2018 Delaware Cooperative Extension Horticulture Short Courses

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Proper Planting Technique
$15, 1 CNP, 2 ISA credits
Thursday, April 26, 4-6 pm,
Sussex County Extension Office,
16483 County Seat Highway, Georgetown
Learn how to properly plant both container and balled and burlapped trees. This course will focus on site preparation and planting technique to increase tree survival. There will be a hands-on component to the workshop.
Instructors:  Susan Barton and Brian Kunkel

Turf Short Course
$15, 1 Pest., 1.5 Nut. Mgmt., 1 CNP credits
Friday, April 20, 10 am to noon
Register for either
New Castle Co. 461 Wyoming Road, Newark
Sussex Co. 16483 County Seat Highway, Georgetown
Instructors will be presenting from each location. This program will provide an overview for lawn care operators on turf grass selection, weed control programs, and soil testing and spring and summer fertility.
Instructors: Erik Ervin, Jarrod Miller and Amy Shober

Christmas Tree Production and Pests
$10, 2 Pest., 1 CNP, 2 ISA credits
Wednesday, April 25, 4-6 pm

Delaware Department of Agriculture
2320 S DuPont Highway, Dover

Learn to identify and control important insect pests and plant diseases that affect Christmas Tree Production.
Instructors: Brian Kunkel, Nancy Gregory, Jeff Brothers

Pest and Beneficial Insect Walk
$15, 2 Pest., 1 CNP, 2 ISA credits
Wednesday, June 6, 4-6 pm
Sussex County Extension Office
16483 County Seat Highway, Georgetown
Wednesday, June 20, 4-6 pm
University of Delaware Botanic Gardens
531 S College Avenue, Newark,
Meet at the entrance to Fischer Greenhouse.
Learn to identify insect and disease pests, as well as beneficial insects in the landscape at either the Sussex County Extension Office or the University of Delaware Botanic Gardens. Instructors: Nancy Gregory, Brian Kunkel, Carrie Murphy, and Tracy Wootten