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Joe Boggs

Joe Boggs is an Assistant Professor with Ohio State University Extension and Ohio State University Department of Entomology. He has 20+ years of Extension experience working both with the public and the tree care industry; he serves on the Board of the ISA Ohio Chapter. Joe specializes in tree health management with a strong focus on tree problem diagnostics including diagnosing and documenting tree pest problems and their effective management. He has a B.S. degree in Biology/Chemistry and a M.S. Degree in Entomology. Joe has a weekly radio segment (Buggy Joe Boggs Report) on the Saturday morning show, “In the Garden with Ron Wilson,” (WKRC, Cincinnati) that is syndicated to 30 radio stations in 12 states. He averages over 80 professional presentations per year covering a range of topics from tree pest management, to tree borers, to tree galls, to non-native pests including Asian longhorned beetle. He has made invited presentations at the 2013 Iowa Shade Tree Conference, the 2013 Wisconsin Arborist Association Summer Conference; the 2013 Ohio Forest Health Conference; and the 2013 Michigan Green Industry Association Annual Trade Show and Convention, the 2014 Kentucky Arborist Association Conference and he has taught at previous ISA Annual International Conferences in Rhode Island (2009), Chicago (2010), Toronto (2013), and Milwaukee (2014). Joe has authored or co-authored numerous articles in industry newsletters and magazines such as Tree Care Industry Magazine; Arbor Age; American Nurseryman Magazine; Canadian Groundskeeper Magazine; American Nurseryman Magazine; Total Landscape Care; the Ohio Nursery and Landscape Association "The Buckeye" Magazine; and the Ohio ISA Chapter "Buckeye Arborist" Newsletter.