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2016 Ohio Lawn Care Outdoor Summer Seminar
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2016 Ohio Lawn Care Outdoor Summer Seminar

When: Thursday - August 11, 2016
9:00 AM
Where: The Ohio Turfgrass Foundation Research & Education Facility
2551 Carmack Rd
Columbus, Ohio  43210
United States
Contact: Customer Service

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Online registration is closed. Registration will be available onsite.

Tree, Shrub, Perennial and Outdoor Ornamental-Disease Update Session Handout

Everyone in the lawn care and landscape maintenance industry is invited to attend this informative event.  Registration will be limited to the first 200 participants. Following the general sessions, the group will be divided into smaller groups that will spend 30 minutes at each station.  


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 Brochure and mail in registration with your payment.

•$40 for the first pre-registrant (by August 8)
•$30 for each additional pre-registrant from the same company (by August 8)
•$45 per OLCA member for ON-SITE registration (after August 8)


•$75 per participant, pre-registration (by August 8)
•$90 per participant, ON-SITE registration (August 8)
•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.


9:00 am Registration

9:30 am Welcome!
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Grateful Embrace Update
OLCA President Mark Slavik

9:45 am Pesticide Update: The Ohio Laws, Regulation and ODA Update
Jim Belt, Ohio Dept. of Agriculture (ODA Core, 0.5 hours)

10:20 am Tree, Shrub, Perennial and Outdoor Ornamental‐Disease Update
Nancy Taylor & Francesca Peduto Hand, Dept. of Plant Pathology, OSU (ODA Category 6A, 0.5 hours)

10:55 am Ride‐On Applicator Equipment‐History, Development, Proper Use & Safety
Ted Shackelford, C&S Lawn Care, Inc. & Andy Walters, LT Rich (ODA Core, 0.5 hours)

11:30 am STATION 1
Current Diseases and Lawn Problems and How to Identify and Manage
Joe Rimelspach, Dept. of Plant Pathology, OSU (ODA Category 8, 0.5 hours)

Lunch 12:00 pm‐12:40 pm

Rotations 12:45—1:15; 1:20—1:50; 1:55—2:25

STATION 2 Lawn Insect Update‐Billbugs, Grubs and MORE!
Dr. Dave Shetlar and Entomology Graduate Students, Dept. of Entomology, OSU (ODA Category 8, 0.5 hours)

STATION 3 Weed Control in the Lawn‐Identify, Manage and Product Update
Dr. David Gardner, Dept. 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

2:30 pm Around the Home & Outdoor Living Space “Insect” Pest Management
The Bug Doc”, Dr. Dave Shetlar, Dept. of  Entomology, OSU
(ODA Category 10a, 0.5 hours)


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