Tree Pruning

Start Date
02/21/2019
End Date
02/21/2019
Description
The ANSI standards dictate how to properly perform pruning, cabling and bracing work, and this class will explain how to meet those hard-to-understand standards.

Topics to be covered include:
Crown Raising, Thinning, Cleaning and Reduction Pruning
Where to Prune: Identifying the Branch Collar, Branch Bark Ridge and Proper Location of the Final Cut While Avoiding Lion-Tailing
Understand Timing of Pruning Schedules
Sanitation of Tools and Plants Affected by Pests and Disease
Production Practices for Safe and Effective Operations. Choosing the Right Equipment and Tools for the Job
When and How to Use Cabling and Bracing Hardware Along with Standardized Hardware Requirements to Increase Your Productivity
Location
New Brunswick, NJ
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Horticulture / Plants
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
5.25
Learning Outcomes
Learn where on the tree to prune.
Understand the timing of pruning schedules.
Learn about the standard safety practices that should be employed when pruning trees.
Instructors
Ted Szczawinski
Website Registration
Course Codes
AL0806CA19
Provider
Rutgers University Office of Continuing Professional Education


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