T h u r s d a y, J a n u a r y 1 7, 2 0 1 3
P e a r l C o u n t r y C l u b
(98-535 Kaonohi Street, Pavillion)
7:45 am – 12:05 pm
Check In: 7:15 a.m.
Registration Fee: $15.00
Checks/Charge Card Accepted
Call Sonia: 599-9159
Or Fax: 697-6912, 697-6920
RSVP by January 10, 2013
CEU’s: 4 credits in commercial cat 3,6,10
GCSA credits pending
Seats are limited
Lunch upstairs in the Pearl Room
7:45 – 8:45 “The Formosan Subterranean Termite: A Threat to the Landscape Industry”
by Dr. Julian Yates, Extension Specialist,University of Hawaii, Manoa – Drywood vs subterranean termites; techniques in identifying stress symptoms in plants; pros and cons of roof-top landscaping.
8:50 – 9:50 “Fertilizer Products as a Pesticide Delivery Tool”
by Robert Miller, Territory Sales Manager, The Anderson’s – Overview of DG (dispersible granular) and combination fertilizer and pesticide technologies; combination products as part of a complete program; use of Humic Acid DG. (cats 3,6,10)
10:00 – 11:00 “Weed Management in Hawaii”
by Stephen Kimball, Area Sales Manager, Bayer CropScience – Biology and control of weeds (goosegrass, crabgrass, poa annua); methods and importance of weed identification. (cats 3,6,10)
11:05 – 12:05 “2012 Herbicide Evaluation on Hawaii Turf”
by Dr. Joe DeFrank, Weed Specialist, University of Hawaii, Manoa – Turf Research including Tribute for control of Dallisgrass, Dismiss and Celsius on sedges, Specticle on Seashore Paspalum. Also various herbicide tank mixes such as Specticle, Dismiss, and Revolver. (cats 3,10)
12:15 During lunch upstairs in the Pearl Room, please visit Mark and Joyce Jong, a Certified Soil Foodweb Advisor at the Jongs Organic (OMRI) Fertilizer booth to learn how to use and set up a brewer and see a demonstration on compost extract or tea brewing. Learn the benefits of improving soil structure for aeration and water holding capacity; promote beneficial microorganisms to reduce disease; optimize production by establishing plant specific soil biology; increase nutrient retention and cycling.