Bachelor of Science Degree in 74’ from Delaware Valley College in Doylestown, Pennsylvania.
Started in the Industry with Commercial Landscaping and Maintenance with Johnson & Johnson as our primary customer.
13 years in the Liquid Fertilizer Industry, starting as a custom applicator (+55,000 acres), moving to Sales and Trouble-shooting. Emphasis on Turf & Ornamental, as well as Agriculture.
Retired from PBI Gordon after 20+ years as a Territory Manager covering at any given time, from Virginia to Maine.
Spend approximately 4 months of my year; educating Professionals in our Industry how to properly apply Pesticides. I teach education seminars throughout New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and New York. In many instances these sessions are through the State Universities.
Licensed Commercial Pesticide Applicator in New Jersey, and New York State.
Have served on numerous Industry Organizations including the Plant Food Education Society, which later merged with the Pesticide Association of New Jersey, to become the New Jersey Agribusiness Association. (Served 2 years as their President.)
Served as the President of the New Jersey Green Industry Council, as well as the Education Committee Chair.
Right-of-Way and Lawncare Weed Identification and Controls
DESCRIPTION: Topics to be covered:
Weed Identification (Broadleaf Weeds)
Broadleaf Winter Weeds / Broadleaf Summer Weeds.
Annuals / Biennials / Perennial. * Post-emergent versus Pre-emergent.
Tough to control weeds in the Mid-Atlantic States.
Active Ingredients; their strengths and weaknesses.
The changing look of commercial herbicides. From single components, to three- ways, to four ways, to custom mixing.