Would you like more details on how to engage through your college, department, and major? The College of Agricultural and Environmental Science (CAES) is holding an event to tell you how! Using CAES as an example, CAES Ambassadors will hold a student panel to tell you how they engage to become successful. FREE popcorn and drinks too! Email firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
6:00PM - 7:00PM CAES First Year Odyssey Seminar Event Conner Hall, ATHENS, GA
Join us for this free family-friendly event with live music, food, games, & fellowship with UGA Dept. of Poultry Science faculty, staff, alumni, and industry friends! RSVPs to Jessica Fife (email@example.com) by 5pm on October 1st are greatly appreciated.
6:00PM - 9:00PM Dept. Poultry Science Alumni & Friends Tailgate Southern Brewing Company, Athens, GA
What should you do if you have a pesticide accident? Dr. Mickey Taylor, Dept. of Entomology, University of Georgia This webinar will help you recognize the hazards you and your fellow workers face when handling and applying pesticides. You will be able to differentiate the types of harmful effects associated with pesticide exposure and relate the hazard classification system & its corresponding signal words to the personal protective equipment you must wear according to the pesticide’s label. Finally, we will discuss how you should respond to a pesticide spill and how to use the three Cs (control, contain, and clean-up) to manage all sizes of pesticide spills. Managing ambrosia beetles in nurseries and landscape plantings Dr. Will Hudson, Dept. of Entomology, University of Georgia The speaker will cover the biology of the beetles, seasonal timing, trapping, and factors known to increase susceptibility in plant material. Also, current management options for the ambrosia beetle problem in the landscape will be discussed.
3:00PM - 5:00PM GTPOB Green Webinar Series Session 5 https://ugaurbanag.com/
Current research and general management of Imported fire ants in nurseries Dr. Jason Oliver, Dept. of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences, Tennessee State University The talk will cover basic imported fire ant management techniques for nursery, landscape, and turfgrass sites and will provide information on the latest research to develop new and more practical treatments for fire ant quarantine certification in commercial nurseries. The worst weeds in the landscape and how to control them Dr. Mark Czarnota, Dept. of Horticulture, University of Georgia Weed control starts with proper identification; Dr. Czarnota will cover the most troublesome landscape weeds and discuss the best strategies for cultural and chemical control.
11/18 3:00PM - 11/19 5:00PM GTPOB Green Webinar Series Session 6 https://ugaurbanag.com/