GPDN Webinars

GPDN is excited to kick off the GPDN Webinar Series for 2021! This year the series will be hosted via Zoom. The series will feature speakers from universities and government agencies across the country. Topics include invasive pests, modeling, and updates on some diseases. These topics are relevant to pest management specialists and diagnosticians in plant pathology, entomology, and weed science.

Schedule: Wednesdays, January 27 – March 17, 2021 | 8:00 AM WST, 9:00 AM GMT, 10:00 AM CST, 11:00 AM EST.

Registration: Register in advance for these webinars by clicking the links in the “Registration” column below. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Contact: Eva Grimme at 406-994-5150 or for more information.





January 27

Ms. Ruchika Kashyap & Dr. Febina Mathew

South Dakota State University

Evaluating sensitivity of sunflower fungi, Diaporthe helianthi and D. gulyae, to pyraclostrobin (QoI) fungicide.

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February 3

Dr. Daniel Potter

University of Kentucky

Diagnosing and managing insect damage to lawns.

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February 10

Dr. Laura Jesse Iles & Mr. Ed Zaworski

Iowa State University

Techniques for Extracting and Identifying Plant Parasitic Nematodes.

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February 17

Dr. Megan Romberg

USDA Beltsville, MD

Will the real Alternaria please stand up?  Fungal nomenclature and determining the correct, or at least most current, name for a fungal identification.

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February 24

Dr. Tim Seipel

Montana State University

Biology and identification of pigweeds (Amaranthus) to root out Palmer amaranth and waterhemp in Montana.

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March 3

Mrs. Erin Gunnink-Troth

Montana State University

Detection and Management of Seedborne Pulse Diseases.

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March 10

Mrs. Abiya Saeed

Montana State University

Best management practices for protecting native pollinators in the landscape.

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March 17

Dr. Justin McMechan

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Soybean Gall Midge: Scouting, Biology, and Management of a New Pest in Midwest.

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You may access previous year's presentations in the archives below.

2020 Webinar Series