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August 15, 2019
8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Statewide Public Conference
Broome County CCE Farmers Market
840 Front Street, Binghamton, NY

Who should attend? Because this invasive pest affects horticultural and agricultural crops, ornamentals, landscape, forests, and shade trees, Growers, Landscapers, Greenhouse and Nursery Operations, Christmas Tree Growers, Foresters, Master Gardeners and Master Foresters will benefit.

In fact, every resident of New York, especially those who own a business or travel to any quarantine zones, should understand how to be compliant with New York State’s External Quarantine.
Expert Penn State research faculty and Extension staff working with the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture since 2014 will provide updates from Southeast Pennsylvania’s quarantined areas.

Representatives from the NYS IPM Program, Cornell University, NYS Department of Ag & Markets, NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, and Finger Lakes Partnership for Regional Invasive Species Management (PRISM) will discuss what is being done to prevent SLF’s establishment in New York, including how nature can assist in management.

Featured Speakers
Julie Urban, Penn State University
Emelie Swackhamer, Penn State Extension
Shane Phillips, Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture
Margaret Kelly, NYS Department of Agriculture
Ethan Angell, NYS Department of Agriculture
Eric Clifton, Cornell University
Patty Wakefield-Brown, Finger Lakes PRISM
Emma Antolos, NYS Dept of Environmental Conservation
Tim Weigle, NYS IPM Program

Cost: $50, which includes all breaks and a catered lunch. Please e-mail Kate Robinson at with any dietary needs or restrictions.

This meeting has been approved for 7.5 Certified Nursery Landscape Profession credits and 6 NYS Pesticide Recertification credits in the categories of 1a, 2, 3a, 6a, 9, 10, 22 and 25.  This meeting has also received pesticide recertification credits for Pennsylvania in the categories of PC, 05, 06, 18 and 23.

New York: 6 credits in the following categories Pennsylvania: credits shown individually, in the following categories
Commercial PC – Private category [6]
1a – Agricultural Plant 05 – Forest Pest Control [8]
2 – Forest Pest Control 06 – Ornamental and Shade Trees [10]
3a – Ornamentals, Shade Trees & Turf 18 – Demonstration and Research [10]
6a – Right-of-Way Control 23 – Park/School Pest Control [10]
9 – Regulatory Pest Control  
10 – Demonstration and Research  
22 - Fruit  
25 – Nursery, Ornamentals & Turf  

Sponsored by New York State Departments of Agriculture & Markets, and Environmental Conservation, and Finger Lakes PRISM.