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Bugs to the Rescue: Beneficial Insects and the Pesticide Dilemma by AgTech X

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From the organizers:

Whether you’re an aspiring urban farmer seeking to revolutionize the way food is grown or a home hobbyist simply trying to keep a small garden alive, you’re going to run into the inevitable issue of pests. But with many consumers wanting to avoid the use of harmful synthetic pesticides, what options are left?

In this class, led by Scott Carrus, Agritecture’s Lead Horticulturist, you’ll dive into the world of pest management, learning about the organic vs. synthetic pesticide debate and the more holistic approach of using beneficial insects.

Interested in the sustainable food discussion but not so clear about the role of pest management? Get an overview of the issues in this recent article from The New Food Economy.


AgTech X
40 Bushwick Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11206 United States
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