STURBRIDGE, Mass. — Our program this year will feature a little bit of “why we do what we do” as well as “how-to’s” for greenhouse management and production. This program will be helpful for experienced growers as well as growers that are just beginning. The last session of the day will be a grower to grower panel and discussion on using alternatives to neonicotinoids to manage pests.
January 11, 2017, 9:30 -3:30
Location: Publick House, Sturbridge, MA
Topics and speakers:
- Light, Temperature and Relative Humidity in Greenhouses and Management Strategies (photoperiod, light quality, DIF and vapor pressure deficit), Dr. Ryan Dickson University of New Hampshire
- Irrigating Greenhouse Crops, Dr. Mandy Bayer, University of Massachusetts Extension
- Greenhouse Plant Nutrition, Dr. Rosa Raudales, University of Connecticut Extension
- Alternatives to Neonicotinoids for Managing Pests in Greenhouses – Grower to Grower Panel, Kerri Stafford, Cavicchio Greenhouses and Amanda Gioacchini, Pioneer Gardens. (1 pesticide credit, category 26 for this talk)
Cost: $45/person, discount for additional registrations from same company. Mail-in or on-line registration options available. (Note: additional fee for on-line registration)
Details and Registration at https://ag.umass.edu/events/greenhouse-management-production-for-2017
Greenhouse Crops and Floriculture Program
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