University of Maryland Extension

Eastern Shore Pest Management Conference - Vendors

Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020 - 8:00am to 4:30pm
The Fountains of Salisbury Conference Center
1800 Sweetbay Drive
Salisbury, MD 21804
United States
University of Maryland Extension, Wicomico County


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 Climate Change and What it Means for the Insect Pests

Dr. Mike Raupp, University of Maryland

9:15-10:00 Pruning: Reasons and Techniques for Healthy Plant Growth

Dr. Andrew Ristvey, University of Maryland

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

10:15-11:00 What you need to Know about DOT

Master Trooper Jason Lambert, Maryland State Police

11:00-11:45 You Can't Judge a Tree by its Color

Heather Zindash, The Soulful Gardener

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

12:45-1:30 What New Disaese are stalking your Lawns and Plants Now?

Dr. Dave Clements, Extension Specialist, UME

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

1:45-2:30 Start to Finish, Managing the Turf Nutrient Needs (PFA Credits)

Chuck Schuster, Extension Educator, UME

2:30-3:15 Tree Management

Jonathan Kays & Anges Kedmencez

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

DE Urban Nutrient Management

REGISTER ON EVENTBRITE AT THE LINK BELOW, or call the Wicomico County Extension Office at 410-749-6141

The University of Maryland is an Equal Opportunity Employer with Equal Access Programs.  If you require special accomodations to attend, contact Ginny Rosenkranz two weeks prior at 410-749-6141 ext.106

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