Responding to Horticulture Inquiries, Dunn Co.

Event Information


April 20th, 2018


8:30am - 4:30pm




Katie Wantoch




This annual professional development program of the UW-Extension Horticulture Team is intended to acquaint UW-Extension agents, educators, office staff and Master Gardener Volunteers with information on UW-Extension diagnostic services, written and web-based horticulture resources, and UW-Extension personnel who can assist in answering horticulture-related questions.

Registration information at Registration deadline: April 13.

Program schedule

8:30-8:40 am Welcome, by Katie Wantoch, Dunn County UW-Extension Agriculture Educator
8:40-9:40 am Strategies for Effectively Answering Horticulture Questions in a County UW-Extension Office, by host group
9:40-11:00 am 2018 Plant Insect Update, PJ Liesch, UW-Extension Insect Diagnostics Lab
11:00-11:15 am Break
11:15 am-12:30 pm Communicating Pesticide Risk and Sustainable Pest Management to the General Public, Paul Koch, UW-Extension Turfgrass Specialist
12:30-1:05 pm Lunch
1:15-2:15 pm 2018 Weed Update, Mark Renz, UW-Extension Weed Scientist
2:15-2:30 pm Break
2:30-4:00 pm 2018 Plant Disease Update, Brian Hudelson, UW-Extension Plant Disease Diagnostics Clinic
4:00-4:30 pm UW-Madison/Extension Diagnostic Services, Brian Hudelson, UW-Plant Disease Diagnostics Clinic


Event Location

Dunn Co. Comm. Services Bldg
3001 US Highway 12 E, Room 54
Menomonie, WI 54751