Turf Magazine - December, 2011

NORTH DEPARTMENTS

Calendar

Connecticut

January 11-12, 2012 CNLA/CGGA Winter Symposium. Man- chester Community College, Man- chester. To learn more, call 800-562-0610 or visit www.flowersplantsinct.com.

Delaware

January 12, 2012 Copeland Native Plant Series: Rare & Endangered Plants of Delaware. Ashland Nature Center, Hockessin. To learn more, visit www.delawarenaturesociety.org.

Maine

January 24, 2012 Reception with Dr. Michael Dirr. Augusta Civic Center, Augusta. To learn more, visit www.melna.org.

January 25, 2012 Maine Landscape & Nursery Association Annual Meeting & Trade Show. Augusta Civic Center, Augusta. For details, visit www.melna.org.

Maryland

January 9-10, 2012 35th Annual MTC Turfgrass Conference & Trade Show. Adele Stamp Student Union, University of Maryland, College Park. For more information, visit www.mdturfcouncil.org.

January 11-13, 2012 MANTS 2012. Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore. To learn more, visit www.mants.com.

January 18-19, 2012 Maryland Arborist Association Winter Conference & Pesticide Recertification. Turf Valley, Ellicott. For details, call 410-321-8082 or visit www.mdarborist.com.

Massachusetts

January 3-February 17, 2012 UMass Winter School for Turf Managers. University of Massachusetts, Amherst. For more information, visit http://extension.umass.edu/turf.

January 9-13, 2012 11th Annual Northeast Organic Farming Association Accreditation Course in Organic Land Care. Worcester State University, Worcester. To learn more, visit www.nofamass.org.

January 14, 2012 NOFA/Mass 25th Annual Winter Conference. Worcester State University, Worcester. For more information, visit www.nofamass.org.

January 18, 2012 MALCP Winter Lawn Care Conference. Sturbridge Host Hotel, Sturbridge. For details, visit www.malcp.org.

January 23-25, 2012 Certified Irrigation Contractor Preparation Course & Exam. Hyannis. To learn more, visit www.irrigationassociationne.org.

New Jersey

January 6-27, 2012 Landscape Plants: Identification, Selection & Application. New Brunswick. For details, visit http://cpe.rutgers.edu.

January 10, 2012 Pest Management of Ornamental Landscape Plants. New Brunswick. For more information, visit http://cpe.rutgers.edu.

January 12, 2012 Managing Diseases of Ornamental Plants. New Brunswick. For details, visit http://cpe.rutgers.edu.

January 13, 2012 Sales, Marketing & Branding Techniques for the Success-Minded Landscape Contractor. New Brunswick. For more information, visit http://cpe.rutgers.edu.

January 17-19, 2012 Integrated Pest Management. New Brunswick. For details, visit http://cpe.rutgers.edu.

January 23, 2012 Common Sense Business & Pricing Strategies for Landscape Contractors. New Brunswick. For more information, visit http://cpe.rutgers.edu.

January 23-27, 2012 Rain Bird Academy Boot Camp. Atlantic City. To learn more, visit www.rainbirdservicescorporation.com/training/BootCamp.htm.

January 26, February 2, 9, 16, 2012 Irrigation Systems Design & Installation. New Brunswick. For more information, visit http://cpe.rutgers.edu.

January 27, 2012 Growing Your Landscape Business Through Social Media Marketing. New Brunswick. To learn more, visit http://cpe.rutgers.edu.

January 30, 2012 Growing Ornamental Plants. New Brunswick. To learn more, visit http://cpe.rutgers.edu.

New York

January 20-22, 2012 NOFA-NY Winter Conference. Saratoga Hilton & City Center, Saratoga Springs. For details, visit www.nofany.org/events/winter-conference.

Rhode Island

January 24-25, 2012 RINLA Annual Winter Meeting - Creating Opportunity: Surfing the Wave of Change with Resilience. Crowne Plaza Warwick, Warwick. For more information, visit www.rinla.com.

National

January 8-9, 2012 National Green Centre. Kansas City, Mo. For details, visit www.nationalgreencentre.org.

January 10-14, 2012 Sports Turf Managers Association Conference & Exhibition. Long Beach Convention Center, Long Beach, Calif. To learn more, visit www.stma.org.

January 11, 2012 Are You Running Your Business or Is Your Business Running You? PLANET Webinar. For more information, visit www.landcarenetwork.org.

January 18, 2012 Selling To The Affluent: How to Price and Sell Your Services, Gain Their Trust and Develop Affluent Clients for Life. PLANET Webinar. For details, visit www.landcarenetwork.org.

January 24-25, 2012 Strategic Landscape Budgeting Workshop. Galt House Hotel & Suites, Louisville, Ky. For more information, visit www.anla.org.

January 25, 2012 Whether H2B or Not to B: Better Start Building a Recruiting Machine or Else! PLANET Webinar. To learn more, visit www.landcarenetwork.org.

January 25-28, 2012 The Clinic: Feed Your Mind. Galt House Hotel & Suites, Louisville, Ky. For details, visit www.anla.org.

January 30-February 3, 2012 2012 Turfgrass Producers International Midwinter Conference. InterContinental Montelucia Resort & Spa, Scottsdale, Ariz. To learn more, visit www.turfgrasssod.org.

February 6-9, 2012 Earthwormjobs Education Week & Trade Show. Comfort Inn & Suites, Omaha, Neb. For more information, visit www.earthwormjobs.com.

February 8, 2012 Language Barriers: Managing Risk in Snow and Ice. PLANET Webinar. For details, visit www.landcarenetwork.org.

February 8-10, 2012 Point of Connection: Irrigation Contractor Leadership Summit. St. Augustine, Fla. To learn more, visit www.irrigation.org/poc2012.

February 9-12, 2012 2012 Association of Outdoor Lighting Professionals Conference & Expo. Disney's Contemporary Resort, Orlando, Fla. For details, visit www.aolponline.org.

February 26-28, 2012 National Association of Pond Professionals Water Feature Conference & Expo. Suncoast Resort, Las Vegas, Nev. For more information, call 706-258-3534 or visit www.nationalpondpro.com.

February 26-29, 2012 IECA Annual Conference: Environmental Connection. Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nev. To learn more, visit www.ieca.org.

March 1-4, 2012 Green Industry Great Escape 2012: Nassau. Atlantis Resort, Paradise Island, Bahamas. For details, visit www.landcarenetwork.org.

March 22-23, 2012 PGMS Spring Regional Seminar & Site Visit. Arizona State University, Tempe, Ariz. To learn more, visit www.pgms.org.

March 22-25, 2012 36th Annual Student Career Days. Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kan. For more information, visit www.studentcareerdays.org.

April 20, 2012 PLANET Day of Service. Nationwide. To learn more, visit www.planetdayofservice.org.

July 30-August 3, 2012 Turfgrass Producers International Summer Convention & Field Days. Asheville, N.C. For more information, visit www.turfgrasssod.org.

Canada/International

January 10-12, 2012 Landscape Ontario Congress. Toronto Congress Centre, Toronto, Ont. For details, visit www.locongress.com.

January 21-24, 2012 49th Annual Western Canada Turfgrass Association Conference & Trade Show. Victoria Conference Centre, Victoria, B.C. To learn more, visit www.wctaturf.com.

January 30-February 24, 2012 University of Guelph Turf Managers' Short Course. Guelph, Ont. For more information, call 519-767-5000 or email info@open.uoguelph.ca.

February 22-23, 2012 21st Annual Ontario Turfgrass Symposium: Grow Your Knowledge. University of Guelph, Guelph, Ont. For details, visit www.ots.open.uoguelph.ca.