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2016 Northeast Ohio Lawn Care Seminar
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When: Thursday, June 16, 2016
Where: OSU/OARDC, The Arden Shisler Center
1680 Madison Ave
Wooster, Ohio  44691
United States
Contact: Customer Service
800-510-5296 (Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm est)

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Join OLCA for the 14th 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 years seminar will feature the following:

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.

•$40 for the first pre-registrant (by June 13)
•$30 for each additional pre-registrant from the same company (by June 13)
•$45 per OLCA member for ON-SITE registration (after June 13)


•$75 per participant, pre-registration (by June13)
•$90 per participant, ON-SITE registration (June 13)
•Join OLCA for the remainder of 2016 and your registration is FREE! (New members only.) $30 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.


8:30 am - Registration

9:30 am - Welcome!

Value for your OLCA Membership? Legislative/Regulatory Update Grateful Embrace Update

OLCA President Mark Slavik

9:45 am - Bees and Pollinators (& Other Insect Challenges)
Denise Ellsworth, Program Director, Dept. Entomology (ODA Core 0.5 hours)

10:20 am - Pesticide Update: Proper Use, PPE, Following the Label, the Ohio Law and Q&A
Jim Belt, Ohio Dept. of Agriculture (ODA Core 0.5 hours)

10:55 am - Ride‐On Applicator Equipment Best Practices
Z‐Spray (ODA Core, 0.5 hours)

11:30 am - STATION 1 Tree & Shrub Pest Management and Update
Nancy Taylor, Director, OSU Plant and Pest Diagnostic Clinic (ODA Category 6A, 0.5 hours)

Lunch - 12:00 pm‐12:40 pm

Station Rotations - 12:45—1:15; 1:20—1:50; 1:55—2:25; 2:30‐3:00

STATION 2 - Effective Use of Adjuvants and Herbicide Combinations for Summer Weed Control
Dr. Ron Calhoun, Residex, LLC (ODA Category 8, 0.5 hours)

STATION 3 - Lawn Weed Control—Identify, Manage and Product Update
Dr. David Gardner, Dpt of Horticulture & Crop Science, OSU (ODA Category 8, 0.5 hours)

STATION 4 - Supplier and Equipment Showcase
Vendors provide a five minute highlight of something “new” or of interest.

STATION 5 - Lawn Diseases and Problem Diagnostics
Joe Rimelspach, Department of Plant Pathology (ODA Category 8, 0.5 hours)

2:00 – 4:00 pm Ohio Department of Agriculture Pesticide Applicators License Test 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, and then Schedule an Exam. You must bring a photo ID with you to the test.

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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