WINTERGREEN 2022 SPEAKERS

GGIA is excited to welcome these speakers to WINTERGREEN 2022.

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Professor of Tree Biology & Health Care
UGA

Disconnecting Tree Branches:  Low Risk Pruning Biology

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Vice President of Horticulture & Collections, The Atlanta Botanical Garden

Tough as Nails: Perennials That Can Tough It Out

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Associate Professor of Crop & Soil Science UGA

Developing Turfgrasses for Georgia's Green Industry

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Account Development Representative
Ball Seed Company

First-Year Flowering Perennials

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Research Entomologist
Bartlett Tree Research Laboratories

Arboricultural IPM: Diagnostics to Structural Pruning

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Executive Director
Georgia Association of Conservation Districts

Georgia Conservation Assistance Program (GCAP)

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Assistant Professor of
Community Forestry

The How's, What's, and

Why's of Tree Pruning

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Program Coordinator and Curator
State Botanical Garden Georgia

Connecting Children of All Ages to the Outdoors

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County Extension Agent
UGA Extension Gwinnett

Pesticide Applicator Licensing Exam Review

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UGA Extension Agriculture and Natural Resources Agent - Camden County

The Georgia Green Landscape

Stewards Program

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Professor
Areas of Interest: Ornamentals

Together We Can Select and Breed Much Better Woody Ornamentals for Georgia

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President of Speaking for the Trees
President of Georgia Arborist Association

Trees: All you need to know to better the landscape by caring for trees.

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Program Coordinator Agricultural & Environmental Services Lab (AESL)

Soil Basics and Fertility

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Katy Wilson Ross

Owner, Night Song Native
North Georgia Native Nursery

Growing Undercover - Cold frames and other structures for Georgia growing

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Associate Professor
UGA

Is It Really All Downhill

From Here?

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Regional Product Manager
Walters Gardens, Inc.

Perennials That Beat the Heat: New Introductions from Walters Gardens

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Garden Designer, Builder,
Grower, & Podcaster

Hardscapes Garden Lovers Love to Love

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Agriculture and Natural Resources Agent
Fulton County

Irrigation Systems - Basics, Maintaining, and Repairing

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Extension Area Water Agent
 

Georgia Green Landscape

Stewards Program

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Community and School Garden Coordinator - UGA

Conserving Pollinators & Big Business, Connect to Protect & Pollinator Plants of the Year

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Gary L Hawkins

Water Resource Management Specialist and Associate Professor

Irrigation Systems - Basics, Maintaining, and Repairing

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Product Development Manager
Spring Meadow Nursery

The Hunter for New, and Better Plants

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Assistant Research Scientist
UGA

The Post-COVID Market: How to Keep New Customers Coming Back for More

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Greg Huber

Public Service Assistant
UGA

Plant Identification and Horticulture Tips for the Plant Professional

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Extension Plant Pathologist
UGA

Plant Diseases of Concern for Landscape Managers

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Rolando Orellana

Urban Water Management/Irrigation
UGA

Landscape irrigation in Spanish

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 Professor and Extension Specialist
Kansas State University 

COVID-19 Changed Consumer Behavior

Navigating the Green-Industry Future

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County Coordinator/Agriculture & Natural Resources Agent

Pruning Ornamentals

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Daniel Ibiyemi

Graduate Research Assistant
 

Centipedegrass Pollen May Serve As A Nutritional Source To Bees

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Aaron Poulsen

Horticulture Program Director
Gwinnett Technical College

Managing the Instructional and Retail Greenhouse Environments

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Shimat Joseph

Assistant Professor -- Turfgrass and Ornamental Entomology

Biology & Management of Borers & Leaf-Feeding Pests and Potential Impact

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Allan Armitage

Horticulturist
 

Walkabout with Dr. Armitage

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Michael Dirr

Horticulturist
 

Advances in Hydrangea Breeding: The Best of The New Introductions

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Wayne Juerrs

Owner of the Garden Spe3cialist Plant Doctor

Certification Training and Testing

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Laura Ney

UGA Agriculture Extension Agent for Athens-Clarke County

Identificación De Plantas Comunes

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Daryl Johnson

Regional Manager - Eastern United States
Bioline

Aphids, Thrips, Spider Mites OH MY!

Bio-Control Options for Common Pests

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Wayne Juerrs

Owner of the Garden Spe3cialist Plant Doctor

Certification Training and Testing

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Laura Ney

UGA Agriculture Extension Agent for Athens-Clarke County

Identificación De Plantas Comunes

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Daryl Johnson

Regional Manager - Eastern United States
Bioline

Aphids, Thrips, Spider Mites OH MY!

Bio-Control Options for Common Pests

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