Vets ’N Ag: Finding Your Next Technician and Applicator

Date/Time: 
Jan 22 2018 - 10:00am

Adam is a veteran with a passionate story of how gardening made his transition back to civilian life possible, after an abrupt end to his military career. He is working to use his own experience to help other veterans move into agricultural careers. He is training in the areas of growing system management, pest scouting and control, and plant production."
 

Session Track: 
Turf and Athletic Fields

Presenter

Michigan State University

Adam Ingrao combines his professional and academic experience working in agriculture to aid farmers in solving insect pest problems in vegetable, fruit, and nursery crops. He holds a BS in Agriculture and Environmental Plant Science, with a concentration in Plant Protection Science, from California Polytechnic State University, and is currently a PhD candidate in the Department of Entomology at Michigan State University. His current research is focused on developing biological control measures for Michigan’s asparagus industry.