December 17, 2019
December 17, 2019
Nutrient Management Updates – Judy McGowan, Nutrient Management, MDA
Turf Nutrient Overview - David Boniface, Agronomist, The Mill
Understanding Soil Results, Application Amounts, & High Efficiency Fertilizer, Equipment Calibration
Ornamental Nutrient Overview – Cindy King, PCH, The Mill
Nutrient Needs and Application, Products – Types, When and How to Apply,
Safety Considerations for Plants, People, Pets and the Environment.
Sustainable Practices – Tim Hushon, Agronomist, The Mill
An Intro to 4R Principles and IPM
Chemical Safety – Andrew Kness, Harford County Cooperative Extension
Safe Handling and Storage of Turf and Ornamental Chemical Products
Spotted Lantern Fly Update and Herbicide 101– Heidi Warner, NuFarm
The Pest, the Problem, Best Control Practices and What the Quarantine Means.
Controlling Weeds in the Landscape Without Harming Ornamentals and Natural Resources.
Pesticide Updates – Russell Noratel, MDA
Proper Care with Pesticides in the Landscape – Cindy King, PCH, The Mill
Controlling Insects and Diseases in the Landscape, Chemical Considerations for
Healthy Plants When Cleaning Up Beds.
Turf Weed Identification and Control - Patrick Bowers, PBI Gordon / Brian Hoff, WinField United
Pre and Post emergent control products for annual and perennial weeds
Turf Diseases and Pests Overview – David Boniface, The Mill
Identifying & Managing Diseases, Common Pests and Product Considerations for Control
Pond Problems – Joe Lynch, Sepro Corporation
Controlling Weeds and Algae in Ponds, When and How to Safely Use Products
RSVP to The Mill of Bel Air at 410-838-6111 by 12/13.
Speaker Biographies for The Mill's Professional Fertilizer & Pesticide Recertification Class
Agronomist & Turf Specialist, 20+ years, The Mill of Bel Air
B.S. in Agronomy & Environmental Science, Delaware Valley College
CCA (Certified Crop Advisor), NMS (Nutrient Management Specialist)
Topic: Fertilizer & Lime Recommendations, Importance and Interpretation of Soil Reports, Equipment Calibration for Granular and Liquid Chemicals.
Urban Nutrient Management Specialist, University of Maryland Dept. of Ag.
Topic: Turf Nutrient Management Regulation Updates and Issues
Agronomist & 4R & Sustain Specialist, The Mill of Blackhorse
B.S. Ag Business, Penn State University
Topic: Principles of 4R - Right Source (Product), Right Rate, Right Time, Right Place. Intro to IPM and resistance.
Technical Specialist, Sepro Corporation
B.S., Delaware Valley College
MBA, Delaware Valley College
Topic: Aquatic Weeds & Algae Control
Eastern US Ornamental Account Manager, NuFarm
B.S. in Plant & Soil Science, West Virginia
Topic: Spotted Lantern Fly & Herbicide 101 in the Landscape
Harford County Extension Educator, University of MD Cooperative Extension
B.S. Plant Science, University of Delaware
M.S. Plant Pathology, University of Delaware
Topic: Safe Handling and Storage of Pesticides
Territory Sales Manager @ PBI Gordan Corporation
B.S. Virginia State University
Topic: Weed ID & Proper Herbicide to Control Annual & Perennial Weeds in Turf
18+ years Garden Center Manager, The Mill of Kingstown
Certification in Ornamental Horticulture, Longwood Gardens Horticultural Program, Certified Professional Horticulturalist, Maryland Nursery, Landscape, Greenhouse Association, (MNLGA) Mmber Board of Directors and Education Committee (MNLGA), Member of the Upper Eastern Shore Beekeeping Assoc., Member of NABA, with specialty certifications in IPM and Pest Control, Herbaceous Perennials, Weed ID and Control, Composting, and Plant Identification. Private Applicators Certificate, MDA, Spotted Lantern Fly permit # PA-20190400089 Penn State Extension. Her yard is a certified Wildlife Habitat through the DNR and a certified Butterfly Habitat through NABA.
Topic: ID and Control of Pests and Diseases in the Ornamental Landscape
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White Hall, MD, 21161