Turf and Ornamentals Conference

Earn pesticide credits, network with peers, and visit with vendors at this annual conference.
Turf and Ornamentals Conference - Conferences
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When: Wed., Feb. 13, 2019 (8:00 AM - 3:00 PM)
Snow Date: Thu., Feb. 14, 2019 (8:00 AM - 3:00 PM)

Where: Kutztown Grange
S. Kemp Street and James Alley
Kutztown, Pennsylvania 19530
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registration deadline: February 8, 2019
11:59 p.m.

To Be Covered

Each participant will receive a handout folder with research-based publications relevant to your work. We are also planning a mini trade show to give you a chance to network with suppliers.

Snow Date Information

We hope the weather cooperates this year, however, if a storm threatens the area, check the Penn State Extension Montgomery County Facebook page for information. If we get a significant snowstorm on Feb. 13, we have Feb. 14 reserved as a snow date.

Credit Information

This meeting qualifies for ISA certified arborist credits.

Arborists must attend the morning session, the Ornamentals Track and the last session, What Makes a Good Employee, to receive the following credits:

  • Certified Arborist: 5 Utility Specialist: 3 Municipal Specialist: 5
  • BCMA - Science: 2 BCMA - Practice: 1 BCMA - Management: 2
  • TW Climber Specialist: 5 TW Aerial Lift Specialist: 5


Wednesday, February 13, 2019

08:00 am Registration / Refreshments / Visit with Vendors

08:30 am Morning Session Is it a Good Day to Spray?
Identifying and Controlling Invasive Plants in Rural Landscapes
The Penn State Huddle: Updates on Landscape Problems to Help You Reach Your Field Goals in 2019 

Credits: Core (2 credits), Cat. 05 (1 credit), Cat. 07 (2 credits), Cat. 10 (2 credits), Cat. 06 (3 credits), Cat. 18 (4 credits), Cat. 23 (4 credits), PC (4 credits)

12:00 pm Famous Grange Lunch (included in registration)

01:15 pm Turf Track - Getting More Out of Your Granulars Credits: Cat. 07 (2 credits), Cat. 18 (2 credits), Cat. 23 (2 credits), PC (2 credits)

01:15 pm Ornamentals Track - Top Plants for Soggy Soils Credits: Cat. 05 (1 credit), Cat. 06 (1 credit), Cat. 18 (1 credit), Cat. 23 (1 credit), PC (1 credit)

02:30 pm What Makes a Good Employee: How to Help Workers Be Better Credits: This session does not qualify for pesticide update credits.


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