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*September 27 - **Green Industry Update: Cobb County*

Cobb County Water Lab, 662 South Cobb Dr., Marietta, GA 30060****


8:30-9:00 Registration
9:00-9:50 Pamela Ackerman - GA Dept of Ag, Chemical Calibration, Disposal &
Safety/Eco Friendly Pesticides
10:00-10:50 Mary Carol Sheffield - UGA ANR Agent, Diagnosing Tree Problems
and Disease
Management
11:00-11:50 Mark Czarnota - UGA Faculty-Griffin Campus, Weed Control in the
Landscape/Rotation of Chemicals

RECERTIFICATION CREDITS - Categories: 21, 23, 24, 27= 3 hours, Private: 2
hours, ISA: 3 hours
PRE-REGISTER: Emily Harper, 770-528-4070 or [log in to unmask]
Click here<http://urbanagcouncil.com/cgi-bin/MySQLdb?VIEW=/source/documents/viewdownload.txt&docid=712&file=/docs/2011/09/2011090108580759/GIU_sept27_2011.pdf>to
download additional information.
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*October 5 - Columbus Area Landscape Update*

Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center, 3535 South Lumpkin Rd.
Columbus, GA****

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3 Commercial Pesticide Credits Available - Category 24, 26, 27****

$5.00   Make Checks payable to: Columbus ANR, No charge-City of Columbus
Employees****

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*Agenda*****

9am      Todd Hurt, Center Urban Ag, Pesticide Jeopardy****

10am    Pesticide Rules and Regulations- Department of Ag****

11am    IPM Basics, Jennifer Davidson ****

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Pre-Registration Preferred– Call (706) 653 4200, or email
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*October 7 - Ornamental Horticulture Research Field Day* ****

UGA Horticulture Farm, Watkinsville, GA**

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The faculty and staff of the Department of Horticulture at The University of
Georgia cordially invite you to attend their biennial Ornamental
Horticulture Research Field Day at the UGA Horticulture Farm in
Watkinsville, Georgia. Faculty will be stationed throughout the farm to
discuss their research projects. This year, we will have 15 researchers
presenting 12 research projects taking place at the farm. Topics will range
from honey bee management to invasive species to organic vegetable
productionto new ornamental cultivars (and MANY more). An ‘after the show’
in-depth tour of pumpkin, veggie and organic trials will dig deeper into
this research program for those who want to stick around after 2:00PM. For
more information. <http://www.areg.caes.uga.edu/#hortfieldday>****

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*October 21 - Landscape Primer: Job Bidding, Equipment, and Safety***

Research Education Garden Classroom, Griffin, Ga. 30223****

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This program will cover the selection, maintenance, and safety of common
landscape equipment. We will also cover the proper method of job bidding by
highlighting software that will enable you to more accurately estimate
costs, therefore building more profit into each job. Current licensing laws,
rules and regulations for the landscape industry will be discussed.
Pesticide credit in category 21 and 24 has been applied for. Please dress
warmly for the outside portion. Refreshments and lunch are included in
program. Registration required. Sponsored by the University of Georgia
Horticulture Department and the Center for Urban Agriculture.****

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Cost: $50.00 - Pre-registration required, for more information call Val
Schott, at 770-233-5598 or email
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*Nov. 11 - Landscape Update: All About Color*

*UGA *Griffin Campus, Research Education Garden Classroom, Griffin, GA 30223
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This program is designed for the commercial landscaper who wants to hone his
or her knowledge of annuals, perennials, shrubs and woodies—with special
emphasis on color. Container combos and plant recommendations also will be
included. Sustainable cultural practices to ensure healthy plants will be
discussed. Pesticide credit in category 21 and 24 has been applied for.
Refreshments and lunch are included in program. Sponsored by the University
of Georgia Horticulture Department and the Center for Urban Agriculture. ***
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Cost: $50.00 Pre-registration is required. For more information please
contact Val Schott at (770) 233-5598 or email
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FAX: (770) 228-7287****

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Dr. Teri Hamlin
North Region Agriculture Education
Georgia Department of Education
204C Four Towers University of Georgia
Athens, Ga 30602
706-552-4461 / 706-540-0032
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