2018 Responding to Horticulture Inquiries

2018 Responding to Horticulture Inquiries
Members of the UWExtension Horticulture Team will be hosting the annual professional development “Responding to
Horticulture Inquiries” at three locations in cooperation with the respective County UWExtension offices. The program
objectives are to:

Acquaint UWExtension agents, educators, office staff and Master Gardener Volunteers with information on UWExtension diagnostic services, written and webbased horticulture resources, and UWExtension personnel who can assist in answering horticulturerelated questions.

The program information and schedule for the three locations are as follows:
Dunn County Dane County Portage County
Friday April 20, 2018
8:30am – 4:30pm
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
8:30am – 4:30pm
Wednesday May 23, 2018
8:30am – 4:30pm

Dunn Co. Comm. Services Bldg
3001 US Highway 12 E, Room 54
Menomonie, WI 54751

Registration deadline: April 13

Registration deadline: May 15

Registration deadline: May 16

Katie Wantach 7152321636 katie.wantoch@ces.uwex.edu

Link to registration flyer at http://wimastergardener.org/files/

The sessions this year will be $20 (except Dane Co., at $25), which includes lunch. You must make a reservation by the

deadline listed for each location with the respective UWExtension office where you would like to attend. Please use the

appropriate registration form for the county where you would like to attend the program!

Program includes (order and exact times vary by location)

UWMadison/Extension Diagnostic Services, Brian Hudelson, UWPlant Disease Diagnostics Clinic

Strategies for Effectively Answering Horticulture Questions in a County UWExtension Office, by host group

2018 Plant Insect Update, PJ Liesch, UWExtension Insect Diagnostics Lab

2018 Weed Update, Mark Renz, UWExtension Weed Scientist

2018 Plant Disease Update, Brian Hudelson, UWExtension Plant Disease Diagnostics Clinic

Communicating Pesticide Risk and Sustainable Pest Management to the General Public, Paul Koch, UWExtension

Turfgrass Specialist


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