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2018 Ohio Lawn Care Outdoor Summer Seminar
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When: Thursday, August 9, 2018
Where: The Ohio Turfgrass Foundation Research & Education Facility
2551 Carmack Rd
Columbus, Ohio  43210
United States
Contact: Ohio Lawn Care Association

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Join OLCA for the 24th Annual Summer Seminar!  This event is open to all lawn care industry professionals.  The group will be divided into sub-groups that will spend 30 minutes at each station.  Register by August 3!

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 Form and mail in registration with your payment.

•$50 for the first pre-registrant (by August 3)
•$40 for each additional pre-registrant from the same company (by August 3)
•$55 per OLCA member for ON-SITE registration (after August 3)

•$85 per participant, pre-registration (by August 3)
•$100 per participant, ON-SITE registration (after August 3)

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


7:30 - 8:00 AM


8:00 AM

Value for your OLCA Membership and how can YOU be involved
Grateful Embrace
OLCA Executive Director, Mark Bennett

8:15 - 8:45 AM

Soil Amendments and Establishment
Pam Sherratt, OSU, Department of Horticulture & Crop Science

8:45 - 9:45 AM

Annual and Perennial Plant Pest Issues
Jim Chatfield, OSU, Department of Horticulture & Crop Science (ODA Category 6A, 1.0 hr.)

9:50 - 10:20 AM

Mosquitoes and Ticks
Dave Shetlar, OSU, Urban Landscape Entomology (ODA Category 10D, 0.5 hr.)

10:25 - 10:55 AM

Disease Walk
Todd Hicks and Joe Rimelspach, OSU, Dept of Plant Pathology (ODA Category 8, 0.5 hr.)

11:00 - 11:30 AM

Supplier & Equipment Showcase

11:25 AM - 12:35 PM

Grassy Weed Control Options
Dave Gardner, OSU, Department of Horticulture & Crop Science (ODA Category 8, 1.0 hr.)

12:40 - 1:30 PM


1:30 - 2:30 PM

Optimizing Bee Health
Reed Johnson, OSU, Department of Entomology (ODA Core, 1.0 hr.)

2:30 - 2:45 PM


2:45 - 3:45 PM

Sprayer Calibration
Matt Williams, OSU (ODA Core, 1.0 hr.)


Ohio Turfgrass Foundation Research & Education Facility
2551 Carmack Road, Columbus, OH  43210

From the North, take the Ackerman Rd. exit off SR 315.  Go west (right) on Ackerman Rd., turn south (left) onto Kenny Rd., watch for signs on your right, across from University Services entrance.

From the South, take the Lane Avenue exit off SR 315 and turn west (left).  Turn north (right) on Kenny Rd., watch for signs on your left, across from University Services entrance



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