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"Protecting our Water from Pesticide Contamination" and "Controlling Broadleaf Weeds in Turfgrass
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This winter the Penn State Extension Green Industry Team will be offering a series of three sessions called the Green Industry Winter Update Webinars. These two hour long sessions will be delivered live over the internet to you at your home or office, anywhere with a high speed internet connection.

When: March 9, 2015
1:00 - 3:00 pm
Where: Webinar
Presenter: Ruth Benner & Tanner Delvalle
Contact: Ruth Benner
814-825-0900 ext. 232

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These sessions will be true webinars; participants will be able to log onto Adobe Connect using their own personal computers at their home or office. Only one person can receive credits per registration and log-on.

Fee: $10.00 per person

Title: Protecting our Water from Pesticide Contamination
Speaker: Ruth Benner, Penn State Extension Educator

his presentation will describe the various ways in which our water supplies (wells, streams, rivers, ponds, lakes and reservoirs) can become contaminated by pesticides. The speaker will explain Best Management Practices for pesticide applicators to protect water from nonpoint contamination by pesticides. 

Title: Controlling broadleaf weeds in turfgrass with herbicides 
Speaker: Tanner Delvalle, Penn State Extension Educator

Weeds such as creeping Charlie, plantains, dandelion and heal-all can be controlled if you know how to identify them, understand their lifecycle and have knowledge of pre- and post-emergence herbicides for broadleaf weed management. This talk will describe the common species of broadleaf weeds in turfgrass and discuss current management strategies with herbicides.

Click here to register:  Green Industry Winter Update Webinars

Each webinar provide Pesticide Credits and 2 PCH CEUs

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