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2017 Northeast Ohio Lawn Care Seminar
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Join OLCA for the 15th 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 15, 2017
Where: OSU/OARDC, The Arden Shisler Center
1680 Madison Ave
Wooster, Ohio  44691
United States
Contact: Customer Service

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

•$50 for the first pre-registrant (by June 13)
•$40 for each additional pre-registrant from the same company (by June 13)
•$55 per OLCA member for ON-SITE registration (after June 13)


•$85 per participant, pre-registration (by June13)
•$100 per participant, ON-SITE registration (June 13)
•Join OLCA for the remainder of 2017 and your registration is FREE! (New members only.) $50 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 - What do you get for your OLCA membership and how can you be involved?
    - Grateful Embrace
update etc.

General Sessions
10:00 am - Pesticide Update: Proper Use, PPE, Following the Label, the Ohio Law, Q & A…
    - Jim Belt, Ohio Department of Agriculture- 0.5 hour (category - core)
Mosquito and Vector Management
    - Arnold Ramsey, FMC Marketing Specialist - 0.5 hours (category 10d)
11:00 am - Perimeter Pest Management
    - Arnold Ramsey, FMC Marketing Specialist - 0.5 hours (category 10a)
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 - Soils & Fertility Programs for Healthy Lawns & Sport Fields
    - Pam Sherratt, Turfgrass Specialist, Dept. of Horticulture and Crop Science -  0.75 hour (no ODA credits)
Station #2 - Tree and Shrub Disease & Pest Management and Update
    - Nancy Taylor – Director of the Plant and Pest Diagnostic Clinic - 0.5 hours (category 6a)
Station #3 - Lawn Weed Control & Sedge Management Update
    - Ken Hutto, FMC Professional Solutions - 0.5 hours (category 8)           
Station #4 Lawn Diseases and Diagnostic & Current/Future Lawn Problems…!
    - Joe Rimelspach, Program Specialist/ Turf Pathology, Dept. of Plant Pathology - 0.5 hours (category 8)
Station #5 - Proper Calibration and Accurate Applications – Key Points!
    - Zane Raudenbush, Assistant Professor, Turfgrass Management, AT - 0.5 hour (category - core)
Station #6 -
Supplier 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 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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