GPDN Webinar Series 2021

  • Posted on: Tue, 01/26/2021 - 5:12pm
  • By: chandlerday




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. 


Enroll: To enroll in these webinars, please follow the directions found here 
*Note: All other attendees can register here 


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




January 27 

Ms. Ruchika Kashyap and  

Dr. Febina Mathew 

South Dakota State University 

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

February 3 

Dr. Daniel Potter 

University of Kentucky 

Diagnosing and managing insect damage to lawns. 

February 10 

Dr. Laura Jesse Iles and  

Mr. Ed Zaworski 

Iowa State University 

Techniques for Extracting and Identifying Plant Parasitic Nematodes. 

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. 

February 24 

Dr. Tim Seipel 

Montana State University 

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

March 3 

Mrs. Erin Gunnink-Troth 

Montana State University 

 Detection and Management of Seedborne Pulse   Diseases. 

March 10 

Mrs. Abiya Saeed 

Montana State University 

Best management practices for protecting native pollinators in the landscape. 

March 17 

Dr. Justin McMechan 

University of Nebraska-Lincoln 

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


Mrs. Abiya Saeed 

Montana State University