Landscape Pests and Problems Walkabout (UMass Extension)
4:00 – 6:00 pm
Get some hands-on experience scouting and identifying landscape diseases, insects, weeds, and abiotic problems. Join Randy Prostak, Extension Weed Specialist; Nick Brazee, Extension Plant Pathologist; and Rick Harper, UMass Extension Professor of Urban and Community Forestry, for a walk through the landscape as they discuss and demonstrate how to put IPM practices to work efficiently and examine some of the most common pest and cultural problems of woody ornamentals. Dress for walking; workshops held rain or shine. Bring a clipboard, pencil and hand lens if possible.
Two pesticide contact hours for categories 36 and Applicators License available. ISA, MCA, MCH, MCLP and AOLCP credit requested.
Pre-registration required as space is limited; the cost is $50 or $45 per person for three or more registrations from the same company (10% discount). For more information, go to www.umassgreeninfo.org or contact UMass Extension Landscape, Nursery, and Urban Forestry Program at at (413)545-0895 or [email protected]ext.umass.edu.