UMass Extension Landscape, Nursery and Urban Forestry Program

Scouting for Insect, Disease & Weed Problems of Woody Ornamentals

Event date/time: 
Thursday, June 6, 2013 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Stockbridge Hall - UMass Amherst

To maintain landscapes sustainably, regular monitoring and use of IPM practices is essential. Join Extension specialists for a diagnostic walkabout through the landscape. Updates on new pests, diagnostic techniques and IPM strategies will be emphasized for a true hands-on learning experience. Workshop held rain or shine.

Extension Entomologist Bob Childs, Extension Weed Specialist Randy Prostak, and Extension Plant Pathologist Nick Brazee will lead this up-close look at insect and disease problems of woody ornamentals.


Pre-registration required as space is limited; the cost is $50.

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Pesticide & Professional Certification Credits

Two pesticide contact hours for categories 36, 40, and Applicators License available. Pesticide contact hours are valid for equivalent categories in all New England states.

ISA, SAF, CFE, MCA, MCH and MCLP professional certification credits have been requested.

Contact's name: 
Ellen Weeks - UMass Extension Landscape, Nursery & Urban Forestry program
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Contact's email: 
80 Campus Center Way
Amherst, MA 01003
United States
80 Campus Center Way Amherst MA