Biological Control in Ornamental Plant Production Symposium
January 18, 2012 San Marcos CA (includes presentations)
Insect ID, Scouting, Spray Evaluation, and Resistance Management
May 24, 2012 Monrovia Nursery, Woodlake CA (includes presentations)
Effective Use of Pesticides to Produce Ornamental Plants While Protecting Water Quality
(1/2 day English, 1/2 day Spanish)
June 5, 2012 Ventura
attendance 40 English + 15 Spanish = 55 total
Risk Management Workshop for Nursery and Greenhouse Managers (Long Beach)
June 12, 2012 Long Beach
Risk Management Workshop for Nursery and Greenhouse Managers (Watsonville)
June 26, 2012 Watsonville
ABCs of Horticulture (English Session)
July 25, 2012 San Marcos CfAHR
ABCs de la Horticultura (Sesión en Español)
July 26, 2012 San Marcos CfAHR
Nursery and Greenhouse Runoff Treatment Workshop
August 21, 2012 UC Davis
Farm Water Quality Planning and Evaluation of Management Practices
September 5, 2012 Carpinteria
Erosion and Pesticide Runoff Management in Nurseries
September 27, 2012 Watsonville
Nursery/Floriculture Disease Management Symposium
October 25, 2012 Watsonville
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