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Pesticide License CEUs Available at New England GROWS

Wednesday, September 21, 2016   (0 Comments)
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Learning opportunities abound across a variety of disciplines

BOSTON — Success in the green industry requires up-to-date expertise across a range of topics in horticulture, design, disease and pest control, and worker safety. At New England GROWS, attendees learn from the top experts in a broad variety of fields and earn continuing education credit from organizations that include: the National Association of Landscape Professionals, the American Society of Landscape Architects, the International Society of Arboriculture, the Association of Professional Landscape Designers, the Northeast Organic Farming Association, the Snow and Ice Management Association as well as state and regional pesticide licensing boards.

Some of the most popular topics at GROWS conferences are those that offer pesticide license recertification credit. Pesticide CEUs are available for the six New England states as well as New Jersey and Pennsylvania. A variety of education seminars, all taught by leading practitioners and approved for pesticide license recertification credit, will be taught at New England GROWS, including these:

  • Can Insect Pests be Managed Organically? Michael Raupp, Ph.D., University of Maryland
  • Climate Change & the Impact on Tree-Insect Interactions Daniel A. Herms. Ph.D., The Ohio State University
  • Planning for Sustainable Landscape Management Bruce Fraedrich, Ph.D., Bartlett Tree Research Laboratories
  • New Management Strategies & Planting Practices in the Urban Forest Richard Harper, University of Massachusetts
  • Turf Diseases: Taking Control Using Management & Mowing Strategies John Inguagiato, Ph.D., University of Connecticut
  • Why Do We Have Problems with the Same Old Pests? Tim Abbey, Penn State Extension
  • Target the Turf: Environmental Management Consideration - Mary Owen, University of Massachusetts
  • Mosquito Smackdown: What You Can Do to Stop the Bite Michael Raupp, Ph.D., University of Maryland
  • What's Ahead in Insect Pest Management Richard Casagrande, Ph.D., University of Rhode Island
  • Turf Weed Watch: What to Look Out for in the Year Ahead James T. Bosnan, Ph.D., The University of Tennessee

New England GROWS takes place on November 30 - December 2, 2016, at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. For the latest information, download the GROWS mobile app; follow New England GROWS on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn; visit the New England GROWS website or call (508) 653-3009.

Green industry professionals can earn hours of CEU credit at New England GROWS in Boston this November.About New England GROWS

New England GROWS is powered by the New England Nursery Association, Massachusetts Arborists Association, Massachusetts Association of Landscape Professionals and Massachusetts Nursery & Landscape Association. Its co-sponsor network includes 30 allied green industry organizations. Participation helps New England GROWS support the green industry through annual grants to the region's Cooperative Extension Systems, the FFA Organization, local horticultural schools, and more.

Photo courtesy of New England GROWS, Inc.

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