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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.

KEY:
CO1 – Agriculture
CO2 – Forest Pest Control
CO3 – Ornamental and Turf
CO4 – Seed Treatment
CO5 – Aquatic Pest Control
CO6 – Right-of-Way
CO7 – Industrial, Institutional, Structural, & health Related Pest Control
CO8 – Public Health
CO10 – Demonstration, Research, and Regulatory Pest Control
CO11 – Wood Preservatives
CO12 – Pesticide Dealer
CO13 – Antifouling Marine Paint
CO14 – Microbial Pest Control
CO15 – Trainer, Worker Protection Standard
CO16 – Sewer Line Treatment

Date
Speaker
Topic
Points Awarded

07/20/21
Kaelyn Knoche, Southeast T&O Territory Manager
Agronomics of Weed Control

05/18/21
Shawn Emmack, Territory Manager, Mid-South U.S. Turf and Landscape
Disease & Weed Control for Lawns

03/16/21
Scott Dunham, BASF
Integrated Pest Management Approach to Weed Control

01/19/21
David Cook, University of Tennessee Extension
Landscape Troubles

11/17/20
Bob Walters, Fieldwatch
Notifying Neighbors about Pesticide Applications
C01=1, C02=1, C03=1, C04=1, C05=1, C06=1, C07 =1, C08=1, C10=1, C11=1, C12=1, C13=1, C14=1, C16=1

09/15/20
Dr. Rob Golembiewski, Bayer Green Solutions Team Member
Weed Control
C01=1, C03=1, C06=1, C10=1, C12=1

07/21/20
Tommy Reeves, Oldham Chemical
Spill Procedures
C01=1, C02=1, C03=1, C04=1, C05=1, C06=1, C07 =1, C08=1, C10=1, C11=1, C12=1, C13=1, C14=1, C16=1

05/19/20
Kenny Crenshaw, Herbi-Systems, Inc.
Hunting Bill Bugs & Brown Yards
C03=1, C10=1, C12=1

03/17/20
Steve Williams, National Sales Dir. VM Bayer
Glyphosate Update
C01=1, C03=1, C05=1, C06 =1, C10=1, C12=1

02/21/20
Steven Queen, Owner, A1 Wildlife Service
What’s digging up my yard?
C01=1, C03=1, C05=1, C07 =1, C10=1, C12=1

11/19/19
Will Spence, West TN Regional Supervisor; TN Dept. of Agriculture
TDA Update
C01=1, C02=1, C03=1, C04=1, C05=1, C06=1, C07 =1, C08=1, C10=1, C11=1, C12=1, C13=1, C14=1, C16=1

09/17/19
Scott Dunhan, BASF Corp.
Solutions to Manage Weeds & Diseases in Turf & Landscape
C01=1, C03=1, C06=1, C10=1, C12=1

07/16/19
Mark Stewart & Stanley Bervard, Drexel Chemical
Drexel Chemical Overview & MSMA Update
C01=1, C03=1, C04=1, C05=1, C06=1, C07=1, C10=1, C12=1

05/21/19
Frank Hale, Prof. UT Extension Institute of Agriculture
Ornamental & Turf Insect Update
C03=2, C10=2, C12=2

03/19/19
Tom McCarter, Olympic Horticultural Products
Scale Control
C03=1, C10=1, C12=1

01/15/19
Kaelyn Noche, Southeastern T&O Territry Manager, Dow Chemical
Flower Bed & Lawn Pre-Emergents
C10=1, C12=1

11/20/2018
David Glover, West TN Hive Inspector TN Department of Agriculture
Pesticide Labeling & “The Bee Box”
C01=1, C02=1, C03=1, C04=1, C05=1, C06=1, C07 =1, C08=1, C10=1, C11=1, C12=1, C13-1, C14=1, C16=1

9/18/2018
Shawn Emmack, Mid South Territory Manager Sygenta
Large Patch and Other Turf Disease
C03=1, C10=1, C12=1

7/17/2018
Tim Schimpf, Herbi-Systems, Inc.
Moles, Voles & Lime
1 point – CO3, CO10, CO12

5/15/2018
Dr. Oscar F. Ruiz, Jr., D.P.M. Waypoint Analytical
Soil and Tissue Testing
1 point – CO1, CO2, CO3, CO4, CO6, CO10, CO12

3/20/2018
Mark Stelling Insight Risk Management
Pest Control Bonding and Insurance
1 point – CO1, CO2, CO3, CO4, CO5, CO6, CO7, CO8, CO10, CO11, CO12, CO13, CO14, CO15, CO16

2/20/2018
Bobby Winstead Winstead Farms
New Sod Varieties: Insect & Disease Problems In Turf
1 point – CO3, CO10, CO12

1/16/2018
CANCELLED:  Due to Inclement Weather

11/21/2017
David Newbill Tennessee Dept. of Agriculture
Regulatory Updates
1 point – CO1, CO2, CO3, CO4, CO5, CO6, CO7, CO8, CO10, CO11, CO12, CO13, CO14, CO15, CO16

9/19/2017
Kenny Crenshaw Herbi-Systems, Inc.
Hunting Billbugs and Brown Yards
1 point – CO3, CO6

7/18/2017
David Mercker, Ph.D. University of Tennessee
Tree Pests: Something Old, Something New
1 point – CO2, CO3, CO10, CO12

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 point – CO3, CO7, CO8, CO10, CO12

1/31/2017
Len Lawhon NW Mississippi Community College
ABC’s of Fertilizer
1 point – CO1, CO3, CO6, CO10, CO12

11/29/2016
Jordan Symon Dow Agrosciences
Herbicide Resistance Management in Turfgrass
1 point – CO3, CO6, CO10, CO12

9/27/2016
Tommy Reeves Oldham Chemicals
Safety and Cleanup Spill Problems
1 point – CO1, CO2, CO3, CO4, CO5, CO6, CO7, CO8, CO10, CO11, CO12, CO13, CO14, CO15, CO16

7/59/2016
Dr. Carlos Bogran and Tom Carter Olympic Horticultural Products
Insect, Disease and Weed Control in Landscaping
1 point – CO3, CO10, CO12

5/29/2016
Curt Collins, Sales Representative PBI Gordon
Crape Myrtle Bark Scale
1 point – CO3, CO10, CO12

3/28/2016
Dr. John Fortino, Ph.D., PPM Area Sales Manager Bayer CropScience
Mosquito Biology and Control for Pest Control Professionals
1 point – CO3, CO7, CO8, CO10, CO12

1/26/2016
Brad Shaver, Specialty Division Agronomist Helena Chemical Co.
Pesticide Breakdown in Soil
1 point – CO1, CO2, CO3, CO4, CO6, CO10, CO12

11/24/2015
David Newbill, W. Tenn. Regional Supervisor Tennessee Department of Agriculture
Rules to Remember
1 point – CO1, CO2, CO3, CO4, CO5, CO6, CO7, CO8, CO10, CO11, CO12, CO13, CO14, CO15, CO16

9/29/2015
Dr. John Fortino, Ph.D., PPM Area Sales Manager Bayer CropScience
Fire Ants
1 point – CO3, CO7, CO8, CO10, CO12

7/28/2015
Christopher M. Cooper, Ph.D. University of Tennessee
Ornamental Integrated Pest Management
1 point – CO3, CO10, CO12

5/26/2015
Spray Drift Management
1 point – CO1, CO2, CO3, CO5, CO6, CO10, CO12

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 point – CO1, CO2, CO3, CO4, CO5, CO6, CO7, CO8, CO10, CO11, CO12, CO13, CO14, CO15, CO16

1/27/2015
Carol Reese, Ornamental Horticulture Specialist UT Extension
Trees – Transcendant to Troublesome
1 point – CO2, CO3, CO10, CO12

11/25/2014
Patrick Bell, Turf & Ornamental Area Manager Dow Agro Sciences
Best Practices for Professional Management and Pesticide Use in Turfgrass
1 point – CO3, CO10, CO12

9/30/2014
Peggy Clanton, Sales Specialist BASF – The Chemical Company
Weed & Disease Control in Ornamentals and Turf
1 point – CO3, CO10, CO12

7/29/2014
Dr. Frank Hale, Professor University of Tennessee
Turf & Ornamental Pest Update & Crape Myrtle Scale
1 point – CO3, CO10, CO12

5/27/2014
Dr. Alan Windham University of Tennessee
Ornamental & Turf Diseases
1 point – CO3, CO10, CO12

3/25/2014
Dr. Lane Treadway
Landscape Insects & Turf Diseases
1 point – CO3, CO10, CO12

1/28/2014
Gary Tennant, Lawn Technician Herbi-Systems, Inc.
Proper Pesticide Measuring
1 point – CO1, CO2, CO3, CO4, CO5, CO6, CO7, CO8, CO10, CO11, CO12, CO13, CO14, CO15, CO16

11/26/2013
David Newbill, W. Tenn. Regional Supervisor Tennessee Department of Agriculture
Tennessee Department of Agriculture Pesticide Regulations
1 point – CO1, CO2, CO3, CO5, CO6, CO10, CO12

9/24/2013
Rick Blasi, Speciality Products Manager Helena Chemical Company
Adjuvants for Use with Pesticides
1 point – CO1, CO2, CO3, CO4, CO5, CO6, CO7, CO8, CO10, CO11, CO12, CO13, CO14, CO16

7/30/2013
Dr. Oscar F. Ruiz, Jr, D.P.M. A&L Analytical Laboratories
Soil and Plant Tissue Sampling
1 point – CO1, CO2, CO3, CO6, CO10, CO13

5/28/2013
Wes Hopper, Arborist Urban Forestry
Insects that Attack Mid-South Trees
1 point – CO2, CO3, CO10, CO12

3/26/2013
Jeff Briggs, Territory Manager SePro
Plant Growth Regulators
1 point – CO1, CO2, CO3, CO6, CO10, CO12

1/29/2013
Gary Tennant Herbi-Systems, Inc.
Weed Identification & Treatment
1 point – CO1, CO2, CO3, CO6, CO10, CO12

11/27/2012
Mark Stelling McDonnell Insurance
Insurance and Bonding Requirements for Pest Control Operators
1 point – CO1, CO2, CO3, CO4, CO5, CO6, CO7, CO8, CO10, CO11, CO12, CO13, CO14, CO16

10/25/2012
Oldham Chemicals
Pest Control Equipment Maintenance
1 point – CO7, CO8, CO10, CO12

9/25/2012
Mike Miller, Retail Sales Manager The Stockyard
Bobby Winstead, Owner Winstead Turf Farms, Inc.
Plant & Turf Pest Management
1 point – CO3, CO10, CO12

8/30/2012
Eric Ham FMC Corporation
Application & Calibration
1 point – CO1, CO2, CO3, CO4, CO5, CO6, CO7, CO8, CO10, CO11, CO12, CO13, CO14, CO16

7/31/2012
Jonathan Jones, Territory Manager Bayer Environmental Sciences
Fall Pre-Emergents on Turf
1 point – CO3, CO6, CO10, CO12, CO14

6/28/2012
Kenny Crenshaw Herbi-Systems, Inc.
Pesticide Safety & Relative Toxicity
1 point – CO1, CO2, CO3, CO4, CO5, CO6, CO7, CO8, CO10, CO11, CO12, CO13, CO14, CO16

5/29/2012
Harry Knight Applied Biochemists
Pesticide Application Calibration, Aquatic, and Terrestrial
1 point – CO1, CO2, CO3, CO5, CO6, CO10, CO12

4/26/2012
Wesley Hopper Urban Forestry, ISA Certified Arborist
Carpenter Ants
1 point – CO2, CO3, CO7, CO10, CO12

3/27/2012
Wesley Hopper Urban Forestry, ISA Certified Arborist
Funguses Attacking Trees in the Mid-South
1 point – CO2, CO3, CO10, CO12

2/23/2012
Carl Forehand Forehand Services
Record Keeping
1 point – CO1, CO2, CO3, CO4, CO5, CO6, CO7, CO8, CO10, CO12, CO13, CO14, CO16

1/31/2012
Oldham Chemicals
Pesticides Safety
1 point – CO1, CO2, CO3, CO4, CO5, CO6, CO7, CO8, CO10, CO11, CO12, CO13, CO14, CO16

11/29/2011
Mike Kellum F.M.C. Corporation
Product Update
1 point – CO1, CO2, CO3, CO4, CO6, CO10, CO12

9/27/2011
Christopher M. Cooper, Ph. D.
Weeds 101
1 point – CO1, CO2, CO3, CO6, CO10, CO12

8/18/2011
Safe Pesticide Use — Handling Pesticides Safely
1 point – CO1, CO2, CO3, CO6, CO10, CO12

7/26/2011
Tony Reeves, V.P. Oldham Chemicals
Equipment Calibration
1 point – CO1, CO2, CO3, CO4, CO5, CO6, CO7, CO8, CO10, CO11, CO12, CO13, CO14, CO16

5/31/2011
Troy Golden Nufarm
Improving Effectiveness of Broadleaf Weed, Control
1 point – CO1, CO2, CO3, CO6, CO10, CO12

3/29/2011
Curt Collins PBI Gordon

1/25/2011
Tree Health Case Issues – Follis Tree Preservative
1 point – CO2, CO3, CO6, CO10, CO11, CO12

11/30/2010
David Newbill West Tennessee Regional Supervisor
Regulatory Update from TN Department of Agriculture
1 point – CO1, CO2, CO3, CO5, CO6, CO10, CO12

9/28/2010
Drexel Chemical
Turf Products Update
1 point – CO3, CO10, CO12

7/27/2010
Wayne Ducote BASF
New Fungicides & New Herbicides
1 point – CO1, CO2, CO3, CO5, CO6, CO10, CO12

5/25/2010
Brian Blair Aquatrols
1 point – CO1, CO2, CO3, CO4, CO5, CO6, CO7, CO8, CO10, CO11, CO12, CO13, CO14, CO16

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 point – CO1, CO2, CO3, CO4, CO6, CO7, CO10, CO12

1/26/2010
Diseases of Warm Season Turf & Aquatic Labeling
1 point – CO3, CO5, CO10, CO12

11/24/2009
Curt Collins PBI Gordon
Current & New Products, Calibration & Safety
1 point – CO3

9/29/2009
Greg Roman Valeant Professional Products
1 point – CO3, CO6, CO10, CO12

7/28/2009
Alan Windham, Ph.D. University of TN
Ornamental & Turfgrass Plant Pathology

5/26/2009
Andy Williams & Suzy Askew Lichterman Nature Center
Native Landscape Plants & Backyard Wildlife Habitat
1 point – CO2, CO3, CO6, CO10, CO12

3/31/2009
David Mercker, Ph.D., CF University of Tennessee
How Do Trees Live & Why Do They Die?
1 point – CO1, CO2, CO3, CO6, CO10, CO12

1/27/2009
David Newbill Tennessee Department of Agriculture
Regulatory Update
1 point – CO1, CO2, CO3, CO4, CO5, CO6, CO7, CO8, CO10, CO11, CO12, CO13, CO14, CO16

11/25/2008
Gary Tennant Herbi-Systems, Inc.
Determining Area & Volume
1 point – CO1, CO2, CO3, CO4, CO5, CO6, CO7, CO8, CO10, CO11, CO12, CO13, CO14, CO16

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 point – CO3, CO6, CO10, CO12

5/27/2008
Justin Stewart Dow AgroSciences, LLC
Proven Solutions for the Turf & Ornamental, IVM and Aquatic Weed Control
1 point – CO3, CO5, CO6, CO10, CO12

3/25/2008
Shawn Emmack Mid South Territory Sales Manager, Syngenta

1/29/2008
Don Spikes Drexel Chemical Co.
Product Updates
1 point – CO3, CO5, CO6, CO8, CO11

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
2007 Pesticide Legislation
2 points – CO1, CO2, CO3, CO4, CO5, CO6, CO7, CO8, CO10, CO11, CO12, CO13, CO14, CO15, CO16

5/29/2007
Michael Owen Bayer Company
Fire Ants
1 point – CO1, CO3, CO8, CO10, CO12

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 point – CO1, CO2, CO3, CO4, CO5, CO6, CO7, CO8, CO10, CO11, CO12, CO13, CO14, CO16

11/28/2006
DOW
Pre-Emergent Herbicides
1 point – CO1, CO2, CO3, CO6, CO10, CO12

9/26/2006
Mark Stewart Drexel Chemical
Future of MSMA Herbicides, Information on Drexel Product Line
1 point – CO1, CO3, CO6, CO10, CO12 x2

7/25/2006
Norm Smith Certified Pest Control Operators Association
Water Quality, OSHA & Professional Lawn Care
1 point – CO3, CO6, CO10, CO12

5/30/2006
Kenny Crenshaw Herbi-Systems, Inc.
Legislative & Regulatory Information
1 point – CO1, CO2, CO3, CO4, CO5, CO6, CO7, CO8, CO10, CO11, CO12, CO13, CO14, CO15, CO16

3/28/2006
Mark Stelling McDonnell Insurance
Insurance Requirements for Commercial Pesticide Applicators
1 point – CO3, CO6, CO10, CO12

1/31/2006
Frank Hale University of TN Agriculture Extension
Entomology & Plant Pathology
1 point – CO3 x2, CO10 x2, CO12 x2

11/29/2005
Proposed Pesticide Rule Changes
2 points – CO1, CO2, CO3, CO4, CO5, CO6, CO7, CO8, CO10, CO11, CO12, CO13, CO14, CO15, CO16

3/29/2005
DOW
How Does that Herbicide Protect My Turf? 
1 point – CO3, CO6, CO10, CO12

11/30/2004
Soil Sampling & How to Interpret a Soil Test Report
1 point – CO3, CO10, CO12

9/28/2004
Bob Jurgens Jones’ Brother’s Tree Service
Insects & Diseases of Trees & Proper Pruning
2 points – CO1, CO2, CO3, CO6, CO10, CO12

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 points – CO3, CO10, CO12

11/18/2003
Diseases of Commercial & Residential Turf
1 point – CO3, CO10, CO12

1/26/1998
1998 Distributor Day
1 point – CO3, CO10, CO12

4/28/1997
Bayer Product Update/Fungicides
2 points – CO3, CO10, CO12

3/24/1997
Soils – Mid South Problems
2 point – CO3, CO10, CO12

6/24/1995
Ornamentals
1 point – CO3, CO10, CO12