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2018 Northeast Ohio Lawn Care Seminar
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Join OLCA for the 16th Annual Northeast Ohio Lawn Care Seminar. This event is open to all lawn care industry professionals. To allow for hands-on instruction and personal interaction, registration will be limited to the first 200 participants. The group will be divided into sub-groups that will spend 30 minutes at each station. This year’s seminar will feature the following:

When: Thursday, June 14, 2018
Where: OSU/OARDC, The Arden Shisler Center
1680 Madison Ave
Wooster, Ohio  44691
United States
Contact: OLCA

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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.

•$50 for the first pre-registrant (by June 12)
•$40 for each additional pre-registrant from the same company (by June 12)
•$55 per OLCA member for ON-SITE registration (after June 12)


•$85 per participant, pre-registration (by June12) 
•$100 per participant, ON-SITE registration (June 12)

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


7:30 – 8:00 AM   Registration 

8:00 AM   Welcome     
Value for Your OLCA Membership     Grateful Embrace     OLCA President Aaron Bucci
8:15 – 9:15 AM   Why You Need Phosphorus In Your Lawn Care Program         Chuck Darrah, President, CLC Labs

9:15 – 9:45 AM   Mosquitoes and Ticks Suck     Dave Shetlar, Urban Landscape Entomology, OSU (ODA Category 10d, 0.5 hr.) 

9:50 – 10:20 AM  Calibration of Ride On Sprayers for Accurate Applications Station 1   Andy Walters, LT Rich Products (ODA Core, 0.5 hr.) 

10:25 – 10:50 AM  Weed ID Walk Station 2   Dave Gardner, Department of Horticulture & Crop Science, OSU (ODA Category 8, 0.5 hrs.) 

10:55 – 11:25 AM  Lawn Disease and Diagnostic & Current/Future Lawn Problems Station 3   Joe Rimelspach, Department of Plant Pathology, OSU (ODA Category 8, 0.5 hr.) 

11:30 AM – Noon  Supplier & Equipment Showcase Station 4   Vendors will provide highlights of what’s new in the industry 

12:05 – 12:45 PM  LUNCH 

12:45 - 1:45 PM
What can you do to help reduce the losses and promote the success of  pollinators in urban environments Reed Johnson, Mars Irrigation and Landscape (ODA Core, 1.0 hr.) 

1:45 – 2:45 PM   Tree and Shrub Pests-ID and Management     Dave Shetlar, Urban Landscape Entomology, OSU (ODA Category 6a, 1.0 hr.) 

2:45 – 3:00 PM   BREAK 

3:00 – 4:00 PM
   General Session – New Herbicides     Dave Gardner, Department of Horticulture & Crop Science, OSU (ODA Category 8, 1.0 hr.)
Ohio Department of Agriculture Pesticide Applicators License Test - If you need to take the Pesticide Applicators Licensing Test, schedule your test with the ODA by calling 800-282-1955 or online at  Select Regulatory Programs, Schedule an Exam.  
The test will not be available during OLCA Field Day this year.

The Seminar will be held at the OSU/OARDC Facility, The Arden Shisler Center at 1680 Madison Avenue, Wooster, OH. Please visit www.oardc.ohio‐ for directions.

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