It is time to consider attending the 2005 Illinois Greenhouse Management Workshop to be held on June 8, 2005. The workshop will be in the auditorium of the Chicago District Golf Association building (a very nice complex) located at 11855 Archer Avenue in Lemont, IL 60439. It is right across the street from Cog Hill Golf Club. For directions to the workshop location, call (630)685-2303.
Registration for the workshop is $35 for Illinois Greenhouse Association (IGA) members and $50 for others. This year’s schedule is provided below. The registration fee covers all handouts, lunch, and refreshments. We will be accepting walk-ins at the registration booth. Checks should be made payable to the “University of Illinois.”
For more information or if you have any questions, call (217)244-7218.
8 to 9 a.m. Registration, coffee and rolls
9 to 10 a.m New Materials To Battle Insects and Mites; Raymond Cloyd, University of Illinois
10 to 11 a.m. Pesticide Spray Coverage—Getting the Most from Your Pesticide Dollar; Kurt Becker, technical representative, Dramm Corp.
11 to 12 noon New Annuals and Perennials To Add to Your Product Mix; Rudolf Sterkel, VP, Ernst Benary of America, Inc.
Noon to 1 p.m. Lunch—sponsored by Syngenta Crop Protection, Inc.
1 to 2 p.m. Grower to Grower—My Search for Perfect Water; Ted Biernacki, Ted’s Greenhouse, Tinley Park, IL
2 to 3 p.m. Basic Biological Control—Using Bugs To Control Bugs; Raymond Cloyd, University of Illinois
3 to 3:30 p.m. Questions, Comments, and Conversation