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beneficial insect, beneficial insectary, biological control, greenhouse pest control, ipm, ipm strategies, kelly vance, pest management -

Kelly Vance came to Beneficial Insectary in 2016 after a 17-year career in greenhouse ornamental and landscape pest management with a strong focus on biological controls and soft chemistry. Since joining the team in Redding, he’s worked in a wide variety of ornamental, food and hemp/cannabis crops developing bio control programs for a myriad of crop pests. He has written company literature and is developing a series of release videos for the Beneficial website as well. Kelly moved to Redding from Salem, OR in November 2018 and covered the western United States for Beneficial Insectary before moving into the IPM Technical Lead...

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Clackamas Coot, coot, coot mix, ipm strategies, neem, peat moss, potting soil, vermicompost, worm bins -

This is the 2nd part of a 3 part interview series with Clackamas Coot. We talk more about neem, IPM strategies, worm bins, peat moss, how to evaluate potting soils, and much more!       Important links: Functional Blocks of Neem Oil The Growing Importance of Neem in Agriculture, Industry, Medicine, and Environment: A Review in Research Journal of Medicinal Plants Peat vs Coco  

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