Webinar on fireblight control without antibiotics
Ken Johnson is one of the country's leading researchers on alternative fireblight controls.
During a free Webinar on March 13, Dr. Ken Johnson, plant pathologist with Oregon State University in Corvallis, will discuss fireblight control without antibiotics, which are being phased out by the National Organic Standards Board. Johnson is one of the leading researchers in the country on this subject.
The Webinar, entitled Organic Pome Fruit Systems: Fire Blight Control under the Proposed Non-Antibiotic Standard, begins at 2 p.m. Eastern time, 1 p.m. Central, noon Mountain, and 11 a.m. Pacific time. Advanced registration is required. To register, go to the eOrganic Web site,
See also the article "Life without antibiotics," in the February 15 issue of Good Fruit Grower.