Tri-State Green Industry Conference

Feb 3, 2011 (All day)
Event location:
Sharonville Convention Center, 11355 Chester Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45246

The Tri-State Green Industry Conference is a collaborative effort between the Extension Services of  Ohio State, and Purdue, and the Cincinnati Flower Growers Association (CFGA).  It features a variety of high quality education and training for professionals in the areas of Annuals & Perennials, Greenhouse Management, Tree & Shrub Care, Turfgrass Management, and Pesticide Applicator and also features a vendor trade show. Pesticide recertification credits will be given and CEUs will be available for ISA Certified Arborists attending the Tree & Shrub Care Sessions.  New track for 2011 - Green Infrastructure.

Floriculture program:

9:30 – 10:30 am “Controlled Release Fertilizers and Organic Fertilizers. What’s New?”
                               Dr. Claudio Pasian, OSU Horticulture and Crop Science
10:30 – 11:00 am Break/Trade Show Opportunities
11:00 – 12:00 pm “Greenhouse Disease Management Update”
                                Dr. Dennis Lewandowski, OSU Plant Pathology
12:00 – 1:30 pm Lunch & Dessert with the Exhibitors
1:30 – 2:30 pm “Biotechnology and the Greenhouse Industry”
                                 Dr. Michelle Jones, OSU Horticulture and Crop Science
2:30 – 3:00 pm Break/Trade Show Opportunities
3:00 – 4:00 pm “Current Trends for Insect Management in Greenhouses and Interiorscapes”
                                Dr. Luis Canas, OSU Entomology