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Forest Pesticide Training Program - November 30, 2012

The program will be held in the historic H. J. Ricks Centre for the Arts, 122 West Main Street (US 40) Greenfield, IN. Use nearby city surface lots for parking.


8:30-9:00am Registration
9:00-9:45am Forest Pest Update - Phil Marshall, IDNR State Entomologist
9:45-10:15am Thousand Canker Disease of Black Walnut Update - Vince Burkle, Nursery Inspector/Compliance Officer, Division of Entomology and Plant Pathology
10:15-10:45am Emerald Ash Borer and Slow the Mortality Update - Eric Bitner. Nursery Inspector/Compliance and Fumigation Officer, Division of Entomology and Plant Pathology
10:45-11:00am Break
11:00-12:00pm Asian Longhorn Beetle, the Ohio Outbreak - Kathy Smith, the Ohio State University
12:00-1:15pm Lunch on your own
1:15-2:30pm How to choose the most effective herbicide and application method - Joe Omielan, University of Kentucky
2:30-2:45pm Break
2:45-3:15pm Indiana Invasive Species BMPs - TBD
3:15-4:00pm Measuring pesticides: an often overlooked step in the application process - Fred Whitford, Purdue University
  CCH paperwork and Adjourn - thank you for attending

Please remember to bring your pesticide applicator license number and your SAF or CF number to apply for credits. You must attend the entire program to receive full credit.

Parking is available at several City of Greenfield surface lots within one block of the Ricks Centre. A large lot is located at the SE corner of Pennsylvania and South Streets 1 block south of the Ricks Centre.

There are a few local restaurants within walking distance of the Ricks Centre and many fast-food and sit-down restaurants on State Road 9 between Main Street and I-70.

Education Credits This program has been reviewed and is approved for professional CFE credits by the Society of American Foresters. Category 1-CF: 5 hours. The office of the Indiana State Chemist has assigned this program conference number 7737 and 5 CCH's in categories 2, 3A, and 6 and 4 CCH's in Category RT.

Cost The registration fee is $50.00 for SAF members or $65.00 for non-members and includes meeting materials and snacks and drinks during registration and at the breaks. You are on your own for lunch.

Registration Please register by November 27. There are two ways to register. You can register online with your credit/debit card. Registering online is fast and easy and you will receive a receipt via email in less than five minutes. If you choose not to register online, you can send your name, address, employer, email address and a check made payable to ISAF to: Scott Reckelhoff, 1409 Maple Leaf Drive, Jasper, IN 47546. Registration questions can be directed to Scott () or Lenny Farlee ().

Name if not on Credit Card

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