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When: Tuesday, August 5th
Where: Inn at 835
835 S 2nd St
Springfield, Illinois  62704
Contact: Kara Mehigan

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The Illinois Association of Park Districts (IAPD) and the Illinois Professional Lawn Care Association (IPLCA) have come together to present a comprehensive day of learning on lawn care products and resources.

Whether you choose to subcontract lawn care services or provide them in-house, it is critical to your profitability and customers' satisfaction to stay informed about the latest turf care products and practices. This day of training and education is for any professional who cares for and looks after turf.

Tuesday, August 5th at the Inn at 835

6:45-7:15 Registration

7:15-7:20 Introductions

7:20-8:10 Keynote Speaker – Shelby Henning – University of Illinois

8:10-8:20 Break

8:20-9:10 Choice between two breakout sessions:

  1. Reading a seed tag and what you receive for your monies spent; or
  2. The Future of Pesticide

9:10-9:15 Break

9:15-10:05 Choice between two breakout sessions:

  1. Label changes & CNI updates
  2. How Dry Organics Can Work

10:05-:10:10 Break

10:10-11:00 Choice between two breakout sessions:

  1. Go Green; Save Green: Propane Powered Mowers
  2. Is there really a difference between Lawn Care & Sports Turf?

11:00-11:05 Break

11:05-11:55 Keynote Speaker – Kevin Johnson – IFCA

11:55-12:00 Thank you

12:00 Lunch