Tree Health Care Field Day
Solutions for the Current Challenges within the Green Industry
|7:30 - 8:00 am||Registration, Coffee and Donuts|
|8:00 - 9:00 am||The Plant Health Care Toolbox Approach
In many cases, you may have multiple options when it comes to treating pest and disease issues on your clients’ properties. Which option you choose can determine your profitability, your scheduling, and what tools you need. In this presentation, we will discuss the toolbox approach to plant health care, including:
|9:00 - 10:00 am||How to Maximize Operational Efficiency with Emerald Ash Borer Tree Injection Applications
The most common complaint around tree injection applications we hear for emerald ash borer treatments is that it takes too long. In our 40 plus years of doing tree injections, whether it was macro-infusion for DED or micro-injections for EAB, we’ve found that often times most crews can significantly improve their tree injection uptake and production times by following simple techniques and best practices.
In this presentation we will cover:
|10:00 am - 12:00 pm||Tree Injection and Bark Spray Demonstrations – Get Hands On!
During this demonstration, we will cover the application process for macro-infusions, micro-injections, and bark sprays. We will discuss the best practices and techniques to maximize efficiency, effectiveness, and safety for each method. We will also discuss the key differences between macro-infusion and micro-injections and when to use one versus the other.
|12:00 - 1:00 am||Lunch|
|1:00 - 1:45 pm||
Improving Urban Soils to Enhance Roots and Tree Health
In this presentation, we will discuss:
|1:45 - 2:30 pm||Using Cambistat as Tool to Reduce Urban Tree Stress and Promote Tree Health-Shawn Bernick
Cambistat has been used in the green industry for a long time to manage the growth of trees in the urban forest. The research has shown that it also has a number of secondary benefits including:
In this presentation, we will discuss these secondary benefits and how you can use them to grow your business and improve the health of your clients’ trees.
|2:30 - 4:00 pm||AirSpade and Cambistat Demonstration
-Tyler Pitterle & Zach Stewart
During this demonstration, we will cover the AirSpade and Cambistat application process. We will discuss the proper techniques for optimal results including safety and effectiveness. We will also discuss soil amendments, fertilization, stem girdling roots, and the keys to a healthy soil.
|4:00 - 4:15 pm||ISA CEUs and Surveys|
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
7:30 AM – 4:15 PM (CDT)
St. Louis Park Rec. Center
3700 Monterey Drive
St. Louis Park, MN 55416
$45 Includes Coffee, Donuts, and Lunch
Earn ISA CEUs and Pesticide Applicators Credits!