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2023 Winter Cut Flower Webinar Series

January 17, 2023,
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Cornell Cooperative Extension and the Regional Capital Area Agriculture & Horticulture Program are pleased to present the 2023 Winter Cut Flower Webinar Series, online via Zoom on Tuesdays from January 10 to February 14, 2023.

Cost: For residents of the of the CAAHP area (Albany, Rensselaer, Schenectady, Washington Counties), the cost is $15 per session or $75 for all sessions. For residents of all other areas, $20 per session and $100 for all sessions. Pesticide application credits are available, Categories: 1A, 3A, 3C, 24 & 25.

Registration/information: https://caahp.ccext.net/civicrm/event/info?reset=1&id=166, or (518)765-3518/cce-caahp@cornell.edu. Program questions, Jingjing Yin, (518)429-8608/jy578@cornell.edu.

Session 1: 1/10/2023, Margery Daughtrey and Dr. Bill Miller, Cornell University

1:00 PM  Cutting Out Cut Flower Diseases (pesticide credits available)

2:00 PM  Stump the Professor (Bring All Your Bulb Questions!)

Session 2: 1/17/2023, Dr. Elizabeth Lamb and Dr. Amara Dunn, NYS Integrated Pest Management

1:00 PM  Promoting Biological Control in Cut Flower Production (pesticide credits available)

2:00 PM  What Are Biopesticides? Should I Be Use Them on My Cut Flowers? (pesticide credits available)

Session 3: 1/24/2023, Dianna Stanton, USDA NRCS and Hannah Volpi, Owner, Operator of Foxi Flora

2:00 PM  USDA-NRCS High Tunnel Initiative

2:45 PM  Choosing the Right Cut Flowers for Your Farm

Session 4: 1/31/2023, Crystal Stewart-Courtens, ENYCHP and Dr. Melanie Stock, Utah State University

1:00 PM  Tarping and Soil Health

2:00 PM  Tunnels Low to High: Maximizing Season Extension for Cut Flowers

Session 5: 2/7/2023, Daniel Gilrein, CCE Suffolk County and Dave Dowling, Ball ColorLink

1:00 PM  Cut Flowers: Pests Love Them Too! (pesticide credits available)

2:00 PM  New Cut Flower Varieties to Grow

Session 6: 2/14/2023, Lindsey Pashow, Harvest NY and Dr. Jingjing Yin, CAAHP Horticulture Educator

1:00 PM  Ways to Market and Diversify Your Cut Flower Operations

2:00 PM  Optimizing Irrigation Water Quality in Tunnels