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Wednesday, June 14, 2023

Landscape Disease and Plants (Spanish)

Rolando Orellana, Dr. Laura Ney, & Sergio Sosa

Time and Session Location

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Peachtree AB

CEUs Available (Pending Approval)

GA CAT 24 & 10 (1 CEU each), TN, NC, NC Contractor, SC & GCLP

Rolando Orellana, Dr. Laura Ney, & Sergio Sosa


included with conference ticket

What You Will Learn:

This talk will cover the most common diseases in the Landscape industry in Georgia. Will learn to Identify and manage diseases from an integrated approach. Esta charla va a cubrir las plagas mas comunes de los jardines en Georgia, asi como las estrategias de manejo inetragado de estas plagas.

More About the Presenter (s):

Rolando Orellana works as the Urban Water/Irrigation Coordinator for the University of Georgia Center for Urban Agriculture at the Griffin campus. He holds a degree in Ag Engineering from National Agriculture School in Honduras.

Dr. Laura Ney is the Clarke County ANR County Extension Agent. After completing her bachelor’s in Horticulture, from UGA, with certificates in organic and international agriculture, Laura worked as an educator and farm manager at UGA's Costa Rica campus. She returned to Athens, where she earned her PhD, and began focusing on soil health and free-living nematode communities. In her current role, Laura focuses on green industry education, sustainable management, and local food systems.

Sergio Sosa is the ANR Extension Agent at UGA Clayton County Cooperative Extension. Sergio earned his BSc in Ornamental Horticulture from Louisiana State University. He also holds an MSc in Horticulture from Louisiana State University, and an MSc in Plant Biology from Rutgers University. Along with being bilingual and serving as a translator in many green industry settings, Sergio has a rich depth of experience in Agricultural Research, Golf Turf and Landscape Maintenance, and Management.

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