2014 Conference Information
This annual conference for applicators will highlight current information on bedbugs, carpenter ants, sprayer calibration, personal protection equipment, pests of the urban forest, turf care and more. Attendees are eligible to receive 6½ Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) continuing education units (CEUs). Arborist (ISA) CEU's will also be available.
Cost for this one-day conference is $50 and includes lunch. Registration by credit card is available at http://bit.ly/ces-workshops. Payment of $50 by cash or check can be made at the UAF Cooperative Extension Service office in Anchorage at 1675 C Street, Suite 100, 786-6300.
8:00 – 8:15 a.m. Welcome / Registration / Housekeeping Details
8:15 – 9:00 a.m. Modes of Action Chemistry — Jim Truslow, BASF
9:00 – 9:30 a.m. Label Reading and Global Harmonization System — Jim Truslow, BASF
9:30 –10:15 a.m. Why Keep Records? The Importance of Data History — Mariah Ervin, DEC
10:15 - 10:30 a.m. BREAK
10:30 - 11:15 a.m. How do You Measure your Calibration Celebration? — Phil Kaspari, UAF/CES
11:15 - Noon Bedbugs, Updates for Urban and Rural IPM — Larry Durant, Target Specialty
Noon – 1 p.m. LUNCH ON SITE
1:00 – 1:45 p.m. Broadleaf Control in Turf, from Greens Keepers to Groundskeepers — Larry Durant, Target
1:45 – 2:30 p.m. Pests of Trees & Shrubs in Urban Landscapes — Jessie Moan, UAF/CES
2:30 – 3:15 p.m. Carpenter Ants, Habits and Controls — Jim Truslow, BASF
3:15 – 3:30 p.m. BREAK
3:30 – 4:15 p.m. Personal Protective Equipment, It’s the Bare Minimum — Larry Durant,
4:15 – 4:30 p.m. Thank-you's, DEC CEUs, International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) credits, sign- out sheet, evaluations.
You must sign in and sign out at the registration sheet to obtain the DEC CEUs.
Evaluation sheets are helpful for planning future workshops and conferences, your comments count!
A big THANK-YOU goes out to Larry Durant and Jim Truslow for their travel north and
continued support for Alaska’s Certified Pesticide Applicators.