- Wednesday, January 27, 2016, 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM
8:30 AM Registration and sign in for NYSDEC Credits
9:00 AM Welcome and announcements
9:15 AM Pollinator Issues, New Landscape Pests, Q & A- What’s Bugging You? Dan Gilrein- Cornell Cooperative Extension Suffolk County
10:15 AM Do Happy Aphids make Happy Beneficials? Research on the interaction of Nitrogen level, aphid population, and biocontrol Betsy Lamb- Cornell University IPM Program
10:45 AM Break
11:00 AM Biopesticide Efficacy Trial on Control of Verbena/Cucurbit Powdery Mildew Brian Eshenaur-Cornell University IPM Program
11:30 AM Selling Knowledge- Providing Pest Management Information to Your Customers Betsy Lamb-Cornell University IPM Program
12:00 PM Lunch
1:00 PM Alternatives to Invasive Landscape Plants Brian Eshenaur- Cornell University IPM Program
1:30 PM Proper Planting Techniques for Trees and Shrubs Jim Presutti- Hudson valley Horticultural Services
2:00 PM The Garden Professional’s Wish List Cheryl Alloway, Alloway Garden Design and Russel Wiser, Victoria’s Garden
2:30 PM Worker Protection Standards and Changes Maire Ullrich-Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County
3:00 PM Evaluations and Adjourn.
4.5 Credits available for Certified Nursery and Landscape Professionals ( please bring your ID #). NYSDEC Pesticide Recertification Credits (must present pest applicator license and attend for the full duration of the program). Category Credits: 1a (AgPlant) 2.75; 3a (Ornamental/Turf) 2.25; 3c (Interior Plant Maintenance) 0.50; 10 (Demonstration) 3.00; 23 (Vegetable) 2.25; 24 (Greenhouse &Florist) 2.75; 25 (Nursery/Ornamental Turf) 1.75
For more information, including a printable Brochure and online registration, see event posting:
Online Registration: http://weblink.donorperfect.com/nurseryandgreenhousegrowersschool.
For more information contact Teresa Rusinek at 845 389-3562 or email [email protected].
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Orange County
18 Seward Ave
Middle town, NY 10940