Turf & Ornamentals Conference
Each participant will receive a handout folder with research-based publications relevant to their work. We are also planning a mini trade show to give participants a chance to network with suppliers.
Registration fills quickly! Please register early to guarantee your spot and meal at the meeting.
Morning Session (8:30am - 12:00pm)
Integrated Pest Management Basics: Examples of IPM strategies for smart turf management and weed control.
Mistakes Pesticide Applicators Make: Participants can share a pesticide-related mistake they made and what they learned from it, by submitting it anonymously using our Pesticide Mistake Form by February 1, 2018 and Tracey will include it in her session!
Invasive Insect Update: What's the latest information about spotted lanternfly and other invasive insects you should know?
Credits: Category 10 (1 credit), Categories 05, 06 & 07 (2 credits), Categories 18, 23 & PC (4 credits), Core (2 credits).
Lunch (12:00pm - 1:15pm)
Ornamentals Track (1:15pm - 2:15pm)
Building a Relationship with your Nursery: Focus on availability, specifications, and pest/disease issues from the knowledge of horticultural professionals on the supply side.
Credits: Categories 05, 06, 18, 23 & PC (1 credit).
Turf Track (1:15pm - 2:15pm)
Great Sports Fields on a Budget
Credits:Categories 07, 18, 23 & PC (2 credits)
Apps for the Green Industry (2:30pm - 3:00pm)
Do you have a cell phone? Are you using mobile applications to enhance your work? Michael would like to know what you are using, and he will include some of your ideas in this session. Follow this link to send him your input by February 1, 2018!
Credits: This session does not qualify for PDA credits.
Jim Sellmer, Ph.D., Kathy Kelley, Ph.D., Phyllis Lamont