2013 Nursery/Floriculture Insect Symposium
Watsonville Elks Lodge Directions
121 Martinelli Street
Watsonville CA 95076
December 12, 2013
7:45 am - 3:40 pm
A trade show will be included for vendors of pest control products and services (see below for participation details)
Moderator: Steve Tjosvold, UCCE Santa Cruz and Monterey Counties
Continuing Education Units Approved: DPR (5.0 other), CCA (5.0 IPM)
The goal of this program is to take the important insect and mite groups and review the biology and research that supports effective pesticide and biological management of those pests. Speakers will cover the research that supports pesticide and biological control for each pest.
Trade Fair participants will provide the latest information on products available to the ornamental industry.
Thanks to our Trade Show Vendors
Agenda (click on titles to view PDFs)
|7:45am||Registration, Trade Fair and Continental Breakfast
|8:30am||Introduction and audience survey
||Steve Tjosvold, Farm Advisor, UCCE Santa Cruz and Monterey Cos.|
|8:40am||Biology and Acaricide Management for Spider Mites and other Mites||Dan Gilrein, Entomologist, Cornell University Cooperative Extension|
|9:15am||Biology and Insecticide Management for Western Flower Thrips||Jim Bethke, Farm Advisor, UCCE San Diego and Riverside Cos.|
|9:45am||Biological Control Strategies for Western Flower Thrips and Mites||Gerben Messelink, Entomologist, Wageningen, The Netherlands, UR Greenhouse Horticulture|
||Break and Trade Fair|
|10:50am||Biology and Insecticide Management for Whiteflies||Jim Bethke
|11:20am||Biological control strategies for Whiteflies||Michael Parrella, Entomologist and Professor UC Davis|
|12:00pm||Trade Fair Participants 2 to 3 minute introductions||Trade Fair Participants|
|12:10pm||Lunch and Trade Fair
|12:55pm||Alternative Pesticides: biopesticides, organic, exempted and others||Dan Gilrein|
|2:00pm||Break and Trade Fair|
|2:15pm||How to create a standing army of natural enemies in ornamental crops||Gerben Messelink|
|2:50pm||How to Integrate Natural Enemies with Pesticides||Michael Parrella|
|3:30pm||Snail and Slug Survey||Jim Bethke on behalf of Cheryl Wilen|
|3:40pm||Adjourn||Please fill out conference evaluation
Early: $95 per person received by Dec 5, 2013
Late: $110 per person received after Dec 5, 2013
Secure Online Registration Form (checks or credit cards)
Mail/Fax in Registration Flyer (checks or credit cards)
Cancellations: In the event that you need to cancel your registration, please advise Linda Dodge (firstname.lastname@example.org) in writing or email at least 5 working days prior to the program date (Dec 5, 2013). A refund less a $20 administrative fee will be issued. No-shows will not be refunded.
Trade Show Participation
We would like to include a trade show as part of the day’s activities to provide attendees with the latest information on pest management products. We would like to invite your company to participate in our trade show and offer the following advertising opportunities for a $195 vendor fee:
-A tabletop display at the event for your company product materials.
-A 2-3 minute presentation to attendees during the symposium.
-Your logo in all email and web-based promotions.
-Includes registration for one company or association representative to attend the Symposium.
Trade Show Vendor Fee: $195
Secure Online Vendor Registration (checks or credit cards)
Mail/Fax in Vendor Registration (checks or credit cards)
UCNFA has not reserved any blocks of hotel rooms for this event.
A list of available hotels/motels in the Watsonville area can be found here:
Pajaro Valley Chamber of Commerce/Business Directory/Hotels
112 Airport Blvd.,
Watsonville, CA, US, 95076
Phone: (831) 728-2300
|Please contact the UCNFA office at 530-752-8419 (phone/fax) (email: email@example.com) if you have special needs or require assistance|