Episode 23: What is IPM

To be broadcast LIVE on Tuesday July 25, 2017 at 1pm EST
on RealityRadio101.com

What is IPM and how can it help you protect your fruit trees from pests and diseases? That’s what we will learn in this episode of The Urban Forestry Radio Show. IPM stands for Integrated Pest Management and it’s a tool that many orchards and tree nurseries use to protect their trees, while minimizing the use of toxic sprays. In this episode, Kristy Grigg-McGuffin, Horticulture IPM Specialist from Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs will tell us about IPM…what it is and  how you can use it with your trees and crops!

Kristy Grigg-McGuffin. Horticulture IPM Specialist, Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food & Rural Affairs

During the live show you can send your questions for Kristy to instudio101@gmail.com. Or before the show you can post your questions, comments and stories on this post on OrchardPeople.com’s facebook page.During the live show, you’ll also have a chance to win a copy of Integrated Pest Management for Apples and a magnifying hand lens.

You can also take a quiz about the content on this show on OrchardPeople.com’s new TreeQuiz App. Check out the quiz here.

The host of the Urban Forestry Radio Show and Podcast is Susan Poizner of the award-winning fruit tree care education website www.orchardpeople.com (GWA Silver Award of Achievement 2016) and the author of the award-winning fruit tree care book Growing Urban Orchards (GWA Silver Award of Achievement 2014).  You can listen to previous episodes of The Urban Forestry Radio Show and Podcast at www.orchardpeople.com/podcast and you can subscribe to the iTunes podcast.

Tune into The Urban Forestry Radio Show LIVE by going to RealityRadio101.com on the last Tuesday of every month at 1.00 pm Eastern Time and email your questions in during the show to instudio101@gmail.com. This show covers fruit trees, food forests, permaculture and arboriculture.