February 12, 2019 Eastern NC Nursery Conference Registration Available Now

Posted On November 30, 2018— Written By

Click the link in article below to access the printable registration form.

This educational conference will focus on commercial ornamental nursery production and will be held at the Wilson County Agricultural Center. Water, fertilization, pest management, and disaster assistance are the topics of focus. Pre-registration is preferred and is $25 if postmarked by Feb. 5, 2019. Registration after Feb. 5 will be $40 at the door. Contact Danny Lauderdale at 252-237-0113 or danny_lauderdale@ncsu.edu if you plan to register at the door. Print the conference registration flyer, which includes detailed agenda and sponsors, and follow instructions for registration. The agenda is also below.

This conference is approved for 2 hours of Pesticide Recertification Credits in Categories D, I, L, N, O, and X. You must attend the entire conference for these.

7:45 a.m.–Sponsor Setup

8:15 a.m.–Participant Registration, Continental Breakfast, and Networking

8:45 a.m.–Welcome and Sponsor Introductions

9 a.m.–Is your Pond Water Affecting Plant Growth?, Dr. Anthony LeBude

10 a.m.–Networking Break and Refreshments

10:30 a.m.–Farm Service Agency Assistance Programs, Robert Satterfield, FSA

11 a.m.–Developing an IPM Program, Dr. Steve Frank, NC State University

Noon–Lunch and Networking

1:30 p.m.–Nursery Fertility: Research and Observations, Dr. Jim Owen, Virginia Tech

2:30 p.m.–Networking Break and Refreshments

3 p.m.–Red Headed Flea Beetle Update, Danny Lauderdale, N.C. Cooperative Extension

4 p.m.–Adjourn and Recertification Credits