Topics in Landscape IPM
Thursday, June 22, 2017
8:30am – 12:30pm
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DoubleTree by Hilton Boston - Milford
11 Beaver Street
Milford, Massachusetts 01757
The Right Grasses: A Fundamental Tenet of Turf IPM - Mary Owen, UMass Extension Turf Specialist - Fundamental to the integrated management of turf pests is the careful selection and establishment of the right turfgrasses for the site and intended use. To be discussed: how to find, select and use turfgrass species and cultivars that exhibit particular insect and disease tolerances, resistance to weed encroachment, and tolerance to environmental and use stresses
Characteristics of Common Landscape Herbicides - Randy Prostak, UMass Extension Weed Specialist - A strong understanding of a product’s active ingredient is necessary to get the most out of any herbicide application. Characteristics and use patterns of commonly used landscape herbicides will be discussed.
Pre-registration required as space is limited; the cost is $90/$81 per person for three or more registrations from the same company (10% discount). Online registrations include an additional service fee.
1 MCH Re certification credit available
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