September 27 - Green Industry Update: Cobb County
Cobb County Water Lab, 662 South Cobb Dr., Marietta, GA 30060
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
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]
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October 5 - Columbus Area Landscape Update
Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center, 3535 South Lumpkin Rd. Columbus, GA
3 Commercial Pesticide Credits Available - Category 24, 26, 27
$5.00 Make Checks payable to: Columbus ANR, No charge-City of Columbus Employees
9am Todd Hurt, Center Urban Ag, Pesticide Jeopardy
10am Pesticide Rules and Regulations- Department of Ag
11am IPM Basics, Jennifer Davidson
October 7 - Ornamental Horticulture Research Field Day
UGA Horticulture Farm, Watkinsville, GA
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.
October 21 - Landscape Primer: Job Bidding, Equipment, and Safety
Research Education Garden Classroom, Griffin, Ga. 30223
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.
Nov. 11 - Landscape Update: All About Color
UGA Griffin Campus, Research Education Garden Classroom, Griffin, GA 30223
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.