Extension Presentations

 

Invited Extension Presentations

2016

Morrison, III W.R. and T.C. Leskey. 5 year review of lessons learned about brown marmorated stink bug. Red Tomato Annual Growers Meeting, EcoApple Summit, Hyde Park, NY.

Morrison, III W.R. Thinking about pesticide use in terms of integrated pest management to increase the sustainability of agriculture. World Affairs Seminar: Pollinators and Pesticides, National Conservation Training Center (NCTC), Shepherdstown, WV.

Morrison, III W.R., N.F. Quinn, and T.C. Leskey. Friend or foe: knowing your key beneficial and pest insects and some methods for managing them. Gardening in the Shenandoah Valley Symposium, hosted by the Northern Shenandoah Valley Master Gardeners Association, Shenandoah University, Winchester, VA.

Morrison, III W.R., B.D. Short, and T.C. Leskey. Update on attract-and-kill and trap type/lure comparisons for brown marmorated stink bug. Western Maryland Regional Fruit Meeting, Keedysville, MD.

Morrison, III W.R. Invasion ecology of and countermeasures against the brown marmorated stink bug. Jefferson County Science Fair, Harpers Ferry Middle School, Harpers Ferry, WV.

2015

Morrison, III W.R. Objective 2: Other control tactics (progress on cultural, behavioral, and RNAi strategies). USDA NIFA SCRI CAP Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Project Stakeholder Advisory Panel Meeting, Kearneysville, WV.

Poling, B., W.R. Morrison III, A. Bryant, N. Quinn, and T. Leskey. Predation of the invasive brown marmorated stink bug (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) by spiders associated with human dwellings. Poster presentation, USDA NIFA SCRI CAP Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Project Stakeholder Advisory Panel Meeting, Kearneysville, WV.

Morrison, III W.R., B. Poling, and T.C Leskey. Sublethal effects of insecticides on the behavior of Halyomorpha halys: Mobility and flight capacity. Poster presentation, USDA NIFA SCRI CAP Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Project Stakeholder Advisory Panel Meeting, Kearneysville, WV.

Hancock, T.J., D-H Lee, J.C. Bergh, W.R. Morrison III, and T.C. Leskey. Overwintering site selection for brown marmorated stink bug: Results generated by citizen scientists. Poster presentation, USDA NIFA SCRI CAP Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Project Stakeholder Advisory Panel Meeting, Kearneysville, WV.

Morrison, III W.R., C. Mathews, T.C Leskey. Management of invasive pests and other emerging issues in sustainable pest control. 16th Annual Cultivate the Chesapeake Foodshed Conference, Chesapeake Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture, College Park, MD.

2014

Morrison, III W.R., C. Mathews, and T. Leskey. Using harmonic radar to measure the retention capacity of trap crops for the invasive brown marmorated stink bug in organic pepper production. Poster presentation, USDA NIFA SCRI CAP Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Project Stakeholder Advisory Panel Meeting, Kearneysville, WV.

2013

Morrison III, W.R. Predators and parasitoids. Oral presentation, Biological Control Workshop, Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable & Farm Expo, Grand Rapids, MI.

Contributed Extension Presentations

2016

Morrison, III W.R., B. Blaauw, A. Nielsen, C. Mathews, T.C. Leskey. Combining attractive flowers and odors in pull-pull plots to concentrate both brown marmorated stink bug and natural enemies for improved biological control. Poster presentation, Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention, Hershey, PA.

2015

Morrison, III W.R., C. Mathews, and T.C. Leskey. Hunting down the hunters: H. halys egg damage and natural enemies. Oral presentation, 91st Cumberland-Shenandoah Fruit Workers Conference, Winchester, VA, USA.

Morrison, III W.R. and T. C. Leskey. Using pheromone-baited host plants to establish attract-and-kill sites for BMSB. Oral presentation, OREI Farm Field Day, Redbud Farm, Inwood, WV.

2014

Morrison III, W.R. and T.C. Leskey. Development of an attract-and-kill strategy for brown marmorated stink bug. Oral presentation, 90th Cumberland-Shenandoah Fruit Workers Conference, Winchester, VA, USA.

2013

Morrison III, W.R. & Z. Szendrei. A grower’s best friend: Natural enemies of the asparagus miner. Poster presentation, Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable & Farm Expo, Grand Rapids, MI, USA.

Morrison III, W.R., J.A. Andresen & Z. Szendrei. Accessing and using the new asparagus miner degree-day model. Poster presentation, Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable & Farm Expo, Grand Rapids, MI, USA.

Szendrei, Z. and W.R. Morrison III. Asparagus miner management. Oral presentation, MSU Summer Vegetable Research Tour.

Szendrei, Z. and W.R. Morrison III. Asparagus miner management update. Oral presentation, Oceana Asparagus Day.

2012

Szendrei, Z., W.R. Morrison III, & M. Gardiner. Workshop co-organizer, session entitled, “Biological Control,” at Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable & Farm Expo, Grand Rapids, MI, USA. Attendance: 109 people.

Morrison III, W.R. and Z. Szendrei. To attract or repel? Asparagus miner management with baits. Poster session, Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable & Farm Expo, Grand Rapids, MI, USA.

Szendrei, Z. and W.R. Morrison III. Asparagus insect update. Oral presentation, Oceana Asparagus Day.

2011

Morrison III, W.R. and Z. Szendrei. Timing management actions for the asparagus miner: a degree day model. Poster session, Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable and Farmer’s Market Expo, Grand Rapids, MI.

Szendrei, Z. and W.R. Morrison III. Asparagus miner study from summer 2010 & biological control. Oral presentation, Oceana Asparagus Day, March 11th.

2010

Szendrei, Z. and W.R. Morrison III. Asparagus miner research. Asparagus session. Oral presentation, Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable & Farm Expo, Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Szendrei, Z. and W.R. Morrison III. Asparagus miner integrated pest management. Oceana Field Day, Organizer: N. Myers.