Integrated Pest Management/Turf Maintenance Seminars
TM011: Turf Management- A Holistic Approach
Benefitting new employees and those with limited turf management experience, this seminar will discuss basic turfgrass biology and key physiological processes,such as photosynthesis, respiration and transpiration. The instructor will discuss selecting appropriate turfgrass species; mowing and optimum mowing height; thatch and compaction management (e.g. coring, spiking, topdressing and dethatching) along with plant nutrition and irrigation management.
NOTE: IPM - 5.67 CECs awarded

LO member price: $125.00
Non-member price: $240.00
Maximum participants: 25
Location: LO Home Office, Milton
Instructor: Derrick Hawley P.Ag.
Date: Monday March 12, 2018 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
TM008: New Age Weed and Pest Control in Turf
Turfgrass seed has taken on a new look, particularly in the area of water requirements. This seminar covers turf weed control options, non-selectives, insect control, as well as emerging trends in grass seed selection and pest control products. Participants will learn how best to deal with challenging turf conditions, and the economic impact of these choices. This seminar is ideal for owners or staff of lawn care and maintenance firms, or parks departments.
Note: IPM - 3.00 CEC's awarded
Lunch not included.

LO member price: $62.00
Non-member price: $120.00
Maximum participants: 25
Location: LO Home Office, Milton
Instructor: Ken Pavely, Lawn Life Natural Turf Products
Date: Friday March 16, 2018 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
TM010: Maintaining Turf on Treed Properties
Participants will examine cultural practices for maintaining strong healthy turf on treed sites, and review development of a balanced soil fertility program through proper soil analysis and application techniques. Time will also be spent examining the biological and cultural pest control techniques permitted for use under the current pesticide legislation.This seminar is ideal for lawn care and maintenance firms,parks departments or for those required to develop or implement turf management operations on sites with sunlight to significant tree coverage/shade areas.
Note:IPM-5.67 CEC's awarded

LO member price: $125.00
Non-member price: $240.00
Maximum participants: 25
Location: LO Home Office, Milton
Instructor: Steve Mann,SJM Arboricultural Consulting
Date: Tuesday March 20, 2018 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
TM006: IPM in the Woody Landscape
For arborists, landscape, parks and garden maintenance workers and garden centre employees who want to know more about pest management. This well-received seminar will cover the most common diseases, insects and mites that affect trees and shrubs in Ontario.
It will train you to look for harmful pests, and how to identify environmental and physiological disorders that are often the underlying cause.
This seminar includes in-depth knowledge on pest identification, with emphasis on early detection and the timing for best results to keep woody plants healthy.
Feel free to bring your pest problems to this seminar. You will leave with answers, better problem solving skills and so much more.
Note: IPM -5.67 CEC's awarded

LO member price: $125.00
Non-member price: $240.00
Maximum participants: 25
Location: LO Home Office, Milton
Instructor: jennifer Llewellyn,OMFRA
Date: Tuesday March 27, 2018 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
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