Soil Health & Pest Dynamics


MP3 download of workshop audio from MOSES 2018.

Lori Hoagland
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.