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2020 Green Industry Training in Reno

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University of Nevada Cooperative Extension

4955 Energy Way

Reno, NV 89502

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2019 Green Industry Training

Tuesdays and Thursdays | Jan. 28 - Mar. 5 (Excluding Feb. 27), 8:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. | 4955 Energy Way, Reno


Green Industry Training is a series of entry-level classes in topics important to the green industry.

Participants can enroll in individual classes at a cost of $15 per class, or they can enroll in the entire course for a discounted cost of $95. Organizations enrolling 2-5 employees for the full course receive $10 off per student. The discount increases to $15 off per student when 6+ employees from the same firm are registered. Full course registration includes two books.

Fees include course materials, certificates of attendance, refreshments and International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) and Pesticide Continuing Education Units (CEUs). Course fees also support Green Industry Continuing Education Series classes, which are held year-round as needed.

Classes are taught by Cooperative Extension and Nevada Department of Agriculture staff and local industry professionals, and are held at the Cooperative Extension office in Reno, 4955 Energy Way, just off Rock Boulevard.


Class Schedule

  • Tues., Jan. 28 - Plant Disease Basics*^ with Shouhua Wang, NDA
  • Thurs, Jan. 30 - Insect Identification*^ with Jeff Knight, NDA
  • Tues., Feb. 4 - Pruning Landscape Plants* with Leslie Lyles, Stewardship Horticultural
  • Thurs., Feb. 6 - Understanding Soils and Fertilizers* with Heidi Kratsch, Cooperative Extension
  • Tues., Feb. 11 - Landscape Water Management* with Jenn Fisher, Cooperative Extension
  • Thurs., Feb. 13 - Garden Center Basics^ with Heidi Kratsch, Cooperative Extension
  • Tues., Feb. 18 - Noxious Weeds & Weed Law^ with NDA
  • Thurs., Feb. 20 - Sustainable Turfgrass Management*^ with Wendy Hanson Mazet, Cooperative Extension
  • Tues., Feb. 25 - IPM Basics & Pesticide Safety*^ with Melody Hefner, Cooperative Extension
  • Tues., Mar. 3 - Applying IPM Principles*^ with Melody Hefner, Cooperative Extension
  • Thurs., Mar. 5 - Green Industry Training Exam (optional)

* ISA CEUs have been requested for this class.

^ Pesticide Applicator CEUs have been requested for this class.

Persons in need of special accommodations or assistance at the Reno site must call or notify Jenn Fisher at 775-336-0249 or fisherj@unce.unr.edu at least three days prior to the scheduled class.

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