2017 Tri-State Green Industry Conference Highlights

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Thursday, February 2, 2017

Sharonville Convention Center

11355 Chester Rd

Cincinnati, OH  45246

 

The Tri-State Green Industry Conference is a collaborative effort between Ohio State University Extension, Purdue Extension, University of Kentucky Extension, Cincinnati State Technical and Community College, and the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden. It features a variety of high quality education and training for professionals and also features an exhibitor trade show.  

A few highlights from our 30 Educational Sessions Offered:

Climate Science and Evidence that Climate Change is Real – Dr. Dan Herms, Ohio State University

 

Scaling New Heights, an Update on Scales, Mites, and Other Insect Pests of Trees and Shrubs - Eric Day, Virginia Tech

 

Perennials that Work - Steve Foltz, Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden

 

Emerging Technologies, Adding Drones to your Tool Kit - J. William Finkler, Brownstone Consulting Groupe

 

The Benefits of Beneficials: Improving Your Greenhouse Operation with Beneficial Insects - Stephen Selhorst, Greenacres Foundation

 

Minimizing Risk to Pollinators When Using Insecticides - Dr. Dave Shetlar, Ohio State University

 

Tree and Shrub Disease Management Updates - Jim Chatfield, Ohio State University