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Mid-Nebraska Tree and Landscape Workshop

Date: Time: 9:00 am–4:00 pm
Central Community College Room: Cottonwood Room
385 Campus Drive
Hastings NE 68901
Contact: Aaron Thiessen, (402) 460-2142,
Mark your calendar for the Mid-Nebraska Tree and Landscape Workshop to be held at Central Community College in Hastings from 9am to 4pm on October 18th. The preliminary agenda is below and the registration form is attached.

When: Tuesday, October 18, 2022
Where: Central Community College, Hastings Campus
Hall Student Union, Cottonwood Room
Address: 385 Campus Dr, Hastings, NE 68901
Cost: $35, includes lunch
Registration closes October 10, 2022.

— Draft Agenda (8/ 8/2022)

Indoor Sessions
9am – Welcome and Introductions

9:15 – Session A: Tree Health Care Topics (Pests, Diseases, and other Problems) – Laurie Stepanek or other, Nebraska Forest Service

10:15 - Break

10:30 – Session B: The Multi-Purpose Landscape – Graham Herbst, Nebraska Forest Service

11:15 – Session C: The View from Kansas – Ryan Rastok, Kansas Forest Service

Noon – Lunch on Campus

1:00pm – Session D: Tree Selection and Production – Heather Byers, Great Plains Nursery

2pm & 3pm – Concurrent Outdoor Sessions - Rotating & Repeating

Session A: Tree Health & Establishment: Large Trees with Poor Structure; Planting Issues; Diseases & Stresses, etc – Graham Herbst & Ryan Rastok
Session B: Landscape Successes & Plant ID: Justin Evertson & Bob Henrickson, NFS/NSA
Session C: Tree Injections for Iron Chlorosis, EAB, etc. – Aaron Thiessen, CCC Hastings
Session D: Establishing Buffalograss & Striving for Drought Tolerance in Lawns – Elizabeth Exstrom, UNL Extension

4:00pm – Tree Planting Demonstration/Celebration

4:30pm - Adjourn

Please complete the online information form,, AND survey form below. Both are required for registration.

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This event originated in Community Environment.