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The University of Georgia's College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences has developed, in collaboration with the Center for Urban Agriculture, an online, live, interactive training program that allows pest management and Green Industry professionals to obtain continuing education credits (CEUs) virtually anywhere.
Get two hours of recertification at the UGA Extension Spalding County Office. In Georgia the hours you can acquire through webinars are unlimited.
Cost is $10 per person. All classes start at 7:45 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Proper Pruning for Healthy and Beautiful Landscape Shrubs and Small Trees; Rick Smith, Pruning Guru, Inc. - Acworth, Georgia and Boxwood Blight: Identification and Management Strategies; Patrick Mawhinney, Prestige Shrub Tree & Turf - Atlanta, Georgia.
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Identification and Management of Invasive Plant Species; Karan Rawlins, Center for Invasive Plant Species, University of Georgia - Tifton, GA and Guidelines to Control Phytophthora Diseases in Native Restoration Nurseries; Dr. Steven Tjosvold, University of California Cooperative Extension - Santa Cruz County, Watsonville, CA.
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Identification and Management Strategies for Nuisance Wildlife - Part 1 and Part 2 - Dr. Mike Mengak, University of Georgia- Athens, GA.
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Identification and Control of Nematodes in Turfgrass and a Little Tall Fescue for Good Measure; Dr. Jim Kerns, North Carolina State University - Raleigh, NC and Diseases of Southern Residential and Commercial Turfgrasses; Dr. Maria Tomaso-Peterson, Mississippi State University - Mississippi State, MS.
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Don't Let Scales Weight You Down; Dr. Juang Chong, Clemson University, Pee Dee Research and Education Center - Florence, SC and The Effects of Urban Landscapes on Tree Pests and Cultural Strategies to Manage Them; Dr. Adam G. Dale, Entomology & Nematology Department, University of Flordia - Gainesville, FL.
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Major Insect Pests of Turfgrass in Georgia; Dr. Shimat V. Joseph, Department of Entomology, University of Georgia - Griffin, GA and Rose Rosette Disease and Palm Disease; Dr. Kevin Ong, Department of Plant Pathology & Microbiology, Director, Texas Plant Disease Diagnostic Laboratory - College Station, TX.