Schedule of Events

7:00 am–4:30 pm   Registration and Tabletop Exhibits
7:30 am–8:10 am
  Organic and Reduced Risk Alternatives for IPM in Landscapes
Michael J. Raupp, Ph.D.—University of Maryland
8:15 am–8:55 am
  Dormant Applications in Landscape Beds? Why They Make Sense
Hannah M. Mathers, Ph.D.
9:00 am–9:40 am
  Disease Consequences in Low Input Turf
Rich Buckley, Ph.D.—Rutgers University
9:40 am–9:50 am   Break
9:50 am–10:50 am
  New Tools for Dealing With Armored and Soft Scale Insects
Stanton Gill—University of Maryland Extension
10:55 am–10:50 am
  Seven Really Bad Weeds!!
Hannah M. Mathers, Ph.D.
11:35 am–12:20 pm
12:20 pm–1:05 pm
  Recognizing and Managing Unanticipated Consequences in the Right of Way
Rich Buckley, Ph.D.—Rutgers University
1:10 pm-1:55 pm   Understanding Nutrient Release Rates for Turf Applications—EEF and Other Methods of Supplying Nutrients
Chuck Shuster—University of Maryland
2:00 pm–2:10 pm   Break
2:10 pm–2:55 pm   Update on Fertilizer Applicator Regulations
Kelly Love—Maryland Department of Agriculture
3:00 pm–3:40 pm   Technological and Ecological Advances in Lake and Pond Management
John Phelps—SOLitude Lake Management
3:45 pm–4:30 pm   Pesticide Regulations Update for 2018
Veronica Johnson—Maryland Department of Agriculture
Baldwin Williams—District of Columbia Department of the Environment


Thank You Sponsors and Exhibitors