2018 Simplot Hawaii Seminars

From Golf Courses to Sport Fields, from Resorts to Parks, and every Horticultural Interest in between, all Professionals in the "Green" Industries of Hawaii will benefit from attending a Simplot Hawaii Seminar either on Maui, Oahu or The Big Island.
For managers and technicians who need credits, to keep their professional credentials current and active, attendance at a Simplot Hawaii Seminar is recognized for:   GCSAA education points, LICT credits, and Arborist credits.

…plus there is a GREAT LUNCH!!!

Kahului Maui Seminar Agenda and Registration Form

TURF AND LANDSCAPE SEMINAR

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

8:00am- 4:30pm Lunch Included

Dunes at Maui Lani Golf Course Clubhouse

Credits for Education points for GCSAA members, hours LICT credits, hours Arborist credits: to be announced.

Please CLICK to download the Maui Seminar Registration Form.

Please CLICK to download a printable schedule.


Seminar Schedule

8:00-9:00 amRegistration and Sign-In Donuts and Coffee
9:00-10:00 amSpeaker: Dean Mosdell, Ph.D — Western Technical Manager for Lawn & Garden Business, SyngentaA Program Approach to Disease Control for Warm Season Turf — A comprehensive look at disease control, focusing on resistance management, mode of actions and the timing of applications.
10:00-11:00Speaker: Mike Stafford, Ph.D — North Area Manager, Simplot PartnersManaging Aquatic Weeds and Problem Algae in Ponds — Aquatic weeds and algae are a major impediment to the movement of irrigation water and can seriously affect the aesthetics of ornamental ponds. Mike will discuss the biology and control strategies for the various weedy aquatic plants.
11:00-12:00Speaker: John Doyle, M.S. — Manager, Simplot Partners Specialty Products LineSnail & Slug Management and Control — Presentation on slug and snail biology, reproduction, feeding, activity, and rat lung disease. Timing and bait applications for effective slug and snail control.
12:00-1:00LunchIt's going to be GOOD — you're going to be hungry!
1:00-1:30Speaker: Gordon Harada
Gal-XeOne Product Manager, Simplot Pro Products
The Science Behind Slow Release Fertilizers — Why slow release fertilizers work so well in the Hawaii environment.
1:30-2:30Speaker: Randy Rider — Territory Manager Syngenta Crop ProtectionNew Chemistries for Hawaii and How to Incorporate into your Disease Programs — With recent registration of several new fungicides within the State of Hawaii this presentation will look at what these chemistries will offer.
2:30-3:30Speaker: Dean Mosdell, Ph.D — Western Technical Manager for Lawn & Garden Business, SyngentaNematode and Fairy Ring Control Options for Warm Season Turfgrass — Detecting, scouting and sampling for nematode presence in turf grass and their control options. A complete fairy ring program will be discussed for warm season turf grass.
3:30-4:30Speaker: John Doyle, M.S. — Manager, Simplot Partners Specialty Products LineSpray Solution Conditioning — The condition of water used for spraying fertilizers, pesticides, etc. can have a dramatic impact on performance. Improve performance by managing water with adjuvants, spray solution modifiers and spray droplet size.

Oahu Seminar Agenda and Registration Form

TURF AND LANDSCAPE SEMINAR

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

6:30am- 3:30pm Lunch Included

PEARL COUNTRY CLUB
98-535 Kaonohi Street, Pavillion
Registration Fee: $ 25.00
Checks/Credit Card Accepted
Call Sonia: 599-9161, 682-5113
Fax: 682-8260 attn: Sonia
Lunch Included
RSVP by: FEBRUARY 12, 2018

Education points for GCSAA members, hours LICT credits, hours Arborist credits: pending.

Please CLICK to download the Oahu Seminar Registration Form and printable Agenda.


Seminar Schedule

7:30-930 amSpeaker: John Doyle, M.S — Manager, Simplot Partners Specialty Products LineSnail & Slug Management and Control — covering biology, reproduction, weather
impact on activity, rat lung disease (60 minutes)

Spray Solution Conditioning — dramatic impact on conditions of water for spraying fertilizers and pesticides; spray droplet size, dynamics and associated issues (60 minutes)
9:35-10:35 amSpeaker: Mike Stafford, Ph.D — North Area Manager, Simplot PartnersManaging Aquatic Weeds and Problem Algae in Ponds — biology and control
option strategies (both chemical and biological) for the various weedy aquatic plants
10:40-11:40Speaker: Joe DeFrank, University of Hawaii, CTAHRUpdated Weed Control in Hawaii Turfgrass
11:45-12:15Lunch
12:25-2:25Speaker: Dean Mosdell, Ph.D — Western Technical Manager for Lawn & Garden Business, SyngentaA Program Approach to Disease Control for Warm Season Turf — resistance management, MOD, timing of applications for successful disease control (60 minutes)

Nematode Control and Fairy Ring Control Options for Warm Season Turfgrass — detecting, scouting and sampling for nematode presence and control options in Hawaii; fairy ring program for warm season turfgrass. (60 minutes)
2:30-3:30Speaker: Randy Rider — Territory Manager Syngenta Crop ProtectionNew Chemistry and How to Incorporate into your Disease Control Programs — new registered fungicides PPE, mode of action, methods of application and disease control expectations on turfgrass

Big Island Seminar Agenda and Registration Form

TURF AND LANDSCAPE SEMINAR

Friday, March 2, 2018

8:00am- 4:30pm Lunch Included

UH West Hawaii Palamanui

Education points for GCSAA members, hours LICT credits, hours Arborist credits: to be announced.

Please CLICK to download the Kona Seminar Registration Form.

Please CLICK to download a printable schedule.


Seminar Schedule

8:00-9:00 amRegistration and Sign In Donuts and Coffee
9:00-10:00 amSpeaker: Dean Mosdell, Ph.D — Western Technical Manager for Lawn & Garden Business, SyngentaA Program Approach to Disease Control for Warm Season Turf — A comprehensive look at disease control, focusing on resistance management, mode of actions and the timing of applications.
10:00-11:00Speaker: Mike Stafford, Ph.D — North Area Manager, Simplot PartnersManaging Aquatic Weeds and Problem Algae in Ponds — Aquatic weeds and algae are a major impediment to the movement of irrigation water and can seriously affect the aesthetics of ornamental ponds. Mike will discuss the biology and control strategies for the various weedy aquatic plants.
11:00-12:00Speaker: John Doyle, M.S. — Manager, Simplot Partners Specialty Products LineSnail & Slug Management and Control — Presentation on slug and snail biology, reproduction, feeding, activity, and rat lung disease. Timing and bait applications for effective slug and snail control.
12:00-1:00LunchIt's going to be GOOD — you're going to be hungry!
1:00-1:30Speaker: Gordon Harada
Gal-XeOne Product Manager, Simplot Pro Products
The Science Behind Slow Release Fertilizers — Why slow release fertilizers work so well in the Hawaii environment.
1:30-2:30Speaker: Randy Rider — Territory Manager Syngenta Crop ProtectionNew Chemistries for Hawaii and How to Incorporate into your Disease Programs — With recent registration of several new fungicides within the State of Hawaii this presentation will look at what these chemistries will offer.
2:30-3:30Speaker: Dean Mosdell, Ph.D — Western Technical Manager for Lawn & Garden Business, SyngentaNematode and Fairy Ring Control Options for Warm Season Turfgrass — Detecting, scouting and sampling for nematode presence in turf grass and their control options. A complete fairy ring program will be discussed for warm season turf grass.
3:30-4:30Speaker: John Doyle, M.S. — Manager, Simplot Partners Specialty Products LineSpray Solution Conditioning — The condition of water used for spraying fertilizers, pesticides, etc. can have a dramatic impact on performance. Improve performance by managing water with adjuvants, spray solution modifiers and spray droplet size.

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