Published on 09/18/03

Landscape, turf clinic Oct. 3 in Gainesville

University of Georgia

Georgia landscape workers can get valuable information and pesticide license credits at the North Georgia Landscape and Turf Clinic Oct. 3 at Gainesville College.

The program will cover the Worker Protection Standard, soil nutrition, tree and ornamental diseases, utility line safety, weeds in ornamentals and turf, water conservation and turf insects.

Participants can earn 4 hours of commercial pesticide license credit in category 24 (ornamentals and turf) and 2 hours of private pesticide applicators credit. The update will start at 9 a.m. and end at 4 p.m. The cost is $15.

To learn more, call Billy Skaggs at (770) 531-6988. Or e-mail him at

Dan Rahn is a news editor with the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.