Continuing Educational Opportunities

Listed below are upcoming programs/conferences of possible interest to home gardeners and horticulture professionals in the state. For additional information, contact the individual listed for each program. Please see individual programs for commercial pesticide applicator continuing instructional credit. January 24-26, 2002
Iowa Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association Conference
Best Western Regency Inn, Marshalltown, Iowa.
Pesticide recertification offered January 25 for categories 1D (fruit and vegetable) and private.
You must register for a minimum of 1 day of the conference plus pay a $15 recertification fee
for pesticide training. Contact Debi Smith (515) 465-5992 or ifvga@att.net for registration
information. Contact Joyce Hornstein (515) 294-1101 for for questions about pesticide recertification.

January 28-30, 2002
Iowa Turfgrass Conference and Trade Show
Polk County Convention Complex, Des Moines, Iowa
Categories: 3O, 3T, 3OT, 5, 10 (commercial pesticide applicators)
Program Information: Lori Westrum (515) 232-8222 or http://www.iowaturfgrass.org

January 30-February 1, 2002
Iowa Nursery and Landscape Association Convention
Polk County Convention Complex, Des Moines, Iowa
Program Information: Sarah Woody Bibens (816) 233-1481

February 3, 2002
Rick Darke Lectures (Reiman Gardens Lecture Series)
Scheman Building, Iowa State Center, Ames, Iowa
Program Information: Anjanette Fisher (515) 294-4202

March 11, 2002
Dwarf Conifer Symposium (Reiman Gardens Lecture Series)
Scheman Building, Iowa State Center, Ames, Iowa
Program Information: Anjanette Fisher (515) 294-4202

March 12-13, 2002
Shade Tree Short Course
Scheman Building, Iowa State Center, Ames, Iowa
Categories: 2, 3O, 3OT, 10 (commercial pesticide applicators)
Program Information: Jeff Iles (515) 294-0029

This article originally appeared in the January 18, 2002 issue, p. 2.

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