Nursery and Floriculture Alliance
University of California
Nursery and Floriculture Alliance

Biological Control in Ornamental Plant Production Symposium

San Marcos Community Center Directions
3 Civic Center Drive
San Marcos, CA 92069
January 18, 2012 (Wednesday)
7:20 am - 5:00 pm

Moderator: James A. Bethke, Nursery and Floriculture Farm Advisor, UCCE San Diego and Riverside Counties

Trade Show including manufacturers of insect biological control products

Continuing Education Units Approved: 6 DPR other, 6.5 CCA pest management

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Conference Agenda

7:20 AM

Registration, Continental Breakfast

Exhibit Hall

7:55 AM

Introduction/Welcome/Housekeeping

ModeratorJames A. Bethke, Nursery and Floriculture Farm Advisor, UCCE San Diego

8:00 AM

Successful Biological Control in Ornamental Plant Production in Florida

Lance Osborne, University of Florida

8:45 AM

Successful Biological Control in Ornamental Plant Production in Canada

Graeme Murphy, OMAFRA Greenhouse Floriculture IPM Specialist, Vineland, Ontario, Canada

9:30 AM

Sponsor Introductions

 

9:35 AM

Refreshment Break

Exhibit Hall

9:50 AM

Effective Use of Beneficial Nematodes for Use in Nursery Production

Edwin Lewis, University of California Davis

10:35 AM

Successful Use of Banker Plants in Ornamental Plant Production

Lance Osborne, University of Florida

11:10 AM

Control of the European Pepper Moth Using Biological Control and Biologicals

Graeme Murphy, OMAFRA Greenhouse Floriculture IPM Specialist, Vineland, Ontario, Canada

11:45 AM

Sponsor Introductions

 

12:00 PM

Lunch and View Sponsor Displays

 

1:30 PM

Successful Use of Nematodes in Ornamental Plant Production

Julie Graesch, Nematode Field Development Specialist, Becker Underwood

2:00 PM

Best Before Yesterday and Top Ten Reasons Why Your Pest Management Program Failed

Brian Spencer, General Manager, Applied Bioi-nomics Ltd.

2:30 PM

Sponsor Introductions

 

2:40 PM

Break

Exhibit Hall

3:00 PM

Challenges in the Use of Biological Control in Cut Gerbera Production in San Diego County

Jack Graham, Dramm and Echter, Encinitas, CA

3:30 PM

Successful Biological Control in a New England Ornamental Plant Production System

Christine Champagne, Grower Direct Farms, Somers CT

4:15 PM

The Future Prospects for the Use of Beneficial Organisms in Ornamental Plant Production in Southern California

James A. Bethke, UCCE San Diego

4:30 PM

Open Discussion – All Speakers Panel

 

5:00 PM

Conference Adjournment

 

 

 

Conference Registration Options

$65 per person extended to Jan 18, 2012!

(Registration includes the ANR publication worth $35 Natural Enemies Handbook - Hardcover)

Online Registration Form (credit cards: Visa, Master Card, AmEx, Discover)

Mail or Fax in Registration Form (checks or credit cards)

 

 

Trade Show Participation

Trade Show Sponsorship $250 (payable by check or credit card)

Includes registration for one person, tabletop display in the meeting room and five minutes of speaking time during the conference

Download Sponsorship Form

Thanks to these sponsors:

CANGC
Syngenta Bioline
 
Becker Underwood
natural industries
 
CDFA Specialty Crops
Block Grant on BMPs 
for multiple pests 
Crop Production Services
 
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BioWorks
 
 
Beneficial Insectary
 
Koppert
   

 

 

Lodging Suggestions

Although blocks of rooms have not been set aside for the conference, these hotels are near the meeting venue:

Hampton Inn San Marcos
123 East Carmel Street
San Marcos, CA 92078-4309

(760) 736-9249
hamptoninn.hilton.com

La Quinta Inn San Diego Vista
630 Sycamore Ave
Vista, CA 92083

(760) 727-8180 

lq.com


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