Beth Sastre of the Virginia Cooperative Extension will discuss the safe use of pesticides including when to use them and how to decide when they are necessary. She will also share best practices on how to protect yourself and the environment. She specifically highlights pesticide use for controlling the spotted lanternfly.
Pesticide Safety Tips
Wednesday, July 27, at 6:30pm
Use this link to participate. The link will become active beginning at the start time listed for this program. Note that you may have to download WebEx or a temporary WebEx application to activate the link.
Event number (access code): 2333 954 8389
Event password: LCPL
Commercial Horticulturalist Beth Sastre assists Loudoun Growers in finding joint solutions to locally-identified problems related to agriculture. Her work experience includes horticulture, propagation, entomology, fungi microbiology, postharvest physiology, Good Laboratory Practices (GLP), Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP), lab research, extension and educational programs. Beth Sastre has a Master's Degree in Nutrition and Postharvest Physiology at the Food and Development Research Center (CIAD) in Hermosillo, Sonora, MX, and a Bachelor’s of Science in Agronomy from UAAAN-UL.