Pest Walk for Green Industry Professionals
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Are your landscape scouting skills as good as your customers expect them to be? Join Penn State entomologist Greg Hoover and plant pathologist Gary Moorman as they lead us through Welkinweir's extensive collection of woody ornamentals. Learn to find, identify, and determine whether management is necessary for any insects and diseases we encounter. We will also discuss the identity and biology of beneficial organisms we find. Registration Deadline June 30, 2014

7/1/2014
When: July 1, 2014
12:15 - 3:00 pm
Where: Welkenweir
1368 Prizer Road
Pottstown, Pennsylvania  19465
United States
Contact: Nancy Bosold
610-378-1327

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Are your landscape scouting skills as good as your customers expect them to be? Join Penn State entomologist Greg Hoover and plant pathologist Gary Moorman as they lead us through Welkinweir's extensive collection of woody ornamentals. Learn to find, identify, and determine whether management is necessary for any insects and diseases we encounter. We will also discuss the identity and biology of beneficial organisms we find.

There are activities which are fundamental for an Integrated Pest Management program that minimizes unnecessary pesticide applications. So take this hands-on opportunity to learn from Penn State specialists and network with others in the landscape maintenance industry.Rain or shine. Dress for the weather!  This is a hands-on workshop; come prepared to roll up your sleeves and scout. Bring a hand lens for close-up viewing.

For more information and to register click here:  Pest Walk - Pottstown

This Pest Walk qualifies for 2.5 PCH CEUs.

Registration deadline is June 30, 2014