Adam Ingrao

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.


Track: Turf & Landscape Management
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...

Track: Grower
Jan 22 2018 - 1:10pm

This session will cover the basic biology, behaviors, and use of biological pest management (biocontrol) agents in landscape and nursery settings. Topics discussed will include: identification, physiology, behaviors, and hunting strategies of...