Extension of Albany County, 24 Martin Road, Voorheesville NY. The greenhouse tour will be held at Gade Farm, 2479 Western Ave, Altamont NY.

4.25 NYSDEC PESTICIDE CREDITS for categories 1a, 3a, 3c, 24, and 25

Scouting for pests and diseases
What are biopesticides and how I should use them?
Approaches to the biological control of common insect pests
Biocontrol application methods and timing
Greenhouse tour, demonstrations, and discussions

Dr. Elizabeth Lamb, Senior Extension Associate, Ornamentals IPM Coordinaor, NYS Integrated Pest Management
Dr. Amara Dunn, Biocontrol Specialist, NYS Integrated Pest Management
Carol Glenister, Founder, President, and Entomologist, IPM Laboratories, Inc.

Please pre-register by March 24th, 2023 at:

Call 518-765-3518 or email

For program questions or special accommodations: Jingjing Yin, / 518-429-8608

$45 per person for residents of Albany,Rensselaer, Schenectady, and Washington counties

$60 per person for residents of all other areas.

Lunch is included.

Event Flyer


Jingjing Yin
Regional Commercial Horticulture Educator

Last updated March 8, 2023