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2017 Ohio Lawn Care Outdoor Summer Seminar
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When: August 8, 2017
9:00 AM
Where: The Ohio Turfgrass Foundation Research & Education Facility
2551 Carmack Rd
Columbus, Ohio  43210
United States
Contact: 2017 Ohio Lawn Care Outdoor Summer Seminar

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Everyone in the lawn care and landscape maintenance industry is invited to attend this informative event.Registration will be limited to the first 200 participants. Following the general sessions, the group will be divided into smaller groups that will spend 30 minutes at each station.


The registration fee includes refreshments, lunch, and instructional materials. (Lunch guaranteed only to pre-registered participants.) Refunds will not be issued if event is cancelled due to weather. If you do not wish to register on-line, you may download the Registration Brochure and mail in registration with your payment.

•$50 for the first pre-registrant (by August 4)
•$40 for each additional pre-registrant from the same company (by August 4)
•$55 per OLCA member for ON-SITE registration (after August 4)

•$85 per participant, pre-registration (by August 4)
•$100 per participant, ON-SITE registration (after August 4)
•Join OLCA for the remainder of 2017 and your registration is FREE! (New members only.) $50 each additional person. Please mail to OLCA Headquarters or fax to 740-452-2552.

If you are not currently a member and are interested in joining OLCA, Join or Renew to get started.


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Mary Ann ”Mimi” Rose, Ph.D, Director, Pesticide Safety Education Program, The Ohio State University (ODA Core, 0.5 hours)

10:20 am

Mosquito and Vector Biology and Management Strategies
Dr. Nicky Gallagher, Technical Services Manager, Syngenta Professional Pest (ODA Category 10d, 0.5 hours)

10:55 am

First Aid, CPR and Safety Tips for the Outdoor Employee - The Basics
Joseph Brown, Battalion Chief at Plain Township Fire Department (No ODA credits)

11:30 am

Tree and Shrub Disease & Pest Management Update
Nancy Taylor, Director of the Plant and Pest Diagnostic Clinic, Dept. of Plant Pathology, The Ohio State University (ODA Category 6a, 0.5 hours)



12:45—1:15; 1:20—1:50; 1:55—2:25; 2:30—3:00


Lawn Weed Control & Sedge Management Update
Dr. David Gardner, Dept. of Horticulture & Crop Science, The Ohio State University (ODA Category 8, 0.5 hours)


Supplier and Equipment Showcase
Lawn care vendors provide a five minute highlight of something “new” or of interest.


Lawn Diseases and Diagnostic & Current/Future Lawn Problems…!

Joe Rimelspach, Dept. of Plant Pathology, The Ohio State University (ODA Category 8, 0.5 hours)


Seeding Establishment Study—Different Grasses, With and Without Herbicides, Fungicides and Seed Coatings
Pam Sherratt, Dept. of Horticulture & Crop Science, The Ohio State University (ODA Category 8, 0.5 hours)


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