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Lunch and Learn 2017 Webinar Series

The 2017 lunch and learn educational series provides VNLA members and Virginia Cooperative Extension (VCE) staff 6 bi-monthly, one-hour, live webinars at 12:00 PM on the third Thursday of each odd month.Participants can listen and question experts in landscape, nursery, and plant breeding; receive continuing education credits for certification; and gain new business and horticulture knowledge.Each webinar will be recorded and available to VNLA members as continuing education.

In partnership with the Virginia Turfgrass Council (VTC), the VTC will be offering webinars on even months which will be available to VNLA and VTC members. Info and links to the VTC Webinar series is coming soon.


Webinar - Dr. Charlie Hall at the 2017 VNLA Field Day on "Time of Opportunity in Midst of Uncertainty" (1 hour)
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Webinar - Dr. Charlie Hall at the 2017 VNLA Field DAy on "Developing a Value Proposition that Resonates with Future Consumers"
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Webinar - Marcus vandeVliet,  at the 2017 VNLA Field Day on "Employee Accountability"
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Lunch & Learn

Webinars

 2017

SpeakersA

Topic

19-Jan


Laurie Fox Ph.D, Horticulture Associate,
Virginia Tech & Virginia Witmer, Outreach Coordinator,
 Virginia Coastal Zone Management Program,
 
Virginia Department of Environmental Quality 

Sponsored by conserVAlandscape.com 
conservation • management • communications

Click Here to view this recorded Webinar

Natives and New VA Native Guides
increasing popularity of natives, 
new VA native plant guides and marketing 
campaign, natives relative to production, 
design, maintenance, stormwater BMPs, and pollinators 

16-Mar

Micah B. Raubhas served for the past 8 years as the Program Coordinator of the Worker Protection, Business Licensing and Pesticide Product Registration programs. In his position, Mr. Raub has served as the state lead for the Worker Protection Standard

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Worker ProtectionEnvironmental Protection Agency (EPA) published revisions to the agricultural Worker Protection Standard (WPS). Many of these changes became effective January 2, 2017. Review of key changes to the revision with a focus on changes to worker training, the display of pesticide information, the new application exclusion zone, new respirator requirements and new records retention timeframes.

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18-May

Brienne Gluvna ArthurOriginally from southeastern Michigan, Brie Arthur studied Landscape Design and Horticulture at Purdue University.  She has more than a decade of experience in plant production at leading nurseries, including Plant Delights and Camellia Forest.  

Today, she conveys her love of plants and design through her writing, speaking, film production and consulting. Brie is an inspired, creative advocate for the value of horticulture in our lives – both for the green industry and the public

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Edibles and Landscape

- Brie has fine-tuned her signature design technique of Foodscaping, a sustainable landscape practice.  Working with public school systems and suburban developments, Brie is the changing the way green spaces are designed and utilized.  Encouraging everyone to "think outside of the box," learn how pairing edibles in a traditional ornamental landscape increases bio-diversity and adds purpose to everyday spaces.

The best edible and ornamental plants are featured to inspire attendees to create purposeful landscapes that engage people of all ages. Organic growing insights are shared to encourage professionals and homeowners to embrace sustainable practices

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11-Jul

Dr. Peter Schultz received his B.S. in Entomology from the University of California at Davis in 1968, M.S. in Biology from Midwestern State University in 1972, and Ph.D. in Entomology in 1978 from Virginia Tech. He also served in the U.S. Air Force as an entomology training instructor from 1969-1973. He has worked at the Hampton Roads Agricultural Research and Extension Center in Virginia Beach since 1973; the first 5 years as a state nursery inspector and thereafter as the "station" entomologist. He became an Associate Professor of Entomology when the AREC merged with Virginia Tech in 1985 and was promoted to Professor in 1996. His research has focused on developing integrated pest management strategies on insect pests of ornamental plants in commercial nurseries and landscapes. His current research has been on developing novel strategies for management of ambrosia beetles. Since 1992, he has also served as the Director of the Hampton Roads AREC. He served as Eastern Branch President in 2006, and chaired the Awards Committee, Local Arrangements Committee; elected Member-at-large, He also served on the ESA Nominations and Membership Committees.

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Sponsored by: 

"Ambrosia Beetle and Emerging Pests" 

Dr. Shultz's webinar will focus on sharing the novel ways to better manage ambrosia beetles in the nursery. In addition, Dr. Schultz will update the group on the distribution of crape myrtle bark scale and its possible implications to the Virginia green industry.

 

 

21-Sep

Jeff Derr / Jacob Barney - "Invasive Plants & the Horticulture Trade"

Thursday, September 21, noon - 1 pm  Click here to register

Invasive Plants & the Horticulture Trade

16-Nov

Chuan Hong

Rose Rosette / Emerging Pests

 "Lunch and Learn" webinar series brought to you by Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Nursery Landscape Association (VNLA), and Virginia Turfgrass Council (VTC). 

 Date/Time Presenters Topic
Thursday, February 16, 10 AM to 12 PM  

Note: this webinar is approximately 2 hours
 Dr. Rory Maguire, Professor and Extension Agronomist-Nutrient Management, and Dr. Mike Goatley, Professor and Extension Turfgrass Specialist.

CLICK HERE for a link to the recorded webinar 

 

VNLA/VTC/VCE Lunch & Learn Webinar: Certified Fertilizer Applicator and Trained Technician Re-Certification

     
     
     

Click here to view the 2016 VNLA Webinar Series

Each webinar is approximately 45 minutes with 5-10 minutes of Q & A

 

View each webinar and receive 1 CEU for you Virginia Certified Horticulturist 

For Virginia Certified Horticulturist, Click here for CEU Report form

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