Secaucus, N.J., February 25
The New Jersey Landscape Contractors Association’s 32nd annual trade show and conference will take place at the Meadowlands Exposition Center in Secaucus, N.J., again this year. The show is scheduled for Wednesday, February 25, and show time is 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Preregistration fee is $20 for members and $30 for nonmembers, or $35 the day of the show. New Jersey Landscape 2009 will feature over 150 companies showcasing the newest products, equipment, materials and services. The education program will be coordinated by Rutgers University Cooperative Extension, and will include seminars for DEP pesticide recertification credits.
For information about exhibiting or registering, call 201-703-3600 or visit www.njlca.org.
2009 Educational Program
9 – 9:15 a.m.
Mr. Brian Phiefer, president, New Jersey Landscape Contractors Association
Mr. Jerry Biuso, executive director, New Jersey Landscape Contractors Association
9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
DEP Credit Session-Room A
Category 3A = 6, 3B = 2, CORE = 2, PP2 = 6
New Jersey pesticide recertification credits will be awarded at the conclusion of this morning program. You must attend all sessions from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. to qualify for credits. Pennsylvania credits also available.
9:15 – 10 a.m.
What’s New in Turf and Ornamental Weed Control?
Dr. Steve Hart, specialist in turf and ornamental weed science, Rutgers Cooperative Extension/New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station
10 – 10:45 a.m.
Major Diseases of Landscape Plants: Integrated Strategies for Control
Dr. Ann B. Gould, specialist in ornamental pathology, Rutgers Cooperative Extension/New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station
10:45 – 11:30 a.m.
Tree Choices and Planting Site Can Impact Future Landscape IPM Decisions
Dr. Jason Grabosky, specialist in urban forestry, Rutgers Cooperative Extension/New Jersey Agricultural Experiment
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Pesticide Safety for Landscape Contractors in the Garden State
Ms. Patricia Hastings, pesticide safety education program coordinator, Rutgers Cooperative Extension/New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station
2009 Business Seminars
9:30 – 10:30 a.m.
Proposed Landscape Licensing Open Discussion
10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Build Your Bottom Lime with the Eight Secrets of Successful Marketing
Mr. Jon Goldman, brand launcher, Lumpy Mail of Baltimore, Md.
1 – 2 p.m.
Increase Sales & Profits with a Landscape Plan
Mr. Jody Shilan, Jody Shilan Designs, LLC
Measuring, Controlling & Managing
Mr. Michael Napolitano, Meisel, Tuteur & Lewis, P.C.
2 – 3 p.m.
Water Features as a Profit Center
Mr. Pieter van Westervelt, Premium Aquascapes
Upselling Lawn Care & Tree/Shrub Care Services
Dr. David Crank, Bayer Environmental Science
|Action Rubber & Industrial Supply|
|Anchor Concrete Products|
|Aquarius Supply, Inc|
|Astec Underground North Atlantic|
|Atlantic Irrigation Specialties, Inc.|
|Atlantic Power, Inc.|
|Baldwin Unlimited, Inc.|
|Bartlett Tree Experts|
|Barton Nursery, Inc.|
|Benner’s Gardens Deer Fencing|
|Birch Hill Nursery, Inc.|
|Bissett Nursery Corp.|
|Bobcat of North Jersey and Mid-Hudson|
|Capitol Pavers & Retaining Walls|
|Cedar Hill Nursery, Inc.|
|Condurso’s Wholesale Distr. Center|
|Construction & Industrial Equip.|
|Country Folks Grower|
|DeBuck’s Sod Farm of NY, Inc|
|Downes Forest Products|
|East Coast Tree Movers|
|Environmental Renewal, LLC|
|Gra$$ Landscaper Billing Service/Obex Data Services|
|Hertz Equipment Rental|
|Hustler Turf Equip.—Kimbers, Inc.|
|International Bulb Co., Inc.|
|JC Hill Tree Farms, Inc.|
|Jody Shilan, MLA|
|John Deere Landscapes|
|KPM Exceptional, LLC|
|L. P. Statile|
|Lawn Equipment Parts Co.|
|Maine Evergreen Nursery|
|Martin Financial Group|
|Middleton & Company Insurance|
|Modern Handling Equipment|
|New Jersey Deer Control|
|Orange Garden Supply|
|Paul Congelosi Sales, Inc.|
|Pennington Seed, Inc.|
|Pleasant Run Nursery|
|Precision Work, Inc.|
|Pro Parts Direct|
|Reliable Wood Products|
|Shuback Farms, Inc.|
|Sports and Golf Solutions|
|Stephen L. Green Trailers|
|Storr Tractor Company|
|Tech Terra Organics|
|The New Jersey Cooperator|
|The Terre Company of NJ|
|Tidbury Creek Farms|
|Timberland Machines, Inc.|
|United Rentals, Inc.|
|Van Dine’s Four Wheel Drive Ctr.|
|Wolbert & Master, Inc.|