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 am Sponsor setup

8:00 am Registration, Continental Breakfast and Networking

8:30 am Sponsor Introductions

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

10:15 am Networking Break and Refreshments

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

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

12:00 pm Lunch and Networking

1:30 pm Red Headed Flea Beetle Update, Danny Lauderdale, NC Cooperative  Extension

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

2:30 pm Networking Break and Refreshments

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

4:00 pm 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.

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Photo of Danny Lauderdale, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDanny LauderdaleArea Specialized Agent, Nursery and Greenhouse, Eastern Region Serves 44 CountiesBased out of Wilson(252) 237-0111 (Office) danny_lauderdale@ncsu.eduWilson County, North Carolina
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