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2015 Northeast Ohio Lawn Care Seminar
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6/18/2015
When: 6/18/2015
Where: OSU/OARDC, The Arden Shisler Center
1680 Madison Ave
Wooster 44691
United States
Contact: Customer Service
800-510-5296


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13th Annual Northeast Ohio Lawn Care Seminar
Thursday, June 18, 2015
at
The Ohio State University/OARDC
The Arden Shisler Center
Wooster, Ohio 44691

Everyone involved in lawn and landscape maintenance is invited to this informative event. 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. The format allows for hands-on instruction followed by questions and answers. The seminar will feature presentations covering the following topics:

8:30 am Registration  
9:30 amWelcome – OLCA Benefits, A Grateful Embrace and Legislative Update  
10:00 amAn Overview of the Problems Facing Bees – OSU Research & What Can be Done to Improve the Situation, Dr. Reed M. Johnson, Assistant Professor, Department of Entomology (ODA CORE 1.0 hour)  
11:00 amAccurate Spray Applications of Pesticides and Turf Product Update, Jerry Husemann, BASF (ODA Category 8, .5 hour)

Lunch – 11:45 – 12:15  

Station Rotation – 12:30 pm–1:00 pm; 1:05 pm–1:35 pm; 1:40 pm–2:10 pm; 2:15 pm–2:45 pm & 2:55 pm-3:25 pm
Station #1 – Ornamental Weed Management/Control and Major Weed Issues
Randy Zondag, Lake County OSU Extension (ODA Category 6A, .5 hours)
Station #2 – Tree and Shrub Insects Update and Management!
Dr. Dave Shetlar and personnel, Department of Entomology, OSU (ODA Category 6A, .5  hours)
Station #3 – Assessment of Accurate Granular Lawn Applications
Corey Pangborn, and Neil Shreve, Scotts LawnService (ODA CORE, .5 hours)
Station #4 – Lawn Weed Control– Identify, Manage and Product Update
Dr. David Gardener, Department of Horticulture & Crop Science, OSU (ODA Category 8, .5 hours
Station #5Supplier and Equipment Showcase
Vendors provide a five minute highlight of something "new” or of interest

2:00 – 4:00 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 www,agriculture.gov. Select Regulatory Programs, and then Schedule an Exam. You must bring a photo ID with you to the test.

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

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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