Thursday, May 1, 2014

Green Industry Update

A Green Industry Update, offered through UGA Extension in Cobb County, is scheduled for Tuesday, May 20, 2014. Re-certification credits are offered in the following categories:

21, 23, 24, 27, 41 - 3 hours
Private - 1 hours
ISA - 2.25 hours
8:30-9:00 a.m. - Registration
9:00-9:20 a.m. - Nursery Showcase: MNI Direct, by Matt Gladdis, Marietta Branch Manager 
9:20-9:50 a.m. - Emerald Ash Borer Update: Detection, Prevention, and control, by Joe Burgess, Senior Forester Georgia Forestry Commission
9:50-10:00 a.m. - Break, with Q&A
10:00-10:50 a.m. - Invasive Species in the Landscape: Eradication and Native Alternatives, by Karen Rawlins, Invasive Species Coordinator Center for Invasive Species
 10:50-11:00 a.m. - Break, with Q&A
11:00-11:50 a.m. - Turfgrass Diseases 2014: Avoidance and Control Practices, by Dr. Alfredo Martinez, UGA Extension Specialist for Turfgrass Pathology
11:50 a.m. - noon - Evaluation and re-certification forms

Moderator will be Jamie Cint, Cobb County Stormwater Management. 

Cost:  $10 per person, payable at the door.
Location:  Cobb County Water Quality Lab, 662 South Cobb Drive, Marietta, GA, 30060
To Preregister:  email or call 770-528-4070.

Continental breakfast will be provided.