Intro to Tree & Shrub Insect & Disease Identification
Date(s): March 21, 2018
Time: 9:00 AM EST - 3:30 PM EST
For New Hires & Employees with Less than 2-years field experience ONLY
Wednesday, March 21, 2018 (9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.)
Speaker: Matthew Van Blarcum, Horticulturist, Certified Arborist
CEUs: 6-MDA (2, 3B or 6), 6-ISA
This course is designed to assist in the development and training of newly hired and less experienced technicians in areas of landscape, tree care, lawn care, irrigation and other technicians interested in expanding their knowledge of plant health care. We will cover the types of damage done by insects and diseases, as well as the life cycle and development of the most common, and the trees you will see them on. Some approaches to combating these insects and diseases will also be covered in this session, and we will learn which insects and diseases are the most common in the Michigan landscapes. This course will help you become a better technician and landscaper through confidence and understanding of insect and disease damage, life cycle and improved identification.
Supply, Growth Products, Midwest Arborist Supply, Weingartz
Location: Bingham Center, 30800 Telegraph, Ste. 1751, Bingham Farms, MI 48025
Registration: 8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Class: 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Cost: Members $89 Non-Members $119