Fly control topic for
farm tours

Wednesday, beginning at 10 a.m., dairy and livestock farmers are invited to visit two farms to discuss fly control for livestock on pasture using integrated pest management (IPM) practices for conventional and organic farms.

Call 684-3001 in advance to let organizers know your intention of attending.

The first stop will be DoPar Farm, 5017 Gill Road in Morrisville beginning at 10 a.m. Ken Wise, Livestock and Field Crops IPM Area Educator, will lead the discussion on techniques for conventional dairy operations.

The second farm will be Busyroad Acres at 4875 Swamp Road, Morrisville beginning at 11 a.m. The discussion will be center on fly control for certified organic farms.