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Topics in Landscape IPM

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Event date/time: 
Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 8:30am to 12:30pm
Event location: 
Doubletree Hotel


The Right Grasses: A Fundamental Tenet of Turf IPM - Mary Owen, UMass Extension Turf Specialist - Fundamental to the integrated management of turf pests is the careful selection and establishment of the right turfgrasses for the site and intended use. To be discussed: how to find, select and use turfgrass species and cultivars that exhibit particular insect and disease tolerances, resistance to weed encroachment, and tolerance to environmental and use stresses

Characteristics of Common Landscape Herbicides - Randy Prostak, UMass Extension Weed Specialist - A strong understanding of a product’s active ingredient is necessary to get the most out of any herbicide application. Characteristics and use patterns of commonly used landscape herbicides will be discussed.


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Two pesticide contact hours for categories 36 and 37, and 4 for Applicator's License available.  Contact hours are valid for equivalent categories in all New England states.  Association credits: 1 MCA, 1 MCH, and 1 MCLP available.

Contact's name: 
Ellen Weeks
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Contact's email: 
11 Beaver Street
Milford, MA 01757
11 Beaver Street Milford MA