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UMass Extension Landscape Education Day

March 26 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

Spring Kickoff for Landscapers – UMass Extension’s Landscape Education Day 
Sustainable landscaping uses multiple management strategies that seek to reduce negative impacts on the environment while maintaining aesthetically pleasing landscapes. Come join us to learn management strategies and practices that you can implement to provide beautiful, functional and environmentally friendly landscapes for your customers. Cost: $95/person, $86 for 3 or more from the same company. Lunch is included in the registration fee.
Credits: Four pesticide contact hours for categories 29, 36, and Applicators License.
Association credits: 4 ISA, 5 CFE (cat 2), 2 MCA, 2 MCLP, and 1 MCH.

Topics include:
How to Deal with Nuisance Wildlife in Managed Landscapes
Effective Ways to Attract and Support Pollinators in Managed Landscapes
Taming the Top Troublesome Insect Pests of Woody Landscape Plants
Trouble Shooting Common Diseases of Perennials in the Landscape
Early Season Weed Management in the Landscape

See the full agenda at http://ag.umass.edu/landscape/events/spring-kickoff-for-landscapers-umass-extensions-landscape-education-day

Organizer

UMass Landscape, Nursery & Urban Forestry Program
Phone:
413-545-0895
Email:
eweeks@umext.umass.edu
Website:
http://extension.umass.edu/landscape/

Venue

Topsfield Fairgrounds
207 Boston St.
Topsfield, MA 01983 United States
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Phone:
978-887-5000
Website:
http://www.topsfieldfair.org/fairmap.php