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The 2015 Georgia - Florida Green Industry Update

Tuesday, October 13, 2015   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Jennifer Addington
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The 2015 Georgia - Florida Green Industry Update

(November 4, 2015 - Savannah)

This in-person, hands-on program will provide the latest on emerging problems, new IPM tools and up-to-date information on all the issues important to nursery/greenhouse growers, landscape professionals and other Green Industry personnel-all while providing GA and FL Pesticide and ISA CEU's to keep you current with your professional licenses.


Note: This program offers 4 hours of GA pesticide re-certification credits in category 24 - Ornamentals & Turf and category 21 - Plant Agriculture for persons having commercial or private pesticide licenses in Georgia. It will also offer up to 4.25 ISA Southern Chapter credits (Certified Arborist - 4.25; Utility Specialist - 1; Municipal Specialist - 4.25; BCMA Science - 2.25; BCMA Management - 2).


Registration opens at 8:00 a.m. with sessions beginning at 9:00 a.m. and concluding by 4:15 p.m.

Speakers and topics:


  • Gary Knox (University of Florida/IFAS) - Update on Crapemyrtle Bark Scale
  • Jean Williams-Woodward (University of Georgia) - Countdown on the newest diseases affecting landscape and nursery plants
  • Paul Pugliese (UGA Extension) - The Effects of Phenoxy Herbicides on Landscape Trees and Shrubs
  • Paul Thomas (University of Georgia) - Strategies for Optimal Winter Annual Installations
  • Will Hudson (University of Georgia) - Managing insects and mites with newer pesticides
  • Matthew Chappell (University of Georgia) - Selecting Shade Trees for the Coastal Plain

Date: Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Location: Coastal Georgia Botanical Garden at the Historic Bamboo Farm

2 Canebrake Road Savannah, GA 31419


Registration cost is $100.00 and includes lunch. Register at this link:

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