$65 – $75

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The Fountains Wedding & Conference Center

1800 Sweet Bay Drive

Salisbury, MD 21804

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This conference is for Commercial Pesticide Applicators, Landscape Contractors, and Professional Fertilizer Applicators to get education credits for renewing their license:

8:00-8:30 Registration – And Visit the Venders!

8:30-9:15 How Climate Change can affect your trees and shrubs and their Pests

Sara Via, University of Maryland Climate Extension Specialist

9:15-10:00 What you Need to Know about DOT

Master Trooper Jason Lambert

10:00 -10:15 BREAK - Please Visit the Vendors!

10:15-11:00 Steps for Identifying and Correcting Turfgrass Pest and Nutritional Problems (PFA Credits)

Tom Turner, Department of Plant Science & Landscape Architecture

11:00-11:45 Maples Scale on Trees

Stanton Gill, Extension Specialist, UME

11:45-12:45 LUNCH - Please Visit the Vendors!

12:45-1:30 Calibrating of Application Equipment: Good Repair through Maintenance (PFA Credits)

Chuck Schuster, Extension Educator, UME

1:30 1:45 Break! Please Visit the Vendors

1:45-2:30 What Else is New in the Landscape?

Mary K Malinoski, Extension Specialist, UME

2:30-3:15 What New Diseases are stalking your plants now?

Dr. Dave Clements, Extension Specialist, UME

3:15-4:00 Aquatic Weed Control

Jackie Takacs, Extension Specialist, UME

4:00-4:30 MDA, DDA, VDA updates

Maryland: 2 (Forest): 3a, c (Exterior Ornamental and Turf); 5 (Aquatic);6 (Right of Way and Industrial Weed) and 10 (Demonstration and Research), 2 hr credit for MD Professional Fertilizer Applicator Recertification.

CEU for ISA, Maryland Tree Expert, Maryland Certified Professional Horticulturist.

Delaware: 3 (Ornamental and Turf); 5a (Aquatic); 6 (Right of Way and Industrial Weed); 10 (Demonstration and Research)

Virginia: 3a, b (Ornamental and Turf); 5a (Aquatic); 6 (Right of Way); 10 (Demonstration and Research)

NM - Professional Fertilizer Applicator Recertification 2 Credits

For more info contact Ginny Rosenkranz at 410-749-6141


Are there ID requirements?

Be sure to bring your MDA Pesticide applicators license for recertification.

Be sure to bring your MDA NM Professional Fertilizer Applicators for recertification.

What are my parking options for this event?

The Fountains shares a parking lot with the Country Inn and Suites, and there is also parking along the road.

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Ginny Rosenkranz, Extension Educator, Commercial Horticulture. rosnkrnz@umd.edu. 410-749-6141

Is my registration/ticket transferrable?

If you are unable to make this conference and contact Ginny Rosenkranz prior to event, this registration can transfer to the Procrastinators Conference June 7, 2019.

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