Saturday Session III
The health of your soil can influence pest pressure on your vegetable farm. Learn how the physical, chemical, and biological properties of soil can prevent or exacerbate pest incidences and severity. Get research-proven, practical approaches to improving soil health and preventing pest outbreaks on your farm.
Lori Hoagland is an associate professor and soil microbial ecologist at Purdue University. She aims to help vegetable growers improve the productivity, quality, and safety of their produce, while dealing with soil and water degradation, evolving pests, and climate instability.