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2018 Eastern NC Nursery Conference

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From Wilson County Cooperative Extension

The Eastern NC Nursery Conference provides education for ornamental nursery growers. Registration cost is $25 if postmarked by February 6or $40 at the door after that. The registration flyer can be found at: https://wilson.ces.ncsu.edu/2017/12/february-13-2018-eastern-nc-nursery-conference-registration-available-now/ This years schedule is: 7:30 am Exhibitor setup 8:00 am Registration, Continental Breakfast and Networking 8:30 am Sponsor Introductions 8:45 am Growing High Quality Plants (Liner Development), Dr. Ed Gilman, University of Florida, Retired 10:15 am Networking Break and Refreshments 10:45 am Growing High Quality Plants (Finishing and Production Pruning), Dr. Ed Gilman 11:30 am NCDA&CS Solution, Tissue, and Media Testing, Dr. Kristin Hicks, NCDA&CS 12:00 pm Lunch and Networking 1:30 pm Red Headed Flea Beetle Update, Danny Lauderdale, NC Cooperative Extension 2:00 pm Introducing Biological Control into Traditional Pest Management Systems, Russ Schmeiss, Gardens Alive Farms – NC 2:30 pm Networking Break and Refreshments 3:00 pm Production Crystal Ball: Shrubs, Screening Plants, and Trees, Mark Weathington, JC Raulston Arboretum 4:00 pm Adjourn and Recertification Credits* *2 hours of NC Pesticide Recertification Credits in L, N, D, and X. 5.25 hours of ISA Certified Arborist

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