MAAGCS 2016 Education Seminar

  • 24 Feb 2016
  • 6:45 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Ten Oaks Ballroom, Clarksville, MD
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 2016 Education Seminar 


Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Ten Oaks Ballroom
5000 Signal Bell Lane
Clarksville, MD  21029

Join the MAAGCS for the Annual Education Seminar being held at the Ten Oaks Ballroom in Clarksville, MD. This year's event will be filled with some of the best speakers from around the country. 

Meeting Attire: Coat and Tie Preferred

Credits 

  • 4 pesticide re-certification credits for Delaware
  • 10  pesticide credits in categories 4A, 11, and 12 for West Virginia
  • 6 private category pesticide credits & 7 pesticide credits in categories 7, 18, and 23 in Pennsylvania
  • 2 fertilizer re-certification CEU's from the Maryland and Delaware
  • Pesticide re-certification for Maryland (pending approval for Virginia and Washington DC)
  • Pesticide re-certification for Virginia in categories 3-B, 10 and 60
  • 3 fertilizer re-certification credits for Delaware
  • 2 CEU's for Virginia Fertilizer re-certification
  • .6 GCSAA Education Points

Title Sponsor 

Ice Cream Sponsor

Break Sponsor


Schedule
6:45-7:30
Breakfast and Registration

7:30-7:45
President Chris Harriman
Opening Remarks



7:45-8:45
Dr. Ben McGraw - Penn State University
Avoiding An Annual Bluegrass Weevil Nightmare
in the Mid-Atlantic

8:45-9:45
Dr. Paul Koch - University of Wisconsin
Reduced-risk Disease Control:
How to do it and why it's important

9:45-10:15
Morning Break

10:15-11:15
Dr. Karl Guillard - University of Connecticut
Using the Solvita CO2-Burst and Soil Labile Amino N Test Kits to Guide Turfgrass N Fertilization

11:15-12:15
Dr. Frank Rossi - Cornell
Golf Turf on The High Ground
Practical Solutions to Golf's Environmental Challenges
(Part One)

12:15-1:15
Lunch Break

1:15-2:15
Dr. Frank Rossi - Cornell
Golf Turf on The High Ground
Practical Solutions to Golf's Environmental Challenges
(Part Two)

2:15-2:45
Ice Cream Break sponsored by BASF

2:45-3:15
Ron Danise, ISA Certified Aborist - Ironwood Farms
Life of the Soil

3:15-3:45
Dr. Joseph Roberts - University of Maryland
Anthracnose Research Update

3:45-5:00
Pesticide and Fertilizer Re-certification Application, then Beer and Wine Social

Featured Speakers

(Top) Dr. Ben McGraw, Dr. Paul Koch, Dr. Karl Guillard, 
(Bottom) Dr. Joseph Roberts. Dr. Frank Rossi, 
(Not Pictured) Ron Danise, ISA Certified Arborist

Sponsorship Opportunities

Title Sponsor: Sold (TESCO)
Lunch Sponsor: $2,000 - exclusive
Reception Sponsor: $1,500 - exclusive
Ice Cream Sponsor: Sold (BASF)
Break Sponsor(s): $500 - more available (Mid-Atlantic Dryject, Davisson Golf, Inc., Floratine)

Contact David Norman or Tyler Eastham for more information on sponsorship.

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