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Pesticide Nutrient Management

Wednesday, October 10th
3:30 - 5:30 PM

Presented by Will Harrison,
Target-Specialty Products

CEU Accreditation: PLANET, 2; DPR, 2; PGMS, 2

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Course Description:
The use of fertilizers within the landscape industry represent a significant cost, to help maximize cost efficiencies it is important to understand the various options that are available to the landscape professional. The speaker will also discuss the importance of plant nutrition and how poor growing plants allow opportunity for weeds to develop and are also more susceptible to insects and diseases.

In this course attendees will learn:

The Basics of Nutrient Needs in the Landscape

Soil Testing: the Backbone of Any Nutrient Management Plan

Nitrogen: Choosing the Best Material for Your Situation

Timing of Fertilizer Applications

Minor Nutrients


Trouble-shooting, for instance "applying fertilizer, but the turf still doesn't look good"

Will Harrison is Target's business manager for the professional vegetation management market. He is responsible for coordinating and managing all of Target's activities within this market. Prior to becoming a business manager, he was a field representative in the Southern California area. Before joining Target, he was an in-house consultant for a corporate farming operation, and managed an agricultural pest control business. He is an adjunct professor for California State Polytechnic University, Pomona teaching industry-related courses. Harrison has been a licensed pest control advisor for over 20 years. He also holds a certified arborist and crop advisor license.

Will Harrison, Business Manager, Target-Specialty Products

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