The Professional Landscape Management School is held annually in Evansville, IN. The two day conference for Green Industry professionals focuses on current, research-based best management practices. Leading experts and specialists will be speaking on various topics, such as insect and pest management, plant health care, weed control, and more. Continuing educational credits will be requested for pesticide applicators, arborist, and IAH license holders in Indiana and surrounding states. Click here for the brochure: Professional Landscape Management School For details and registration, click here: http://www.cvent.com/d/fbqnk2 If you have questions about the Professional Landscape Management School, please contact Lori Jolly-Brown 765-494-1296 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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The 2019 Indiana Arborist Association Annual Conference will be held in Indianapolis at the Indianapolis Marriott East, January 22-24th, 2019. The IAA and our partners will be offering a full 3-day program with educational opportunities and trade show for anyone involved in planning, planting or managing trees in the built environment. The conference proceedings will begin on Tuesday morning with a full day focused on urban forestry issues and current trends. Important topics such as the influence of climate change on tree selection, and creating high-performance trees. We are excited to hear the results of a 10-year student on the impacts of construction on trees from Dr. Richard Hauer from the University of Wisconsin and how storms over the urban forest are having an impact on the trees in our cities and towns. Community planning for local governments regarding managing natural resources to their full potential will be provided by Kara Salazar[Read More…]
This short course has been cancelled for these dates. We’re working on a new set of dates to offer this program, so keep checking back with www.PurdueLandscapeReport.org for updated information. The Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) Short Course is an immersive, condensed, intensive entry-level educational experience for personnel in the Controlled Environment industry, as well as those with CEA experience seeking best management practices in the areas of business and horticulture will also find the CEA Short Course useful. The Short Course covers several production systems and associated crops common in CEA production, including greenhouse production systems, vertical farming, hydroponics, aquaponics, high tunnels, and more! Business plans and marketing are also discussed in this program, offering advice on how to help your organization get ahead in a crowded marketplace. Attending this course will allow a two week experience that includes time on campus and attending the Indiana Horticultural Congress, learning from specialists and researchers from several disciplines. The first week will[Read More…]
This short course has been cancelled for these dates. We’re working on a new set of dates to offer this program, so keep checking back with www.PurdueLandscapeReport.org for updated information. The Landscape Management Short Course is an immersive, condensed, intensive entry-level educational experience for personnel in the Green industry, as well as those with experience seeking best management practices in the areas of business and landscape management that is hosted by Purdue University Extension. The dates for the short course are February 18-22 and February 25-March 1. Attending this course will allow a two week experience on Purdue’s campus, learning from specialists and researchers from several disciplines. The course will explore the following topics designed for specifically for the landscape industry: Diagnostic Training Planting Pruning Plant Selection Weed Control Hardscape (paver) Installation Marketing Learning Objectives: After completing this course the attendees will be able to: Define the scope[Read More…]
The Indiana Green Expo is Indiana’s largest and most comprehensive Green Industry educational conference and trade show serving Indiana and the Midwest. The 2019 Indiana Green Expo (IGE) is sponsored by the Indiana Nursery & Landscape Association and the Midwest Regional Turf Foundation. Unlike some for-profit trade shows, all proceeds from the IGE are used directly to better our industry through research, educational programming and other supporting functions. Since the IGE is managed by green industry professionals for Green Industry professionals, you’ll find targeted, industry-specific products, information, education and networking that you can use immediately in your profession. This year Purdue University and industry have worked together to bring you the best line up yet! Our educational programming has something for all facets of the Green Industry. The trade show features vendors with new products and show specials to make it worth your while. Take your time to visit as[Read More…]