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Fall Flower/Nursery Grower Pesticide Recertification
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Greenhouse/Nursery Growers have asked for a pesticide recertification program tailored to them. The University of Minnesota, the Minnesota Department of Agriculture and the Minnesota Nursery & Landscape Association are happy to provide this!

When: 10/27/2015
8:00 AM
Where: Midland Hills Country Club
2001 Fulham St
Roseville, Minnesota  55113
United States
Contact: John Erwin

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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
pesticide recertification.


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)*
9:30-9:45 Break

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)*
12:00-12:45 Lunch

12:45-1:30 Successful Biocontrol on Crops (Vera Krischik)*
1:30-2:00 IPM Programs without Neonics (Vera Krischik)*
2:00-2:15 Break
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; 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.

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