Please join us for a focused, informative, popular, inexpensive opportunity to get new production information and/or get recertified as a commercial/non-commercial pesticide applicator. Talks marked with an “*” are required for
8:00-8:45 MDA Licensing and Certification and Related Topics (MDA Recertification Coordinator)*
8:45-9:30 Equipment Safety Concerns and Issues (Dean Hertzfeld)*
9:45-10:30 Plant Growth Regulators (John Erwin)*
10:30-11:15 New Insecticides/Fungicides for Greenhouse/Nursery Production (Vera Krischik, John Erwin, Angela Orshinsky)*
11:15-12:00 Disease Control in Ornamental Crop Production (Angela Orshinsky)*
12:45-1:30 Successful Biocontrol on Crops (Vera Krischik)*
1:30-2:00 IPM Programs without Neonics (Vera Krischik)*
2:15-2:45 Flowering Basket Production: Calibracoa, Ivy Geraniums, Petunias, etc. (John Erwin)
2:45-3:15 Propagation Basics: Seed Germination and Rooting Cuttings (John Erwin)
3:15-3:45 Garden Mum Production (John Erwin)
3:45-4:30 Fertilizer and Fertility Basics including How to Do your Own Testing (John Erwin)
The registration cost for this conference is $50 if you preregister (via email; firstname.lastname@example.org or call at 612-85-6863) before October 20. Registration cost after October 20 is $75.
Please bring a check made out to the “University of Minnesota” to the meeting.
Click here for a pdf of the conference schedule.