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2018 Pest Management Conference

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Frederick Community College

7932 Opossumtown Pike

Frederick, MD 21702

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FALCAN & University Of Maryland Extension 2018 Pest Management Conference



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Registration Cost:

$85.00 Per-person if registered by Jan. 12
$95.00 Per-person if registered after Jan. 12

Event Schedule:

7 a.m. - 8 a.m. - Check-In and Refreshments
8:15 a.m. - 11:20 a.m. - Morning Sessions
11:30 a.m. - 12:20 p.m. - Concurrent Sessions
12:20 p.m. - 1:20 p.m. - Lunch
1:30 p.m. - 2:20 p.m. - Concurrent Sessions
2:30 p.m. - 3:20 p.m. - Concurrent Sessions
3:30 p.m. - 4 p.m. - Closing Session

Please Note:

  • Due to limited space, registration is required.

  • Light breakfast (pastries and coffee) and catered lunch will be provided.

  • Lunch is not guaranteed if registered after January 12, 2018.

  • No refunds granted after January 15, 2018.



Featured Topics and Speakers

Morning Sessions: Main Theater: Visual & Performing Arts Center - Building F

8:15 - 9:05

What is happening with Pesticide Regulations in Maryland and how will that impact your business?
Karen Reardon - Vice President of Public Affairs, RISE (Responsible Industry for a Sound Environment).

9:05 - 10
Stewardship Gardening – Using native plants and lessons from nature to create amazing spaces.
Holly Shimizu - Executive Director Emeritus, US Botanic Garden.

Morning Break: 10 - 10:30

10:30 - 11:20
Native and interesting non-native fruit with fewest insect and disease problems for your customer’s landscape.
Stanton Gill - Extension Specialist in IPM and Entomology, University of Maryland Extension, and Professor at Montgomery College, Landscape Technology Program.

11:30 - 12:20 Concurrent Sessions:

Main Theater: Visual & Performing Arts Center - Building F
White Grubs in the Mid-Atlantic Region.
Richard Buckley - Director, Plant Diagnostics Laboratory, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.

Conference Center - Building E
Unusual Landscape Plants for Deer Resistance in the Landscape.
Scott Aker - Head of Horticulture and Education, US National Arboretum.

Conference Center - Building E
Managing Mosquitoes: Knowing Your Enemy and Knowing Yourself.
Paul Leisnham - Associate Professor, Department of Environmental Science and Technology, University of Maryland.

Lunch: 12:20 - 1:20: Student Center Building H - Cougar Café

1:30 - 2:20 Concurrent Sessions:

Main Theater: Visual & Performing Arts Center - Building F
Understanding the release rate of fertilizers, including enhanced efficiency fertilizer.
Chuck Schuster - University of Maryland Extension, Montgomery County, MD.

Conference Center - Building E
Pesticide Exposure and Personal Protective Equipment.
Ed Crow - Penn State University Extension, Pesticide Education Program.

Conference Center - Building E
Viburnum Leaf Beetle and Spotted Lantern Fly: One is here and the other is too close for comfort.
Mary Kay Malinoski - Extension Specialist in Entomology, University of Maryland Extension.

2:30 - 3:20 Concurrent Sessions:

Main Theater: Visual & Performing Arts Center - Building F
Urban Nutrient Management Program Review: Updates and Refresher.
Kelly Love - Urban Nutrient Management Specialist, Maryland Department of Agriculture, Nutrient Management Program.

Conference Center - Building E
Diagnosing Problems in the Landscape - Environmental induced factors vs. pathological problems.
Dr. David Clement - Extension Specialist in Pathology, University of Maryland Extension.

Conference Center - Building E
Retention Pond Management and the Wildlife That Lives There.
Ray Bosmans - Professor Emeritus, University of Maryland Extension.

3:30 - 4 Closing Session:

Main Theater: Visual & Performing Arts Center - Building F Regulatory Updates
District of Columbia and Maryland Dept. Of Agriculture.


Pesticide Recertification

Maryland Department of Agriculture:

  • 2 CEUs - Maryland Professional Fertilizer Applicator Recertification

  • 3A (Ornamental Exterior)

  • 3C (Turf), 5 (Aquatics)

  • 8 (Public Health)

  • 10 (Demonstration Research)

  • 7C (Wildlife)

West Virginia:

  • Cat. 4A-19

  • Cat. 4B-7

  • Cat. 6-9

  • Cat. 7-11

  • Cat. 9-7

  • Cat.13D-7

Pennsylvania:

  • Cat. 00-5

  • Cat. PC-6

  • Cat. 06-6

  • Cat. 16-2

  • Cat. 18-8

  • Cat. 23-8

Virginia:

  • Cat. 3-A

  • Cat. 3-B

  • Cat. 8

  • Cat. 10

  • Cat. 60

Approved CEUs:
ISA CEUs

Pending CEU Approval:
Maryland Tree Experts License CEUs.

PLEASE NOTE: You must attend the appropriate sessions for your recertification categories.

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Frederick, MD 21702

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