The Entomology Short Course is a two-day course designed for green industry professionals to increase their knowledge of insects.
This short course is designed to improve diagnostic skills for professionals managing ornamental plants. It will be beneficial for landscape management professionals as well as nursery growers and arborists.
Presented by: Dr. Jim Pease, Professor of Ag Econ, Virginia Tech
You are invited to attend a greenhouse production and marketing meeting for producers and marketers of floriculture crops.
The purpose of this class is to prepare for the Pennsylvania certified pesticide applicator exams in Core and Categories 06 (Ornamental and Shade Tree), 07 (Lawn and Turf), 10 (Rights of Way and Weeds) and 23 (Parks and Schools Pest Control).
The Northeast Greenhouse Seminar is a day long program designed specifically for commercial greenhouse growers. Presentations will be made by Penn State Extension Specialists, industry experts, growers, a Bureau of Plant Industry Supervisor, and an Extension Educator.
Effective biological control of insects, mites and diseases is now both practical and economic. The Advanced Topics in BioControls School is designed to expand your toolbox and grow your expertise in implementing these technologies.
The Tree Tenders Program is an ongoing educational program developed by Penn State Extension and the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society. It is a one-day workshop on how to plant and provide long-term care for trees, especially those in a suburban or urban environment.
The purpose of the Pesticide Applicator Short Course is to prepare for the Pennsylvania certified pesticide applicator exams in Core and Categories 06 (Ornamental and Shade Tree), 07 (Lawn and Turf), and 23 (Parks and Schools Pest Control).
The annual Professional Pest Managers School offers a wide variety of trainings for licensed pesticide applicators.
This 30-hour course for land care professionals and environmental educators provides a well-rounded curriculum for an understanding of organic land care principles, practices, design and maintenance. By the end of the course, attendees will be able to incorporate land care methods and materials that respect natural ecology and the long-term health of the environment into their businesses or education programs.
The Cambria County Turf & Ornamental Update offers Pennsylvania Commercial and Public Pesticide Applicators the opportunity to earn core and category credits towards pesticide recertification.
Class Meeting Dates: January 9, 16, 23 & 30, 2015. 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.
The Farm Executive Workshop will enhance agricultural executives capacity to address issues of management process implementation and follow through, address problems and opportunities as they arise, and allow members to investigate thoroughly how to effect change. The focus of this intensive effort is not farm production. The focus is business management, growth and long-term viability.
Do you question your skills when discussing "hot" agricultural topics with others? Are you, your customers, and your media statements Ag Literate? The Penn State Extension Young Grower Alliance is hosting a Pre-Conference Workshop at the 2015 Mid Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention.
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.