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Association of Turf and Ornamental Managers

This is a list of past ATOM speakers and the points awarded for each session.

CO1 Agriculture CO10 Demonstration, Research, and
Regulatory Pest Control
CO2 Forest Pest Control CO11 Wood Preservatives
CO3 Ornamental and Turf CO12 Pesticide Dealer
CO4 Seed Treatment CO13 Antifouling Marine Paint
CO5 Aquatic Pest Control CO14 Microbial Pest Control
CO6 Right-of-Way CO15 Trainer, Worker Protection Standard
CO7 Industrial, Institutional,Structural, & health Related Pest Control CO16 Sewer Line Treatment
CO8 Public Health
Date Speaker Topic CO1 CO2 CO3 CO4 CO5 CO6 CO7 CO8 CO10 CO11 CO12 CO13 CO14 CO15 CO16
11/21/2017 David Newbill
Tennessee Dept. of Agriculture
TBA
9/19/2017 Dr. Oscar F. Ruiz, Jr.
Waypoint Analytical
TBA
7/18/2017 David Mercker, Ph.D.
University of Tennessee
Tree Pests: Something Old, Something New  1  1  1  1
5/23/2017 Dr. Jay McCurdy Turfgrass Weed Management in the Mid-South: Towards a Holistic Approach
3/21/2017 Nancy Miorelli
University of George
Insect Identification Via Video  1  1  1  1  1
1/31/2017 Len Lawhon
NW Mississippi Community College
ABC’s of Fertilizer  1  1  1  1  1
11/29/2016 Jordan Symon
Dow Agrosciences
Herbicide Resistance Management in Turfgrass 1 1 1 1
9/27/2016 Tommy Reeves
Oldham Chemicals
Safety and Cleanup Spill Problems 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
7/59/2016 Dr. Carlos Bogran and Tom Carter
Olympic Horticultural Products
Insect, Disease and Weed Control in Landscaping 1 1 1
5/29/2016 Curt Collins, Sales Representative
PBI Gordon
Crape Myrtle Bark Scale 1 1 1
3/28/2016 Dr. John Fortino, Ph.D., PPM Area Sales Manager
Bayer CropScience
Mosquito Biology and Control for Pest Control Professionals 1 1 1 1 1
1/26/2016 Brad Shaver, Specialty Division Agronomist
Helena Chemical Co.
Pesticide Breakdown in Soil 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
11/24/2015 David Newbill, W. Tenn. Regional Supervisor
Tennessee Department of Agriculture
Rules to Remember 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
9/29/2015 Dr. John Fortino, Ph.D., PPM Area Sales Manager
Bayer CropScience
Fire Ants 1 1 1 1 1
7/28/2015 Christopher M. Cooper, Ph.D.
University of Tennessee
Ornamental Integrated Pest Management 1 1 1
5/26/2015 Spray Drift Management 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
3/31/2015 David Glover, West TN Hive Inspector
TN Department of Agriculture
Get the Buzz on Bees: Safe Pesticide Application Around Honey Bees 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
1/27/2015 Carol Reese, Ornamental Horticulture Specialist
UT Extension
Trees – Transcendant to Troublesome 1 1 1 1
11/25/2014 Patrick Bell, Turf & Ornamental Area Manager
Dow Agro Sciences
Best Practices for Professional Management and Pesticide Use in Turfgrass 1 1 1
9/30/2014 Peggy Clanton, Sales Specialist
BASF – The Chemical Company
Weed & Disease Control in Ornamentals and Turf 1 1 1
7/29/2014 Dr. Frank Hale, Professor
University of Tennessee
Turf & Ornamental Pest Update & Crape Myrtle Scale 1 1 1
5/27/2014 Dr. Alan Windham
University of Tennessee
Ornamental & Turf Diseases 1 1 1
3/25/2014 Dr. Lane Treadway Landscape Insects & Turf Diseases 1 1 1
1/28/2014 Gary Tennant, Lawn Technician
Herbi-Systems, Inc.
Proper Pesticide Measuring 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
11/26/2013 David Newbill, W. Tenn. Regional Supervisor
Tennessee Department of Agriculture
Tennessee Department of Agriculture Pesticide Regulations 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
9/24/2013 Rick Blasi, Speciality Products Manager
Helena Chemical Company
Adjuvants for Use with Pesticides 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
7/30/2013 Dr. Oscar F. Ruiz, Jr, D.P.M.
A&L Analytical Laboratories
Soil and Plant Tissue Sampling 1 1 1 1 1 1
5/28/2013 Wes Hopper, Arborist
Urban Forestry
Insects that Attack Mid-South Trees 1 1 1 1
3/26/2013 Jeff Briggs, Territory Manager
SePro
Plant Growth Regulators 1 1 1 1 1 1
1/29/2013 Gary Tennant
Herbi-Systems, Inc.
Weed Identification & Treatment 1 1 1 1 1 1
11/27/2012 Mark Stelling
McDonnell Insurance
Insurance and Bonding Requirements for
Pest Control Operators
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
10/25/2012 Oldham Chemicals Pest Control Equipment Maintenance 1 1 1 1
9/25/2012 Mike Miller, Retail Sales Manager
The Stockyard
Bobby Winstead, Owner
Winstead Turf Farms, Inc.
Plant & Turf Pest Management 1 1 1
8/30/2012 Eric Ham
FMC Corporation
Application & Calibration 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
7/31/2012 Jonathan Jones,
Territory Manager
Bayer Environmental Sciences
Fall Pre-Emergents on Turf 1 1 1 1 1
6/28/2012 Kenny Crenshaw
Herbi-Systems, Inc.
Pesticide Safety & Relative
Toxicity
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
5/29/2012 Harry Knight
Applied Biochemists
Pesticide Application Calibration,
Aquatic, and Terrestrial
1 1 1 1 1 1 1
4/26/2012 Wesley Hopper
Urban Forestry, ISA Certified Arborist
Carpenter Ants 1 1 1 1 1
3/27/2012 Wesley Hopper
Urban Forestry, ISA Certified Arborist
Funguses Attacking Trees in the
Mid-South
1 1 1 1
2/23/2012 Carl Forehand
Forehand Services
Record Keeping 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
1/31/2012 Oldham Chemicals Pesticides Safety 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
11/29/2011 Mike Kellum
F.M.C. Corporation
Product Update 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
9/27/2011 Christopher M. Cooper, Ph. D. Weeds 101 1 1 1 1 1 1
8/18/2011 Safe Pesticide Use — Handling Pesticides
Safely
1 1 1 1 1 1
7/26/2011 Tony Reeves, V.P.
Oldham Chemicals
Equipment Calibration 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
5/31/2011 Troy Golden
Nufarm
Improving Effectiveness of Broadleaf Weed
Control
1 1 1 1 1 1
3/29/2011 Curt Collins
PBI Gordon
To Be Announced
1/25/2011 To Be Announced Tree Health Case Issues – Follis Tree
Preservative
1 1 1 1 1 1
11/30/2010 David Newbill
West Tennessee Regional Supervisor
Regulatory Update from TN Department of
Agriculture
1 1 1 1 1 1 1
9/28/2010 Drexel Chemical Turf Products Update 1 1 1
7/27/2010 Wayne Ducote
BASF
New Fungicides & New Herbicides 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
5/25/2010 Brian Blair
Aquatrols
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
3/30/2010 Jimmy Hopper
Director TN Department of Agriculture
Michael Kellum
F.M.C. Professional Solutions
Lifetime Achievement Awards for: Charles
Duff & Rex Lawhon
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
1/26/2010 Diseases of Warm Season Turf &
Aquatic Labeling
1 1 1 1
11/24/2009 Curt Collins
PBI Gordon
Current & New Products, Calibration
& Safety
9/29/2009 Greg Roman
Valeant Professional Products
To Be Announced 1 1 1 1
7/28/2009 Alan Windham, Ph.D.
University of TN, Ornamental & Turfgrass Plant Pathology
To Be Announced
5/26/2009 Andy Williams & Suzy Askew
Lichterman Nature Center
Native Landscape Plants & Backyard
Wildlife Habitat
1 1 1 1 1
3/31/2009 David Mercker, Ph.D., CF
University of Tennessee
How Do Trees Live & Why Do They
Die?
1 1 1 1 1 1
1/27/2009 David Newbill
Tennessee Department of Agriculture
Regulatory Update 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
11/25/2008 Gary Tennant
Herbi-Systems, Inc.
Determining Area & Volume 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
9/30/2008 Dr. Joy Anderson
Area Horticulture Agent, UT Extension
Back to Basics
7/29/2008 Dr. Richard Large
Retired from A&L Laboratories
Proper Soil Sampling Procedures 1 1 1 1
5/27/2008 Justin Stewart
Dow AgroSciences, LLC
Proven Solutions for the Turf &
Ornamental, IVM and Aquatic Weed Control
1 1 1 1 1
3/25/2008 Shawn Emmack
Mid South Territory Sales Manager, Syngenta
1/29/2008 Don Spikes
Drexel Chemical Co.
Product Updates 1 1 1 1 1
11/27/2007 Len Lawhon
Lawnhon Horticultural Service
The Do’s & Don’ts of Pesticide
Handling
9/25/2007 Maria Tomaso-Peterson Ph.D. Is this a turfgrass disease? How do I
control it?
7/31/2007 To Be Announced 2007 Pesticide Legislation 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
5/29/2007 Michael Owen
Bayer Company
Fire Ants 1 1 1 1 1
3/27/2007 Pat Woods
Woods Farm Supply/Earthmate Fertilizer
Fertilizers & Soil Fertility
1/30/2007 David Newbill
Tennessee Department of Agriculture
Pesticide Regulations 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
11/28/2006 DOW Pre-Emergent Herbicides 1 1 1 1 1 1
9/26/2006 Mark Stewart
Drexel Chemical
Future of MSMA Herbicides, Information on
Drexel Product Line
1 1 1 1 1
7/25/2006 Norm Smith
Certified Pest Control Operators Association
Water Quality, OSHA & Professional
Lawn Care
1 1 1 1
5/30/2006 Kenny Crenshaw
Herbi-Systems, Inc.
Legislative & Regulatory
Information
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
3/28/2006 Mark Stelling
McDonnell Insurance
Insurance Requirements for Commercial
Pesticide Applicators
1 1 1 1
1/31/2006 Frank Hale
University of TN Agriculture Extension
Entomology & Plant Pathology 2 2 2
11/29/2005 Proposed Pesticide Rule Changes 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
3/29/2005 How Does that Herbicide Protect My Turf?
(DOW)
1 1 1 1
11/30/2004 Soil Sampling & How to Interpret a
Soil Test Report
1 1 1
9/28/2004 Bob Jurgens
Jones’ Brother’s Tree Service
Insects & Diseases of Trees &
Proper Pruning
2 2 2 2 2 2
7/27/2004 Robby Marionneaux
BASF Turf & Ornamental
5/20/2004 Brett Rieck
Cleary Chemical Corporation
Fungicide & Insecticide, Modes of
Action
3/23/2004 TN Department of Agriculture &
Syngenta Update Meeting
2 2 2
11/18/2003 Diseases of Commercial & Residential
Turf
1 1 1
1/26/1998 1998 Distributor Day 1 1 1
4/28/1997 Bayer Product Update/Fungicides 2 2 2
3/24/1997 Soils – Mid South Problems 2 2 2
6/24/1995 Ornamentals 1 1 1