Schedule of Events
Thursday, February 13, 2020


7:00 am–4:30 pm   Registration and Tabletop Exhibits
     
7:30 am–8:15 am
  2019 Was Brutal for Oaks and Maples
Stanton Gill—University of Maryland Extension
     
8:15 am–9:00 am
  CSI: Maryland—Solving Landscape Mysteries Using IPM Diagnostic Techniques
Heather Zindash—The Soulful Gardener
     
9:00 am–9:45 am
  Review of 2019 Landscape Diseases and What Might Be Coming in 2020
David Clement, Ph.D.—University of Maryland Extension
     
9:45 am–10:00 am   Break
     
10:00 am–11:00 am
  Impacts and Management of the New Invasive Pest, Spotted Lanternfly
Heather L. Leach, M.S.—Penn State University
     
11:00 am–11:45 am
  Right of Way Applications
Chuck Schuster—University of Maryland Extension
     
11:45 am–12:30 pm
  Lunch
     
12:30 pm–1:15 pm
  Biology and Management of Sedges in Turf
Jeffrey F. Derr, Ph.D.—Virginia Tech
     
1:15 pm–2:00 pm   Understanding Soil Needs and Adhering to Regulations When Raising Turf
Chuck Schuster—University of Maryland Extension
     
2:00 pm–2:15 pm   Break
     
2:15 pm–3:00 pm   Update on Fertilizer Applicator Requirements
Judy McGowan—Maryland Department of Agriculture, Nutrient Management Program
     
3:00 pm–3:45 pm   Aquatics—Sustainability and Prolonged Health
David Riedl—SOLitude Lake Management
     
3:45 pm–4:30 pm   Pesticide Regulations Update for 2019 (MD, DC, VA)
Alvin Harris—District of Columbia