Summer Field Day - June 21, 2019
Please visit the Field Day Registration page to register online. Mail-in and walk-in registration also accepted.
Location: Olathe Community Center,
1205 E Kansas City Rd, Olathe KS
From I-35: Take the Santa Fe exit and turn to travel west on Santa Fe. Turn right at Ridgeview Road. Travel about ½ mile and past overhead RR tracks. Turn left (west) to the community center before you reach Kansas City Rd.
From K-10: Take the Ridgeview Road exit and head south. Cross Kansas City Rd and take the first right for the community center.
8:00 - Registration / Donuts
8:30 - Welcome and Introductions, Bret Cleveland, KAA President
8:45 - Taylor Hamel: Force, Friction and Vectors—Real World 3D Rigging/Speedline
10:15 - Vendor Introductions
10:30 - Raymond Cloyd - Bug Out Bag
11:30 - Lunch from Johnny’s BBQ – Visit Vendors
12:30 - Judy O'Mara - Plant Disease Update
1:30 - Taylor Hamel –Mechanical Advantage: You can use it tomorrow
2:30 - 4:00 - AdjournVisit with Vendors plus games of skill
Taylor Hamel is an arborist and contract climber from St Paul, MN who began climbing in 2001. He has worked as a production arborist, speaker and workshop presenter across North America, Europe and Australia. He has been DMM’s North American technical rep since 2016.
Dr. Raymond Cloyd is a Professor and Extension Specialist in Ornamental Horticulture, Entomology/Integrated Pest Management in the Department of Entomology at Kansas State University. Dr. Cloyd's work in research and the extension program involves pest management in greenhouses, nurseries, landscapes, turfgrass, conservatories, and interiorscapes.
Judy O'Mara is a plant disease diagnostician specialist and the Director of the Kansas State University Plant Disease Diagnostic Laboratory at Kansas State University.