Getting the Best of Pests – Green Webinar Series – March 15, 2017

The University of Georgia’s Center for Urban Agriculture has developed an online, live, interactive training program that allows individuals to obtain re-certification credits from virtually anywhere. You will need a computer with internet access and speakers.

TOPICS and SPEAKERS: Native and Invasive Forest Pests in Georgia; Dr. Elizabeth Benton, Warnell School of Forestry & Natural Resources, University of Georgia, Tifton, GA; Troubleshooting Southern Lawn Problems; Dr. Clint Waltz, Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, University of Georgia, Griffin, GA

DATE and TIME:  March 15, 2017; 7:45 to 10:00 AM EDT (On-line via Internet)

Georgia Commercial & Private Applicator Credit: 2 h Cats 21, 23, 24; 2 h PRIVATE

COST:

  • 1-10 participants – $10.00 per person
  • 11-20 participants – $7.50 per person
  • 21-100 participants – $5.00 per person
  • More than 100 pay a flat rate of $500

REGISTRATION (closes March 13, 2017 at noon): To register, go to http://gtbop.com/#pricing and click on the GREEN bar. If you have trouble navigating the process, contact Beth Horne at 770-228-7214. Once payment has been processed you are officially registered.

After Registration and Anytime BEFORE the day of the webinar: Go to http://gtbop.com/getting-ready/ using the computer you will use on the day of the webinar and execute the “Getting Ready Steps”.

On the MORNING OF the webinar:

  • Whether you are watching ALONE or with a GROUP (a group is two or more) you are REQUIRED to complete and return a sign-in sheet to Beth Horne (bhorne@uga.edu) immediately after the webinar.  Keep a copy for your records. The appropriate sign-in sheet can be found at http://gtbop.com/getting-ready/
  • Sign into Collaborate by 7:40 AM U.S. East Coast Time:
    • Watching by yourself? You MUST sign into Blackboard Collaborate with your FIRST and LAST NAME, or your name exactly as it appears on the sign-in sheet (NO abbreviations, nicknames, first or last names only, initials, etc.)  We can only award CEUs if we can associate your Collaborate log-in name with the name as it appears on the sign-in sheet.
    • Watching as a group of two or more?  The appointed On-Site Facilitator MUST SIGN into Collaborate as “Company Name hyphen Location” (e.g., “Dan’s Landscaping – Griffin”).

QUESTIONS? Contact Beth Horne at 770-228-7214 (bhorne@uga.edu) or Dan Suiter at 770-233-6114 (dsuiter@uga.eu) We hope to see you on-line.

Sincerely,

The Center for Urban Agriculture Webinar Team

What Others are Saying:

  • “This was my first UGA webinar and I am really kicking myself for waiting so long to take advantage of it. It certainly will not be my last one!”
  • “Great job!!! Best money spent.”
  • “Very convenient. Thank you for making it possible.”
  • “As a first timer of the online course I will definitely recommend it to others.”
  • “This is my first webinar and I thoroughly enjoyed it. It was very informative. I am looking forward to the next one. Thank you.

Mark Your Calendar for Upcoming Webinars

May 17 (2 h Cats. 21, 22, 24, 27; 2 h Private):

Bermudagrass Stem Maggot in Georgia Hay Fields; Dr. Will Hudson, Department of Entomology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA; Biology and Management of Spotted Wing Drosophila; Dr. Ash Sial, Department of Entomology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

July 19 (2 h Cats. 21,24,27; 2 h Private):

Troubleshooting Problems for the Horticultural Landscape; Dr. Matthew Chappell, Department of Horticulture, University of Georgia, Athens, GA; Troubleshooting Common and Not so Common Plant Diseases in the Georgia Landscape; Dr. Jean Williams-Woodward, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

September 20 (2 h Cats. 21,24; 2 h Private):

Turfgrass Disease Control with Emphasis in IPM: Fall Activities; Dr. Alfredo Martinez, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Georgia, Griffin, GA; Peach Production in the Southeastern U.S. – Use of Green Technologies; Dr. Dario Chavez, Department of Horticulture, University of Georgia, Griffin, GA

November 15 (2 h Cats. 21,24,27; 2 h Private):

Problem Weed Control in Turfgrass; Dr. Patrick McCullough, Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, University of Georgia, Griffin, GA; Weed Control in Ornamentals; Dr. Mark Czarnota, Department of Horticulture, University of Georgia, Griffin, GA

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