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AgBeats Webinar & Conference Call Series

A free webinar and conference call series about integrated crop management for Extension county agents and advanced growers.

Innovative programming from WVU Extension specialists about field problems during the crop production season.

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Use the webinar link at the designated times. 

No registration required!

All sessions held from 10-11 a.m. (Eastern)

Upcoming AgBeats Events

Webinar Link

Meeting ID: 922 3657 0945

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Tentative 2023 Schedule

Presenters and topics may change based on personnel availability and emergent issues.




6/14/2023 - Part 1

Dr. James Woodhall, University of Idaho Plant Pathology Specialist

Tips for diagnosing vegetable diseases

6/14/2023 - Part 2

Dr. M. Rahman

Early season plant problems

6/28/2023 - Part 1

Dr. Rakesh Chandran

Weed control in alfalfa

6/28/2023 - Part 2

Dr. Lewis Jett

Methods to conserve soil moisture for specialty crop production

7/12/2023 - Part 1

Dr. Carlos Quesada

Biological options for insect pests in vegetables

7/12/2023 - Part 2

Dr. Srdjan Aćimović, Virginia Tech. 

Bitter rot management strategies

7/26/2023 - Part 1

Dr. Rakesh Chandran

Control of an invasive knapweed in pastures

7/26/2023 - Part 2

Dr. Elizabeth Rowen

Dung beetle ecology in WV pastures

8/9/2023 - Part 1

Dee Singh-Knights and Guests

Farm viability and profitability, farm diversification (including agritourism), and farm and food safety

8/9/2023 - Part 2


8/23/2023 - Part 1

Dr. Carlos Quesada

How upcoming EPA changes will affect agricultural production 

8/23/2023 - Part 2



9/13/2023 - Part 1

Dr. Mira Bulatović-Danilovich

Relative susceptibility to major apple diseases-Lessons learned from the Cider Apple Orchard

9/13/2023 - Part 2

Dr. M. Rahman

Organic options for plant disease management

9/27/2023 - Part 1

Dr. Mira Bulatović-Danilovich

Two possibilities:

1. Geneva apple root stocks - our experience

2. In the aftermath of fire blight outbreak in our Cider Apple Orchard – planning for pruning, fertilization and Apogee

9/27/2023 - Part 2

Dr. M. Rahman

Late season vegetable and fruit disease management