Recommendations for diagnosing and managing weeds, diseases and pests in turfgrass, including beetles, grubs, dandelions, webworms, billbugs, chinch bugs and spotted lanternflies. Tips on organic care and using pesticides and fungicides.
WhereWilkes Barre, PA
Landscape professionals and pesticide license holders are invited to join us for this update!
WhenMultiple Options Available
Earn pesticide credits, network with peers, and visit with vendors at this annual conference.
Commercial and public pesticide applicators are encouraged to attend and earn core and category credits.
A Preconference Seminar, by Dr. David McCall from Virginia Tech, and a Keynote, by Rodney Smith, Jr., Founder of Raising Men Lawn Care Service, are just a few of the highlights of this conference that you won't want to miss!
Learn proper methods of weed control, lawn renovation and management of lawn pests.
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Spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that can damage many crops. Learn best practices to stop its spread. Businesses operating in the quarantine zone must have permits to move equipment and goods within and out of the zone.
When you discover a pest problem in or around your home, such as the spotted lanternfly, the first step is to identify the pest.
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Learn to recognize the damage Japanese beetles do to turfgrass and ornamental plants, and how to manage infestations. Earn pesticide applicator credits.
This seminar provides valuable research-based information along with re-certification and continuing education credits.
World renowned speakers, and over 30 commercial exhibitors, will be present for this day-long Green Industry extravaganza.
Pest management information on ornamental plants and turfgrass pests will be covered at this informative school.
In Pennsylvania, Green Industry professionals who use pesticides need to understand the Pennsylvania pesticide laws and how to comply with them.
This program provides information about pest management for turf and ornamental landscape plants and help you fulfill your pesticide license recertification requirements.
This one-day event will provide professional managers with educational opportunities geared toward the green industry.
This one-day pesticide update session provides research-based information for applicators, as well as recertification credits in categories where it can be difficult to find credits.
The Landscape Pest Identification Walk is an informative session on woody ornamental insect and disease problems in the landscape.
By Peter Landschoot, Ph.D.
As summer approaches, plans are being finalized for disease prevention and control programs.
White grubs are probably one of the most common turfgrass insect pests encountered in Pennsylvania lawns.
In May, 2017, I received a call from a golf course in central PA about a disease producing yellow circular patches on annual bluegrass greens.
Home lawns in Pennsylvania can be damaged by the larval stages of various species of scarab beetles, including Japanese beetles and northern masked chafer grubs.
Several species of sod webworms or "lawn moths" commonly infest home lawns. The larvae can cause major damage to residential turfgrass, especially during drought.
Home lawns in select areas of Pennsylvania often are subject to severe and extensive injury from green June beetle grubs.
Hairy chinch bugs can be frequent pests of home lawns in Pennsylvania.
Several billbug species occur on turf, but the bluegrass billbug is the most common in our state.
Several species of ants commonly inhabit home lawns and ornamental plantings of trees and shrubs.