Meeting Archive:
Pesticide Legislation: What We Know One Year Later

Meeting Description:
Join SFMI for our most recent Lunch and Learn Webinar, Pesticide Legislation: One Year Later, on February 16th at 12pm.  Dr. Frank Rossi will discuss the effects of the pesticide legislation that took effect May 18, 2011.  As you'll recall, this legislation bans the use of pesticides on school and day care center grounds. Dr. Rossi will provide the latest updates and any changes, address regional challenges, and recommendations for dealing with your Boards of Education.
Date: Thu, Feb 16, 2012
Time: 12:00 PM EST
Duration: 1 hour
Host(s): SFMI & SBGA
 Presenter Information
Dr. Frank Rossi
Speaker Photo

Dr. Rossi is an Associate Professor at Cornell University and administers a broad-based research and education program focused on ecological aspects of turfgrass science. The goal of his research and education efforts for industry professionals is to improve the environmental compatibility and economic feasibility of turfgrass management systems.

Currently, his research is focused on nutrient management, improved mowing technology and non-chemical pest management programs for golf and sports turf.


Dr. Rossi maintains a strong problem-solving focus in his extension program with particular emphasis on increased resource efficiency and improved environmental compatibility. He uses a "just-in-time" delivery strategy in partnership with industry and environmental organizations to provide the latest research-based information when the practitioners need it most.