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The American Chestnut Foundation – Georgia Chapter Meeting

Meeting Description The GA-TACF annual meeting is an exciting opporunity to learn more about American chestnut restoration research in Georgia and national restoration efforts! Attendees will hear research presentations from Georgia scientists as well as from nationally recognized plant geneticist William Powell, who leads ground-breaking transgenic work with blight-resistant chestnuts…
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Changes to the Worker Protection Standard

by Joseph LaForest I  thought that many of you may be interested in recent changes to the Worker protection Standard.  EPA put out a good comparison chart which is in the PDF. http://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2015-09/documents/comparison-chart-wps.pdf   Here are what they list as the major revisions include Annual mandatory training to inform farmworkers on…
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Pruning Workshop – Feb 24 – UGA Griffin Campus, Griffin, GA

Back by Popular Demand!  Our pruning program will cover the A-Z of proper pruning techniques for all of your ornamentals and will briefly cover pruning fruit trees. Equipment selection and care will be addressed in detail. We will also cover the when, where, and how’s to prune certain plants and…
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Nursery IPM Workshop – Quincy FL – June 10-11 – FL & GA CEUs Available

The Southern Nursery IPM Working Group Presents Nursery IPM Workshop University of Florida North Florida Research and Education Center May Building Seminar Room and On-site Outdoor Nursery Facilities 155 Research Road Quincy, Florida 32351 June 10-11, 2014 Don’t miss this hands-on, 2-day workshop focused on integrated pest management (IPM) for…
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“Exotics versus Natives: the Battle Goes on!” sponsored by the Georgia Exotic Pest Plant Council

The GA-EPPC, Georgia Exotic Pest Plant Council, invites you to the Annual Meeting on Thursday, November 6th, 2013, from 8:30am to 5:00pm. The conference will be held at Middle Georgia State College,Professional Sciences Center – West Campus, Macon GA. GA-EPPC’s goals are to focus attention on the adverse effects exotic…
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Regulatory Plant Issues for Nurseries

Regulatory Plant Issues: What You Must Do to Sell, Import or Export Live Plants from the State of Kansas Jeff Vogel, Kansas Department of Agriculture How do you stay up to date with plant quarantines, emerging pest threats and noxious weed lists? It can be very difficult to keep track…
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“Bringing Nature Home”, sponsored by the Georgia Exotic Pest Plant Council

Do you care about protecting our native plant habitats from invasive plants? How can you tell which plants are invasive? Do you want to know how you can help? First step is to come to the Georgia Exotic Pest Plant Council Annual Conference on November 8th. The GA-EPPC, Georgia Exotic…
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Free Webinar: Disease Management for Winter Annuals

Jean Williams-Woodward, University of Georgia Extension Plant Pathologist, will present common winter annual flower diseases, what to watch for, and how to control them. This Webinar is free to all Landscape Contractors and Extension Professionals. A complete schedule and archive of Landscape Professional webinars may be found at http://ugaurbanag.com/webinars These…
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Coastal Green Educational Event – September 28, 2012 – Savannah, GA

This year, the 2012 Coastal Green will be held at the Coastal Gardens & Bamboo Farm in Savannah, Georgia on September 28, 2012. Registration is $50 per person until September 19 and $65 per person after September 19; registration includes breakfast, snacks, and lunch. To register, please visit this website. The agenda…
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2013 SNA Research Conference – Mark Your Calendars!!!

August 5 & 6, 2013 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Georgia International Convention Center 2000 Convention Center Concourse College Park, GA 30337 Conference Overview: The SNA Research Conference, which began in 1956, provides a forum for horticultural researchers to communicate relevant and recent research findings to the industry. Its origin…
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UT Extension Hosts Landscape Review

JACKSON, Tenn. – For landscapers, growers or retailers who wish to stay current on best management practices for turf and landscape, UT Extension is hosting a field day for you. The 2012 Landscape Review will take place on Tuesday, September 11, at the West Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center in…
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A disease and pest management workshop for Tennessee Green Industry Professionals

A disease and pest management workshop is being offered at the Otis L. Floyd Nursery Research Center on September 12, 2012 from 8:30 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.  The workshop will provide information on a number of new invasive disease and insect threats to the nursery and landscape industries.  The latest…
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Register Now for the 2012 Irrigation Show and Education Conference!

  Registration is now open for the 2012 Irrigation Show and Education Conference, Nov. 2 – 6, Orlando, Fla.! Early-bird registration at discounted rates will be available through Oct. 5. The Irrigation Show is more than just an annual trade show – it’s a source of valuable information for industry…
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57th SNA Research Conference Proceedings Available

Take Advantage of the Latest Horticultural Research… The 57th SNA Research Conference Proceedings is now available online.   SNA provides you with 2,872 titles comprised of more than 11,208 of horticultural research (1991 – 2012) – at your fingertips! Log on to www.sna.org for the 57th Annual SNA Research Conference Proceedings. You find…
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The Tennessee Green Industry Field Day

The Tennessee Green Industry  Field Day will be held at the University of Tennessee Gardens, in Knoxville, Tuesday, June 19, 2012.  It will begin at 9:00 a.m. and end at 2:45p.m.  Five pesticide recertification credits are available in C3, C10, C12 and two credits are available in C6.  The cost is $25 if you…
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IPM Webinar Archives Online

The National IPM Webinar series is coordinated by Kelly Ivors and Steve Frank in the departments of Plant Pathology and Entomology at North Carolina State University. The webinar series is designed to provide timely information to the green industry through monthly seminars on the production and maintenance of ornamental plants.  We recently put together a…
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Webinar on controlling Japanese maple scale, presented by Dr. Paula Shrewsbury.

May 3, 2012 at 10 am CST!!!!!   Here’s how to participate in the webinar:   Before the webinar, click on the link below. http://go.ncsu.edu/japanese_maple_scale_webinar   You will be able to enter the session starting at 9 am CST on the day it occurs (for trouble shooting if necessary), but…
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