Winter Nursery Meeting 2020

2020 Winter Nursery Meeting

March 12, 2019
Ottawa County MSUE Extension Office, 12220 Fillmore St. Main Conference Room, West Olive

Time Topic Presenter
9:30—10:00 Registration
  Water Problems: It’s Not Just in the Southwest – An Overview of Ottawa County Water Problems  
  Water, Nutrients and Pesticides: How Irrigation Affects Movement in a Container Nursery Dr. Tom Fernandez, Professor in the Dept. of Hor- ticulture, Michigan State University Extension
  What are GAAMPS and Right to Farm & Why Do I care? Dr. Tom Fernandez, Professor in the Dept. of Hor- ticulture, Michigan State University Extension
  Water Treatment Technologies  
  Is Recycled Water Safe for My Crops? Dr. Bert Cregg, Associate Professor in the Dept. of Horticulture and Forestry, Michigan State University Extension
  Clean Water3 Website: Resources for You Heidi Lindberg, Michigan State University Extension
  MAEAP: An Opportunity  
  Lunch  
10:15—10:45 Boxwood Blight Dr. Monique Sakalidis, Assistant Professor in the Depts. of Plant Soil and Microbial Sciences and Forestry
10:45 – 11:15 Update on Boxwood Blight in Michigan Elizabeth Dorman, Michigan Dept. of Agriculture and Rural Development
     
2:00—2:15 Break
2:15—2:35 Update on Hemlock Woolly Adelgid in Michigan Deborah McCullough, Professor of Forest Entomology, MSU
2:35-3:00 An Emerging Threat: Spotted Lanternfly Deborah McCullough, Professor of Forest Entomology, MSU
  Tools on the Clean Water3 Website Tom
     
  Weed Management in Container Nurseries Debalina Saha, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Horticulture, Michigan State University Extension
1:40—2:00 Best Management Practices for Nematodes in Bareroot Ornamental Plants Marisol Quintanilla, Academic Specialist, Dept. of Entomology, Michigan State University Extension

Cost: $10; Registration Closes February 14th. Michigan pesticide recertification credits will be offered. Register at:

If you need any special accommodations, please contact Heidi Lindberg at 616-994-4701 by Feb. 2.