Weston Miller serves as Community and Urban Horticulturist for OSU Extension Service. Since 2007, Weston has managed the popular Master Gardener™ program in Clackamas, Multnomah, and Washington counties, which includes a contract with Metro, the regional government. He also started and manages the Beginning Urban Farmer Apprenticeship (BUFA) to help new and aspiring farmers build a foundation in specialty crop production and marketing. Weston serves as elected Director and Treasurer for West Multnomah Soil & Water Conservation District. In his free time, Weston enjoys gardening and hiking with his family in SW Portland.
Integrated Pest Management for Vegetable Production. Growing vegetables can provide a bounty of produce for yourself, your family and the community, but it takes foresight, an eye for detail and persistence to stay ahead of the pests and diseases that impact vegetable crops. Learn how use IPM strategies and techniques to avoid pest and disease problems before they occur and to effectively respond to problems with veggies. IPM provides a toolkit for vegetable growers to maximize harvest and minimize risks to human health and the environment.