Wednesday, January 12, 2022
10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
10:00 am-11:00 am (60 minutes) Rutgers Plant Pest Clinic Update Rich Buckley, Director of the Rutgers/ NJAES Plant Pest Clinic (MS Rutgers Univ), will present an update on scale insect pests to watch for in 2022. He will discuss IPM tactics for identifying, managing and suppressing these pest outbreaks on key crops. 11:00 am-12:00 noon (60 minutes) NJDEP Regulations Update Steve Bross, Environmental Specialist with NJDEP Bureau of Pesticide Compliance & Enforcement, will present an update on pesticide regulations that affect landscape contractors who handle pesticides. He will focus on pesticide selection, transporting, storage, application, disposal and record-keeping.
For the 61st year, a team of Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station (NJAES) Cooperative Extension County Agricultural Agents will be sponsoring the North Jersey Ornamental Horticulture Symposium virtually this year.
These educational programs are aimed at professionals in the green industry and feature leading experts from Cooperative Extension, state government, and private industry.
DEP Credits: CORE-2 units; 1A (agricultural Plant)- 2 units; 3A (Ornamentals)-2 units; 8C (Campground)-2 units; PP2 (Private Applicator)-2 units
Cynthia Triolo, 973-285-8306