I wanted to repost this event as a reminder!
Hillsborough County Extension will be hosting the Integrated Pest Management Update on January 25, 2011 at the UF/IFAS Gulf Coast Research and Education Center in Balm. The Integrated Pest Management Update Program is an award-winning statewide event that helps green industry professionals and nursery growers correctly identify pest problems and to utilize the latest, best management practices to treat them.
This event cycles alternating years between landscape and grower themed issues. This year's event will deal mainly with landscape issues but would have numerous cross-over topics for growers as well. We try to help you put all the pieces of pest mangement together.
$2o.00 plus $2.09 online registration fee includes resource materials and refreshments at the event.FNGLA, CCA, ISA and FDACS, CEUs are Available!
Here are the topics below:
12:30 - 2:00 pm Distinguishing landscape disease & insect problems from environmental stressesLandscape / Ornamentals – Dr. Catharine MannionTurfgrass – Dr. Young-Ki JoPalms –Dr. Monica Elliot
2:00 - 2:30 Diagnostic ToolsUtilizing a web based diagnostic and identification system (DDIS) for solving plant problems - Dan Culbert
Developing a plant diagnostic toolbox for use in the landscape - Ed Skvarch
2:30 – 3:30 pm Use of Biorational products for landscape & turf management – Dr. Eileen Buss
3:30 – 4:30 pm Vendor Presentations - The latest chemical industry updates on new products for the green industry.
If you are interested in attending this event please register and click on the link below
For more information please contact Shawn Steed 813-744-5519.