Integrated Pest Management Symposium

Thursday, September 27, 2018

9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

8th Annual Symposium for Professionals in the Horticulture and Landscape Industry

Hosted by The North Carolina Arboretum in conjunction with the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service.

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Rose Buitenhuis, “Innovations in IPM: The Future is Now

Dr. Rose Buitenhuis is a research scientist at the Vineland Research and Innovation Centre in Ontario, Canada. She is responsible for developing and implementing biological control technologies for the management of arthropod pests, and supporting sustainable crop management practices for ornamental and production horticulture. Current projects in greenhouse ornamentals and vegetables address the whole spectrum of IPM, from plant resistance and environmental factors and biological control strategies to best practices for integrating pest management strategies in the production system.

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Approved Pesticide CEUs:
N.C.: D(4), L(4), N(4), X(4)
T.N.: Categories 2,3,10,12= 3points
G.A.: 5 hours in categories 21 and 23 with 2 hours in private category
S.C.: 2.5 to 3, session dependent 

N.C. Landscape Contractors’ Licensing Board: 4.75


For more information, contact IPM Symposium Developer June Jolley at

The IPM Symposium is supported in part by Biobest USA and Hilton Asheville Biltmore Park.