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2018 The Landscape Conference will be on October 25th, 2018 (Just in time to pick up those last minute Credits) at the Rutgers EcoComplex, 1200 Florence Columbus Road, Bordentown, NJ 08505. There will be PLENTY OF CREDITS! Click here for the complete 2 Track agenda and to register.

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When: Thursday, October 25th, 2018
9am to 4pm
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Rutgers EcoComplex
1200 Florence Columbus Rd.
Bordentown, New Jersey  08505
United States
Contact: Jeanne Ondusko
609-291-7070


Online registration is available until: 10/25/2018
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 2018 The Landscape Conference will be on October 25th

(Just in time to pick up those last minute Credits!)

Location is the Rutgers EcoComplex,

1200 Florence Columbus Road, Bordentown, NJ 08505.

There will be PLENTY OF PESTICIDE CREDITS

Agenda and Credit Information is below.


The 2018 NJNLA Landscape Conference

Members: $85 | Non-Members*: $125

 

~Breakfast and lunch included with registration~

 Registration open at 8:30am

Pesticide Track 1

 

9:00 am-10:00 am        Speaker:   Stephen Bross, NJDEP

                                       Topic: How DEP is handling updated regulations

                                       Description:  With new regulations passed last year this talk will explain

                                      what those changes are and how the DEP is working with applicators to

                                      make sure they are compliant. Regulation updates regarding Commercial

                                      and Private Pesticide Applicators on rules, website updates and WPS

                                      changes from the EPA.

 

                                         

10:00 am-11:00 am       Speaker:  Ryan Rieder, NJ Dept. of Agriculture

                                        Topic:   Updates to EAB, Spotted Lanternfly and Boxwood blight

                                        Description:  As new and established pests and diseases are always a

                                       concern to the industry as well as homeowners this talk will update you

                                       on what is happening with some unwanted issues in the landscape

                                       these days, how to identify them and what your choices are for

                                       combating them.

 

11:00 am-12 noon         Speaker:  Steve Rettke, Rutgers

                                       Topic: What pests and diseases should you be looking for in today's

                                       landscape and how to handle the concerned homeowner

                                        Description: What are the pests and diseases you should be looking for

                                       and when. There are several things to consider when assessing and IPM

                                       approach to proper landscaping. This talk will help you to understand all

                                       your options

                                                                                                                       

 12 noon-12:15 pm        Speaker:  David DeFrange & Rosalind Doremus

                                        Topic:  The Benefits of the CNLP Program & How it can Help Your

                                       Business

                                        Description:  They will discuss the Benefits of being a CNLP and how it

                                       can help your business.

                                                     

                   

12:15 pm-1:00 pm         Lunch – Vendors

 

1:00 pm-2:00 pm           Speaker:  Jeff Weld, Bayer

                                        Topic:  New pollinator chemistry and how to include pollinator friendly

                                       habitat in your landscape designs

                                        Description:  The state of pollinators in New Jersey, new chemistries

                                       coming down the road for Varroa Mites, ways to increase and include

                                       pollinator habitat in your landscape design.

 

                                         

2:00 pm-3:00 pm           Speaker:  Richard McCoy, McCoy Horticultural Services

                                        Topic:  "An Introduction to Organic Land Care"

                                        Description:  Participants will gain a better understanding of how to

                                       Utilize organic/ecological landscape design, maintenance strategies,

                                       organic fertility, organic disease and insect control options and how to apply

                                       these strategies in their businesses.

                                        

                                           ·       What is Organic Land Care (OLC)

·       The Rutgers OLC Best Management Practices Manual

·       Practical applications of (OLC)

.       Solutions to problematic landscape areas

·       Organic Turf and Landscape maintenance systems 

.       Organic vs Synthetic

                                       

Both Tracks will combine for keynote/last talk

                                        

3:00 pm-4:00 pm          Speaker:  OSHA Representative    

                                       Topic:  Silica Dust, OSHA Regulations & Hands-on Demo

                                       Description:  This talk will provide an overview of the current OSHA

                                      Regulations regarding silica dust and how they apply to our industry.

                                      The available options to be in compliance with these regulations will

                                      also, be discussed.  A demonstration of using an apparatus while dry

                                      cutting pavers are included.

 

 

4:00 pm                         

 

Signing for Pesticide credits and CEU’s | Visiting with Vendors

 

 

 

Track 1 Credits:

 

NJ:  10 (Demonstration & Research) - 02 

       3A (Ornamentals) - 04

       3B (Turf) - 02

       3C (Interior Plantscape) - 02

       CORE (Basic Safety & Handling) - 02

       PRIV (Private Applicator Exam) - 02

 

PA:  00 - Core - 2

        PC - Private Category - 6

        05 - Forest Pest Control - 2

        06 - Ornamental and Shade Trees - 4

        07 - Lawn and Turf - 1

        18 - Demonstration and Research - 5

        23 - Park/School Pest Control - 5 

 

Fertilizer: 2 credits

APLD: 6 credits

ASLA:

CNLP:  2 Professional and 4 Environment


 

English/Spanish Track 2

9am to 12pm and 12:30pm to 2:00pm

CORE Pesticide Topics English and Spanish
CORE Pesticide Topics Inglés y Español 

English & Spanish Basic Training and Basic CORE Topics

This 4.5 hour class is an update on the latest Pesticide rules and regulations for National and State Rules, Regulations, and Laws. It can be used for NJ Basic Training requirement for Applicators or Operators initial requirement or for credit for those who already hold a license. Topics include the types of licensing, storage requirements, notification requirements, First Aid, label interpretation, calculations for mixing correctly, and many other rules, regulations and laws are reviewed. This is the mandatory course for newcomers and doubles as excellent refresher and update course for maintaining one's CORE continuing education requirement.

 

12pm to 12:30pm - There will be a Half Hour Lunch

 

2:00pm to 3:00pm

Speaker:  Raul Cabrera, Extension Specialist - Rutgers University 

Title:  SPANISH: Identifying common pests and disease in landscape plants (Identificación de plagas y enfermedades comunes en plantas de jardín).   

Description:  "In this talk we will address some common insects and diseases affecting plants and trees used in New Jersey urban landscapes, providing clues for their identification, damages they cause and some typical control methods.

En esta charla hablaremos sobre algunos insectos y enfermedades comunes en plantas de jardín en New Jersey, proveyendo síntomas y señales que ayuden a su identificación, los daños que causan y algunos métodos usados para su control."



3:00 pm-4:00 pm          

 

Speaker:  OSHA Representative     

Topic:  Silica Dust, OSHA Regulations & Hands-on Demo

Description:  This talk will provide an overview of the current OSHA regulations regarding silica dust and how they apply to our industry.  The available options to be in compliance with these regulations will also, be discussed.  A demonstration of using an apparatus while dry     cutting pavers are included.

 

4:00 pm  

 

Signing for Pesticide credits and CEU’s | Visiting with Vendors


Track 2 Credits:

 

NJ: 

 

PA:  00 - Core - 6

        PC - Private Category - 2

        06 - Ornamental and Shade Trees - 2

        18 - Demonstration and Research - 2

        23 - Park / School Pest Control

 

CNLP:  1 Professional and 5.5 Environment

 

 

REFUND POLICY - You may receive a refund up to 1 week prior to this event.  Less than 7 days NJNLA has already incurred costs for your attendance and no refund will be issued.


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