MIDDLETOWN, N.Y. — Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County is pleased to present the 2020 Hudson Valley Nursery Greenhouse Growers’ School on Friday, February 7, 2020 from 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM at the Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County offices, 18 Seward Avenue, Suite 300, Middletown, NY.
The school will cover everything from pest management and pesticide use, to pollination and plant diseases. In the afternoon, four sessions will discuss hemp cultivation, pests, diseases and more. A full agenda may be found below.
8:30 AM Registration and sign in for NYS DEC credits
8:55 AM Welcome and announcements
9:00 AM The Very Hungry Caterpillar, and Other Plant Pests – Dan Gilrein
9:30 AM Alternatives for Glyphosate in the Landscape – Andy Senesac
10:15 AM Plant Plagues – Margery Daughtrey
10:45 AM Management strategies – Neil Mattson
11:30 AM Promoting Native Bees- Maria Van Dyke
12:30 PM Lunch
1:15 PM Overview of hemp propagation methods – Erik Schellenberg
1:45 PM Growing Hemp: High Times for Pests – Dan Gilrein
2:15 PM Diseases of Hemp + Hops – Margery Daughtrey
2:45 PM Hemp 2019, year in review – Maire Ullrich
NYSDEC pesticide recertification credits have been applied for in the following categories: 1A, 3A, 3C,24 & 25.
Registration is required due to limited seating. Price includes lunch. No refunds. Fee: $70/person by 1/30/2020. $85/person thereafter, including by phone. Questions? Contact Marie at email@example.com or call 845-344-1234
–Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County
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