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Spray Adjuvants for the Green Industry and Controlling Grassy Weeds in Turfgrass with Herbicide
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Spray Adjuvants for the Green Industry and Controlling Grassy Weeds in Turfgrass with Herbicide

This winter the Penn State Extension Green Industry Team will be offering a series of three sessions called the Green Industry Winter Update Workshops. These two hour long sessions will be delivered live over the internet at locations around Pennsylvania.

3/2/2015
When: March 2, 2015
1:00 - 3:00 pm
Where: Various
Presenter: Sandy Feather & Peter Landschoot
Contact: Ruth Benner
814-825-0900 ext. 232

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These sessions will take place at meeting locations around the state including extension offices and other meeting rooms.

The sessions will be facilitated by a county educator or staff member. The speaker will be in a remote location and the audience will watch the presentation as it is streamed over Adobe Connect and projected in the meeting room.

These sessions will feature hands-on learning experiences.

Fee: $15.00 per person

Title: Spray Adjuvants for the Green Industry
Speaker: Sandy Feather, Penn State Extension Educator

Adjuvants are spray tank additives which applicators use to improve the efficacy of pesticides. There are many adjuvants and other spray aids that are used by Green Industry professionals including spreaders, spreader-stickers, extenders, activators, compatibility agents, and more. Correct use of adjuvants will improve pesticide efficacy, but incorrect selection, mixing or application can be injurious to plants. This talk will discuss the wide range of adjuvants used by Green Industry Professionals and help participants understand correct selection and use. 


Title: Controlling grassy weeds in turfgrass with herbicides 
Speaker: Dr. Peter Landschoot

Weedy grasses and sedges can be a challenge in the management of turfgrass. Weeds such as crabgrass, quackgrass, yellow nutsedge and dallisgrass can be controlled if you know how to identify them, understand their lifecycle and have knowledge of pre- and post-emergence herbicides for weedy grass management. This talk will describe the common species of weedy grasses in turfgrass and discuss current management strategies with herbicides. 

Locations:

Greensburg, Youngsville, Mercer, Pittsburgh, Indiana, Stroudsburg, Towanda, Erie, Mill Hall, Huntingdon, Bloomsburg, Lewistown, Leesport, York, Collegeville, Carlisle, Nazareth, Beaver, California, Philadelphia

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Each session offers Pesticide credits and 2 PCH CEUs.

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