Mid-Winter Meeting

The OSA Mid-Winter Meeting is held every January in Oregon’s Willamette Valley region. The event consists of committee and general session member meetings, workshops, and includes lunch. Scholarship awards are presented to eligible applicants. The day concludes with an early evening reception to honor past OSA association presidents.

The next meeting will be held on January 21, 2021, in a virtual format. Registered attendees will be provided a Zoom meeting link. Register early to receive a gift package by mail. 

Online registration is available HERE, or download the form HERE

 

MID-WINTER MEETING PRELIMINARY AGENDA – JANUARY 21, 2021
Online Format
SESSION 1 8:15-11:15 am

General Membership Meeting

 

Highlights:

Millersburg project update

Sanitizing workplaces for employee health

 

Check-in at 8:00 am

Opening Comments

General Membership Meeting

– ODA Update

Committee Meetings:

– Legislative

– Science & Technology

– Logistics & Freight

– Data & Production

– Public Relations (includes Associates, Scholarship & Emerging Professionals subcommittees)

BREAK 11:15 am-1:00 pm
SESSION 2 1:00-3:00 pm

Closed Session

(Active-level OSA
members only)

Check-in at 12:45 pm

New Member Vote

Proposed Bylaws Amendment

Other Membership Business

 

WORKSHOP PRELIMINARY AGENDA – JANUARY 20, 2021
Online Format
BLOCK 1 12:00-2:00 pm

Pesticide Safety & Regulations

During this two-hour training we will review pesticide label parts and interpretation (not always easy!), pesticide usage and application calculations, PPE, and proper use of application equipment. In addition, we will cover Oregon recordkeeping requirements for pesticide application.

This comprehensive training is developed and conducted by Sprague’s team of Board-Certified Entomologists and is eligible for 2 CEUs.

Presented by Sprague Pest Solutions

BREAK 2:00-2:30 pm
BLOCK 2 2:30-4:30 pm

Stored Product Pests & Invasive Species

 

This two-hour training focuses on the most common stored product pests, their biology, and control methods and mechanisms. During this training, key pests covered will include Indian Meal Moths, Cigarette Beetles, House Mice, and Deer Mice. In addition to these common pests, we will review stored product and invasive species which typically occur in large populations. We will cover what to look for to identify these infestations in your facility and what to do to mitigate and eliminate the problem.

This comprehensive training is developed and conducted by Sprague’s team of Board-Certified Entomologists and is eligible for 2 CEUs.

Presented by Sprague Pest Solutions