WILSON, N.C.–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.
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 email@example.com for more information. Registration information available in flyer link above.
– Danny Lauderdale NC Extension, Wilson County
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