UMass Extension Weed Herbarium

Scouting for Early-Season Landscape Pests and Problems

Event date/time: 
Monday, April 27, 2015 - 4:30pm to 6:30pm
UMass Amherst - Holdsworth Hall

Kick off the 2015 growing season with hands-on scouting, identifying and even forecasting landscape pests and abiotic problems.  Join Randy Prostak, Extension Weed Specialist, Nick Brazee, Extension Plant Pathologist, and Rick Harper, Extension Assistant Professor in Urban & Community Forestry, for a walk through the landscape as they discuss and demonstrate how to put IPM practices to work efficiently and examine some of the most common pest and cultural problems of woody ornamentals.

Dress for walking; workshop held rain or shine. Bring a clipboard, pencil and hand lens if possible.


Preregistration required as space is limited; the cost is $50 or $45 per person for three or more registrations from the same company (10% discount). Online registrations include a nominal processing fee.

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  • 2 pesticide contact hours for categories 36 and Applicators License; valid for equivalent categories in all New England states.
  • ISA, SAF, CFE, MCA, MCH and MCLP credits have been requested.
Contact's name: 
Ellen Weeks
Contact's phone: 
Contact's email: 
160 Holdsworth Way
Amherst, MA 01003
United States
160 Holdsworth Way Amherst MA