2020 Eastern Shore Pest Management Conference, The Fountains Wedding & Conference Center, Wednesday, 05. February 2020

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 
For more info contact Ginny Rosenkranz at 410-749-6141  
Are there ID requirements?
Be sure to bring your MDA Pesticide applicators license for recertification. 
Be sure to bring your MDA NM Professional Fertilizer Applicators for recertification. 
What are my parking options for this event?
The Fountains shares a parking lot with the Country Inn and Suites, and there is also parking along the road. 
Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Ginny Rosenkranz, Extension Educator, Commercial Horticulture.  rosnkrnz@umd.edu.  410-749-6141 
Is my registration/ticket transferrable?
If you are unable to make this conference and contact Ginny Rosenkranz prior to event, this registration can transfer to the Procrastinators Conference June 7, 2019.

2020 Eastern Shore Pest Management Conference

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