Monday, July 1, 2013

Landscape Training for Professionals -- Green University in Paulding County

UGA's Center for Urban Agriculture and Paulding County Cooperative Extension are offering training - with credits - at a Green University for landscape professionals in July.

The training will take place on Tuesday, July 16, 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Paulding Campus of Chattahoochee Tech, Building B, Room 108B, 400 Nathan Dean Blvd., Dallas, GA.

The sessions:

  • Welcome & Extension Updates (Mary Carol Sheffield)
  • Safety Considerations for Landscape Professionals (Rolando Orella)
  • Is your spray program effective? IPM Landscape Scouting (Todd Hurt)
  • Effects of Phenoxy Herbicides on Landscape Trees & Shrubs (Paul Pugliese)
  • Application of Pesticides - Did the pesticide not work or did the coverage stink? (Keith Mickler)

Registration fee is $25 and cost includes lunch. Preregistration is required before noon on Monday, July 15.
Register online, or pay with a check using the form on page two of this information link.

Credit hours offered:

  • Commercial pesticide credit - 5 hours in categories 21, 23, 24 & 27
  • ISA Certified Arborist - 5 hours
For additional information email or call the Paulding County Cooperative Extension office at 770-443-7616.