Event Calendar

Wednesday, March 22, 2023

Herbicide & Weed Identification Workshop

Start Date: 3/22/2023 8:30 AM EDT
End Date: 3/22/2023 1:15 PM EDT

Venue Name: Bingham Conference Center

Location:
30800 Telegraph
Suite 1751
Bingham Farms, MI  United States  48025

Organization Name: Michigan Green Industry Association

Contact:
Silvia Eichen
Email: silvia@landscape.org
Phone: (248) 646-4992

 
Herbicide & Weed Identification Workshop


Wednesday, March 22, 2023 (8:30 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.)
 
Speaker:  Dr. Aaron Patton, Purdue University
            
CEUs: 4-MDA (3A or 6) Requested
 
This half day workshop is designed for beginners and for more experienced professionals who want more information on herbicide use principles and discussion of how to control common green industry weeds. This workshop offers training in weed identification, integrated weed management, selecting the right herbicides, enhancing weed control, and updates on the latest weed research findings.
 
Program
8:00am – 8:30am: Registration
8:30am – 9:00am: What’s New for the Turf and Landscape Herbicide Market
9:00am – 9:30am: Determining the Best Weed Control Approach
9:30am – 10:00am: Weed Control During a Drought
10:00am – 10:15 am: Break
10:15am – 11:15am: Learning to Identify Common Weeds In the Field
11:15am – 12:15pm: A Practical Review of Herbicide Mode of Action
12:15pm – 1:15pm: Case Studies of 2022 Turf Problems

 
ABOUT THE PRESENTER
Dr. Aaron Patton
Purdue University
Dr. Patton’s primary responsibility is to develop and deliver educational programs to the turfgrass industry of Indiana and the Midwest. Dr. Patton is also Executive Director of the Midwest Regional Turf Foundation (MRTF), which was created in 1945 with the mission of supporting turfgrass research, Extension programming, and education at Purdue University. 

**Each registered attendee will also receive a copy of Purdue's 2022 Turfgrass Weed Control for Professionals book**
 
Location: 30800 Telegraph, Ste. 1751, Bingham Farms, MI 48025
Registration: 8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Class: 8:30 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.
Cost: MGIA Members $125      Non-Members $145
Continental Breakfast is included.
LIMIT OF 50 ATTENDEES!
All sales are final. No refunds. 
Same-day attendee substitutions are allowed. No credit applied to future classes.