February 13, 2018 Eastern NC Nursery Conference Registration Available Now

Posted On December 8, 2017— Written By

This educational conference will focus on commercial ornamental nursery production. Pre-registration $25 if postmarked by Feb. 6, 2017 is preferred. Registration after Feb. 6 will be $40 at the door. More information on flyer below.

2018 Eastern NC Nursery Conference Registration Flyer

7:30 a.m. Sponsor setup

8:00 a.m. Registration, Continental Breakfast and Networking

8:30 a.m. Sponsor Introductions

8:45 a.m. Growing High Quality Plants (Liner Development), Dr. Ed Gilman,  University of Florida, Retired

10:15 a.m. Networking Break and Refreshments

10:45 a.m. Growing High Quality Plants (Finishing and Production Pruning), Dr. Ed  Gilman

11:30 a.m. NCDA&CS Solution, Tissue, and Media Testing, Dr. Kristin Hicks,    NCDA&CS

12:00 p.m. Lunch and Networking

1:30 p.m. Red Headed Flea Beetle Update, Danny Lauderdale, NC Cooperative  Extension

2:00 p.m. Introducing Biological Control into Traditional Pest Management Systems,  Russ Schmeiss, Gardens Alive Farms – NC

2:30 p.m. Networking Break and Refreshments

3:00 p.m. Production Crystal Ball: Shrubs, Screening Plants, and Trees, Mark  Weathington, JC Raulston Arboretum

4:00 p.m. Adjourn and Recertification Credits*

*Conference is approved for 2 hours of NC pesticide credit in categories D, L, N, and X and 5.25 hours of ISA Certified Arborist Credits.

Contact Danny Lauderdale at danny_lauderdale@ncsu.edu for more information. Registration information available in flyer link above.