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2014 Northeast Ohio Lawn Care Seminar
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When: 6/19/2014
1680 Madison Ave
Wooster, Ohio  44691
Contact: Customer Service

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On-line Registration is now closed. Registration will be available on-site.

Everyone in the lawn and landscape maintenance industry is invited to this informative event. To allow for hands-on instruction, and personal interaction, registration will be limited to the first 200 participants. During group sessions attendees will be divided into sub-groups that will spend 30 minutes at each station. The format allows for greater hands-on instruction followed by questions and answers.

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. 

Members: Be sure to log in using your Username to receive membership pricing on your registration. If you are not currently a member and are interested in joining OLCA, Join or Renew to get started.  If you do not know or remember your Username, please contact OLCA at 800-510-5296 or email us at

If you do not wish to register on-line, you may download the registration brochure and mail or fax in with your payment.

Registration per person is $40 for members and $75 for non-members.

After June 13, 2014 registration will be $45 for members and $90 for non-members.

Join OLCA for remainder of 2014, and your registration is FREE! New members only. Each additional person $30. Please mail membership application and registration brochure to 1100-H Brandywine Blvd, Zanesville, OH 43701 or fax 740-452-2552.

8:00 am – Registration
9:00 am – Welcome – OLCA Benefits, A Grateful Embrace and Legislative Update
9:30 am
Assessing Soil Nutrients to Maximize Turf Performance & Minimize Environmental Impact: How to Interpret Soil Test Results (Presenter Dr. Chuck Darrah, CLC Labs) 
10:30 am – Ornamental Trees, Shrubs and Flower Disease Update (Presenter Nancy Taylor, OSU Department of Plant Pathology) Category 6A 1.0 hour

Lunch – 11:30 am - Noon

Station Rotation – 12:15 pm–12:45 pm; 12:50 pm–1:20 pm; 1:25 pm–1:55 pm & 2:00 pm–2:30 pm

Station #1 – Current Diseases & Lawn Problems and How to Identify and Manage (Presenter Joe Rimelspach, OSU Department of Plant Pathology) Category 8, .5 hrs
Station #2 – Lawn Insect Update - Chinch Bugs, Billbugs and Grubs! (Presenter Dr. Dave Shetlar, OSU Department of Entomology) Category 8, .5 hrs
Station #3 – Key Guidelines for Accurate Lawn Applications to Achieve Effective & Safe Results (Presenter Corey Pangborn, Scotts LawnService) Core, .5 hrs
Station #4 – Weed Control in the Field - Identify & Manage (Presenter Jamie Heydinger, Nufarm Americas, Inc.) Category 8, .5 hours
Station #5 – Supplier and Equipment Showcase (Vendors provide a five minute highlight of something “new” or of interest)

2:00 pm
Ohio Department of Agriculture Pesticide Applicators License Testing
If you are planning to take the Pesticide Applicators Licensing Test, you need to schedule with the ODA by calling 800-282-1955 or on-line at Select Regulatory Programs, then Schedule an Exam. You must bring a photo ID with you to the testing.

Driving Directions:
From the East: Take S.R. 30 WEST to Wooster. Exit at Madison Ave. Turn left at the traffic light at the end of the exit ramp. Go up the hill and you will see the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center on the left.
From the West: Take S.R. 30 EAST to Wooster. Exit at Madison Ave. Turn left at the traffic light at the end of the exit ramp.

From the South: Take Route 3 NORTH to US 30 EAST. Exit at Madison Ave. Turn left at the traffic light at the end of the exit ramp. See above.
From the North: Take I-71 to S.R. 83 SOUTH into Wooster to US 30 WEST. Exit at Madison Ave. Turn left at the traffic light at the end of the exit ramp.

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