Dec 12, 2019
HRI, OAN to Present One-Day Workshop on Boxwood Blight

The Oregon Association of Nurseries is teaming up with the Horticultural Research Institute to present a full day of seminars with experts from around the nation discussing boxwood blight best management practices.

The seminar will take place at the Oregon State University North Willamette Research and Extension Center in Aurora, Oregon on Feb. 4, 2020.

Designed to educate growers, each session will provide attendees with the latest research and give them actionable tactics to implement in the nursery.

The cost is $50 and includes lunch. Registration is required; space is limited to 50 people.

 The Boxwood Health Workshop will  feature six separate sessions. Speakers include an expert from a major boxwood producer, university ag research facilities, the United States Department of Agriculture, the Oregon Department of Agriculture and the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.

Specific topics include the latest updates on cultivar testing and control strategies for boxwood blight, sanitation tactics and an overview of the nursery production survey implemented by the ODA.

Anticipated pesticide recertification credits will be available from California, Oregon and Washington.

For more information, please visit www.americanhort.org/page/boxwood-health-workshop.


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