2012 Green Industry Training Class

Class Description

Green Industry Training is a series of entry-level classes in topics important to the plant industry. Course participants can select individual classes that meet their needs, at a cost of $15 per class, or they can choose to enroll in the entire course for a discounted price of $80.

Registration fees for full-course participants include a copy of the book Water-Efficient Landscaping in the Intermountain West. Certificates of attendance, refreshments and International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) and Pesticide Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are offered for both full-course and individual class participants. Course fees also support Green Industry Training Continuing Education Series classes, which are held monthly at noon starting in January.

Classes are taught by University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Horticulture faculty, staff and local industry professionals, and will be held at the Cooperative Extension office in Reno, 4955 Energy Way, just off Rock Blvd.

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Class Date: Class Title: Cost:
Jan. 17 Integrated Pest Management (IPM) and Pesticide Use in Landscapes^* $15
Jan. 19 Weed Law, ID and Management^ $15
Jan. 24 Botany for the Green Industry* $15
Jan. 26 Soils and Plant Health* $15
Jan. 31 Basic Irrigation* $15
Feb. 2 Landscape Plant Insects and Diseases^* $15
Feb. 7 Coping with Trees in Turf* $15
Feb. 9 Water-Efficient Landscapes* $15
* ISA CEUs have been requested for this class.
^ Pesticide Applicator CEUs have been requested for this class.


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The 2012 Green Industry Training schedule has been announced and the flyer released! We are now accepting class registraions. To register, please complete the registration form, available as a PDF below, and return the form with your payment to:

Ashley Andrews
University of Nevada Cooperative Extension
4955 Energy Way, Reno, NV 89502
Phone: 775-336-0231
Fax: 775-784-4881
Email: andrewsa@unce.unr.edu

Registrations are due January 17th. To download the above class flyer and registration form as a PDF, click here. [/EXPAND]