February 11, 2020 Eastern NC Nursery Conference Registration Available Now

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February 11, 2020 Eastern North Carolina Nursery Conference Flyer and Registration Form

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This educational conference will focus on commercial ornamental nursery production and will be held at the Wilson County Agricultural Center, 1806 SW Goldsboro Street, Wilson, NC 27893. Woody ornamental disease management, nursery tree pruning, weed management, and scale insect management are the topics of focus. Pre-registration is preferred and is $25 if postmarked by Feb. 4, 2020. Registration after Feb. 4 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. For pre-registration, print the conference registration flyer, which includes detailed agenda and sponsors, and follow instructions for registration. The agenda is also listed below.

This conference is approved for 3 hours of Pesticide Recertification Credits in Categories D, I, L, N, O, and X. You must attend the entire conference to receive credit for these. Please note that in case of inclement weather on 2/11/2020 that causes the conference to be postponed, it will be held on 2/18/2020.

8:00 a.m.–Sponsor Setup

8:30 a.m.–Participant Registration, Continental Breakfast, and Networking

9:15 a.m.–Welcome and Sponsor Introductions

9:30 a.m.–Nursery Disease Management: Blights Diebacks, Root Rots, and Leaf Spots, Dr. Jean Williams-Woodward, UGA

10:30 a.m.–Networking Break and Refreshments

11 a.m.–Nursery Tree Pruning: Biology and Best Management Practices, Dr. Barbara Fair, NC State

Noon–Lunch and Networking

1:30 p.m.–Nursery Weed Management: Current Research and Difficult Weeds, Dr. Jeffrey Derr, Virginia Tech

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

3 p.m.–Nursery IPM: A Focus on Scales, Dr. JC Chong, Clemson

4 p.m.–Adjourn and Recertification Credits