Extension conference targets landscape professionals

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Gazette staff
Tuesday, March 18, 2014

JANESVILLE—The UW Extension and the University of Illinois Extension have collaborated to offer a landscape professionals conference from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday, March 28, in Room 130 of Williams Hall at UW-Rock County, 2909 Kellogg Ave.

This half-day conference will provide arborists, landscapers, horticultural professionals, homeowners and Master Gardeners up-to-date information from extension specialists.

Registration is $20 per person, and the event is open the public. Registration pays for  light snacks and four education sessions including overcoming the challenges of operating a seasonal business, insect pest predictions for 2014, invasive plant management techniques and marketing and social media for the green industry.

Online registration is available at https://webs.extension.uiuc.edu/registration/?RegistrationID=9485

For more information, call 262-741-4951 or visit http://walworth.uwex.edu/horticulture/.

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