The Arborist Short Course is designed to increase working tree knowledge, professional arborist skills, and prepare you for the ISA Certified Arborist Exam, which should improve your marketability.
This arborist short course is designed to increase working tree knowledge, professional arborist skills and prepare you for the ISA Certified Arborist exam, which should improve your marketability.
Spend an hour learning about the role IPM can play in managing pests in your home landscape, and how you can communicate with landcare professionals.
This annual meeting offers a great chance to learn about topics that are important to the industry and network with your peers.
These four-day short courses teach the basics of arboriculture (tree care), including tree biology, tree risk assessment, tree planting, and other topics.
You are invited to attend a greenhouse production and marketing meeting for producers and marketers of floriculture crops. Research-based information on best management practices will be presented in the areas of floriculture production techniques.
The Professional Pest Manager's School offers category and core recertification credits that help you keep up with changes in regulations, product information, and your roles and responsibilities as a pesticide applicator.
This is a one day educational program for green industry professionals. In addition to valuable update information, this program provides continuing education credits for pesticide applicators, certified arborists, landscape architects and Pennsylvania Certified Horticulturists.
This meeting brings regional experts, growers, and vendors together for a day of educational presentations, pesticide updates, and new product information. Pesticide credits will be offered to applicators.
Please join us for this one-day garden symposium featuring multiple speakers and a choice of interesting garden-related topics. Core topics will include: Vegetable Gardening in the style of Colonial Williamsburg, Landscaping with Native Plants, and Beneficial Insects. Break-out sessions will be available with a choice of one of the following: Edible Weeds, Growing Great Blueberries, and Garden Trends (New Plants/New Ideas).
We are excited to once again welcome the Northwest Golf Course Superintendants Association (NWGCSA) to our list of sponsoring organizations for this event. This organization in addition to our continual sponsors Allegheny College, and the Keystone Athletic Field Managers, (KAFMO) make this the premier Green Industry Conference in Northwest Pennsylvania, Eastern Ohio and Western New York. World renowned speakers, and over 30 commercial exhibitors, will be present for this day-long Green Industry extravaganza.
This one day workshop is designed to provide professionals that design, install and maintain healthy landscapes with update training that will focus on weed identification and control; diagnosing and managing insect and disease problems in turf and woody ornamentals; and an update for licensed pesticide applicators from the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture.
The Penn State University College of Agricultural Sciences and The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture will offer a day long greenhouse biological pest control workshop in the University Park greenhouse facility.
This one-day workshop is intended to address OSHA 29CFR Part 1910.331—.335, which requires that employers of residential/commercial tree workers who may be exposed to energized electrical conductors during normal tree care or urban forestry operations document that they annually provide appropriate electrical hazards training for their employees. Completion and documentation of this training satisfies that requirement.