Registration open for fall workshop

Sustainably Speaking Twilight Series for Nursery & Landscape Professionals

Fall Workshop
Monday, September 21, 2015 – The CT Farm Bureau, 775 Bloomfield Ave, Windsor, CT. 06095
5:30-7:30 p.m.
The fall landscape season: An untapped opportunity or a missed opportunity?
Nick Menchyk, assistant professor, Dept. of Urban Horticulture and Design
Farmingdale State College, Farmingdale, NY
Nick Menchyk, graduated from Clemson University with a Ph.D. in Plant and Environmental Science. His research focused on foliar fertilization efficiency, turfgrass nutrition, and physiology of warm season turfgrasses. Menchyk joined the faculty of Farmingdale State College in 2014. Besides his teaching responsibilities, as an assistant professor at Farmingdale State College, Menchyk will continue research in fertilization, plant nutrition and cultural practices that impact turfgrass health.
Menchyk will discuss cultural care practices for the lawn care/landscape maintenance professional that impact decisions about fall fertilization, fall weed control options and overseeding practices. Best management practices to prepare turfgrass lawns for the winter season and ensure a healthy turfgrass stand in the spring will be highlighted.
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Take the opportunity to network with friends and colleagues, and stay updated with turf and landscape pest management protocols for the nursery and landscape professional. The program begins at 5:30 p.m.
Registration fee is $10 per event. Advance registration is required. Check should be payable to the University of Connecticut.
Please RSVP to Vickie Wallace, UConn Extension, 562 New London Turnpike, Norwich, CT 06360. For questions, email Victoria.wallace@uconn.edu or call at (860)-885-2826.
Pesticide Credits: PA, 3A/ 2 Credits
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