Webinar on Beneficial Soil Microorganism and Invasive Species Regulations

Soil & Bugs Webinar, part of the Cornell Landscape Series workshop, for landscapers, professionals, municipalities, schools and others on Thursday, March 12th, 2015 from 4:45 PM – 7:15 PM at the Cornell University Cooperative Extension of Allegany County.

Location: 5435A County Road 48, Belmont, NY 14806
Program Fee: $20.00 per person
Pre-registration is required. Email or phone Colleen Cavagna to register: cc746 [at] cornell.edu or 585-268-7644 ext. 12. No refunds issued, but substitutions will be allowed.
* pending NYDEC pesticide recertification credits in categories 3a, 3b, 10 & 25 as well as credits from CNLP, ISA and LA.


  • Beneficial Soil Microorganism research update with Dr. Kyle Wicking of Cornell University. Dr. Wicking will provide an overview of insect biological control with an emphasis on strategies for controlling soil-dwelling pests. Participants will gain an understanding of current biocontrol practices and products available for NY State and learn about new advances on the horizon for biocontrol in turfgrass.

  • The New Part 575 Invasive Species Regulations: What the ornamental horticulture industry needs to know with Chris Logue –Director, Division of Plant Industry, New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets. Chris will discuss the basics of NYSRR part 575 Prohibited and Regulated Invasive Species Express Terms including who it applies to, what plants are involved and how to comply.

Pre-registration is required by March 9th.

Please include the following information:

Name/Position, Organization/Address, Email, Telephone number you can be reached at, last-minute.

Checks should be made payable and mailed to:
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Allegany County (CCE Allegany)
5435A County Road 48, Belmont NY 14813. Attn: Colleen Cavagna

Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 4:45pm to 7:15pm

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