January 7-9, 2009, Rochester Riverside Convention Center, Rochester, N.Y.

New York State Arborists Association (NYSA) members and tree service professionals from across the state and New England are invited to attend the Empire State Green Industry Show, hosted by NYSA-ISA Chapter, Inc., New York State Turfgrass Association, and New York State Nursery and Landscape Association. The event will feature arborist, nursery, landscape and turf education tracks offering ISA, CNLP, DEC credits and more. Key green industry vendors will be showcasing their products and services at the 200-booth trade show, which will also include a live tree pruning demonstration.
ISA Exam

The International Society of Arborists (ISA) exam will be held on Wednesday, January 7 from 1-5 p.m. Preregistration is required and available only through ISA at http://www.isa-arbor.com/certification/certification.aspx.

Education Sessions

The show will feature accredited education sessions including:

  • Great Flowering Landscape Trees and Shrubs
  • Insect and Disease Update and Management
  • Greener Pesticide Choices for Landscapers
  • Tree Risk and the Law
  • The Role of Line Construction on Tree Outage Performance
  • Hazard Tree Identification: Assigning Priorities
  • Great Landscape Evergreens
  • Arborist Safety: What You Don’t Know Can Kill You
  • Pests of Eastern Hemlock
  • Getting Your Trees Off to a Good Start: Paying Attention to Soils and Roots
  • Soil Biology as it Relates to Tree Nutrition
  • Interpreting the A-300 Pruning Standards
  • Pesticides and Protecting Your Health

Live Tree Fund Auction

On Thursday, January 8, the Annual Live Tree Fund Auction, which supports tree research throughout the world, will take place during the NYSA cocktail reception from 5 to 9 p.m. To pre-register, obtain more information, or donate items, contact David Hayner at NYSA, 845-855-0225.

Don’t miss these exhibitors at the show!

Advanced Sprayer & Water Technologies LLC
Aer-Core, Inc.
Aer-Way Advanced
Aeration Systems
Altec Industries
American Native Plants
Andersons Golf Products
Andre & Son, Inc.
Arbor Care, Inc.
Atlantic Irrigation Specialties, Inc.
Atlas Hardscapes
Ballard Construction
Barenbrug USA, Inc.
Batavia Turf, LLC
Bayer Environmental Science
Belgard Hardscapes
Bob Beck Garden Supplies
Cazenovia Equipment Company, Inc.
Curb Appeal Property Services
D.A. Spencer Natural Stone Water Sculptures
Elam Sand & Gravel Corporation
The F.A. Bartlett Tree Expert Co.
Faery’s Golf & Landscaping, Inc.
Farm Family Casualty Insurance Co.
Ferris Industries, Inc./Snapper Pro
The Flanders Group
Golfco International Incorporated
Grassland Equipment & Irrigation  Corporation, Inc.
Greenleaf Supply
Gregson-Clark Spraying Equipment
Helena Chemical Company
Hopewell Nursery, Inc.
Horticultural Associates of Rochester, Inc.
Hunter Industries
John Deere Golf/LESCO
John Deere Landscapes
KPM Exceptional Distributors, Inc.
Kepner Equipment, Inc.
Lakeland Equipment
Lakeside Sod Supply Company, Inc.
Mar-Co Clay Products, Inc.
Matrix Turf Solutions, LLC
McConnellsville Sands & Material, Inc.
Millstone Golf & Turf Products, Inc.
Moon Nurseries
Moose River Media
New York Golf Magazine/  Divot Communications
New York Pottery
Nelson Tree Service, Inc.
Northern Nurseries of New York, Inc.
Ontrac Equipment Corporation
The Page Seed Company
Partac Peat Corporation
Paychex, Inc.
Payment Processing Consultants, Inc.
Phoenix Environmental Care
Pinelands Nursery & Supply
Preferred Seed Company, Inc.
Princeton Nurseries
Progressive Turf Equipment
RPM Ecosystems
Rain Bird Services Corp.
Rainbow Treecare Scientific
Richard D. Smith & Company, Inc.
Rich’s Sports Fields Inc.
S & G Flowers/ Syngenta Seeds, Inc.
S.V. Moffett Company, Inc.
Sam Dell Dodge
Saratoga Sod Farm, Inc.
Satch Sales, Inc.
Schichtel’s Nursery
Seago International
Sensenig’s Landscape Supply
Sheridan Nurseries
Sky High Turf Farms
Standard Golf Company
Stephenson Equipment
SynaTek
Syngenta Professional Products
Therrien et Fils Technical Equipment
Trackman
Tree Care Industry Association
Tru-Turf Equipment
TurfMaker Corp.
UAP Professional Products
Unilock, Inc.
Urban Forestry, LLC
Vermitechnology Unlimited
Weaver Golf & Turf Solutions
WeCare Organics, LLC
Wetsel, Inc.
Willoway Nurseries, Inc.
Wilson Hardware
WinField Solutions LLC
Wolbert & Master, Inc.