Landscaper Pest Management Update- December 16, 2021

— Written By Eli Snyder
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Join N.C. Cooperative Extension – Wilkes County Center for a pest management update for landscape professionals. This course will offer up to 3 N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Pesticide Applicator credits (pending approval – L, D,N,O,X and 1.5 H) as well as 3 Technical Credits for licensed North Carolina Landscape Contractors. Participants can attend for any session in the meeting if they do not need all the credits offered. However, you must attend an entire session to receive credit for it.

The program will be held on December 16, 2021, from 9 a.m.–noon at the Wilkes Agricultural Center (416 Executive Drive, Wilkesboro NC 28697). In-person attendance is required (no virtual option).


9–10 a.m.: Phytophthora Resistant Annuals and Perennials; Presenter: Inga Meadows, Extension Plant Pathologist, NC State Extension (1 hr L,D,N,X, 1 hr NC Landscape Contractor Technical Credit)

10–11:30 a.m.: Fire ant and Fall Armyworm Management; Presenter: Dr. Terri Billeisen, Extension Associate, NC State Extension  (1.5 hr L,D,N,X 1.5 hr NC Landscape Contractor Technical Credit)

11:30 a.m.–noon: Spotted Lanternfly: A New Invasive Insect on the Horizon; Presenter: Eli Snyder, Horticulture Extension Agent, N.C. Cooperative Extension – Wilkes County Center (0.5 hr L,D,N,X 0.5 hr NC Landscape Contractor Technical Credit)

To register, please fill out this form, or call Eli Snyder, Horticulture Extension Agent, at: 336-651-7333.

This class is free and open to the public. With questions, contact Eli Snyder at or 336-651-7333.