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ProHort: Lawn & Landscape Update

8:00 am–3:30 pm
Lancaster County Extension
444 Cherrycreek Road
Suite A
Lincoln NE 68528-1591
Sarah Browning, (402) 441-6747,
Plan to attend this workshop for nursery & green industry professionals, turf managers, public works employees, landscape managers, arborists, tree board volunteers and cemetery & groundskeepers.

This year’s topics include:
* Avoiding Tree Risks By Starting Right - Eric Berg, Nebraska Forest Service
Cultural practices are often done incorrectly and can increase development of tree risks. Learn proper tree selection, planting, staking, cultural care and pruning.

* New and Emerging Insects - Julie Van Meter, Nebraska Dept. of Ag
Learn about new and emerging insect pests and what NDA’s Entomology Program can do for commercial horticulture professionals.

* Changing Turf Recommendations - John Fech, Nebraska Extension
Learn which recommendations new research has adjusted related to turfgrass care. Go beyond one-size-fits all recommendations with high/medium/low turf care.

* What Are Weather-Ready Landscapes? - Sarah Browning, Nebraska Extension
Learn climate-change predictions for Nebraska and how these can affect plants/landscapes. Macro and micro-climates also affect the growing environment of plants. Learc practices that can be used to help make landscapes “weather-ready” and less impacted by weather extremes.

Preregistration ends March 1st.
ISA and NAA CEU credits available.

Cost: $35.00 per person
Break refreshments and lunch included.
Lunch not guaranteed for those registering the day of the workshop.

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This event originated in Hort Update.