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Last Chance to Register for NE Ohio Lawn Care Seminar: Event is June 16 in Wooster

June 9, 2011

WOOSTER, Ohio -- Registration is coming to a close for this year’s Northeast Ohio Lawn Care Seminar, which will be held Thursday, June 16, from 8 a.m.-2 p.m., at the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center’s (OARDC) Wooster campus, 1680 Madison Ave.

A registration form, including fee details and instructions, is available at

The annual program, now in its ninth year, will provide members of the lawn care industry with the latest insight on insect pest and disease management for turfgrass, trees and shrubs; equipment calibration; lawn fertility issues; label, safety and pesticide law updates; and new equipment and technology demonstrations.

Presenters include experts with OARDC and Ohio State University Extension, the Ohio Department of Agriculture, and industry.

Pesticide recertification and other educational credits are available for those attending.

OARDC and the Ohio Lawn Care Association (OLCA) are the event’s sponsors.

ODA pesticide applicator license testing will also be offered from 2-5 p.m. Schedule a test by calling (800) 282-1955 or visiting (select “Regulatory Programs, then “Schedule an Exam”). Bring a photo ID to the test.

Get further details about the seminar at (800) 510-5296 or, or visit

OARDC and OSU Extension are the research and outreach arms, respectively, of Ohio State’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.


Mauricio Espinoza