ERIE CO., N.Y. — The 2021 NYS Winter Greenhouse Growers School is the collaborative effort of educators from CCE Suffolk, CCE Orange, CCE Broome, CCE Erie, CCE Steuben, CCE Capital Area Ag & Horticulture Program, NYS IPM, and our sponsor NYS Flower Industries.
January 19; 1:00-3:00 PM*
New Substrates for Greenhouse Production – Neil Mattson, Cornell University
What New Gardeners Want – Dave Konsoer, Proven Winners
Plant Nutrition: Sherlock Holmes Style – Brian Krug, Corteva Agriscience
January 26; 1:00-3:00 PM*
Reduce the Risk of Rotten Roots – Margery Daughtrey, Cornell University
Spotted Lanternfly Update – Ethan Angell, NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets
Keeping the Weeds Away: New Tools from the Cornell Weed ID Network – Sharon Bachman, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Erie County
A Review of Production Problems Seen in 2020 – Nancy Rechcigl, Syngenta Professional Solutions
The Next Worst Thing: Managing Spotted Lanternfly – Dan Gilrein, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County
February 2; 1:00-3:00 PM*
Quality Assessment of Biocontrol Agents – Rose Buitenhuis, Vineland Research and Innovation Center
Aphids v. Predator: Greenhouse Aphids and Their Management Using Beneficial Insects – John Sanderson, Cornell University
February 10; 1:00-3:00 PM*
Tips for Growing and Marketing Vegetable Plants to New Consumers – Cheni Filios, PanAmerican Seed
PGRs for Spring Crops – Rick Yates, Griffin Greenhouse Supplies
Basil Downy Mildew Got You Down? – Margaret T. McGrath, Cornell University
February 17; 1:00-3:00 PM
What Do Your Flowers Say Today? – Sue Adams, Mark Adams Greenhouses The Trial Must Go On: Updates from the Penn State Flower Trials and the Cornell Annual Trials – Sinclair Adam, Penn State Extension and Kendra Hutchins, Cornell University
*NYS DEC Pesticide Recertification Credits will be available on January 19, 26, 2, and 10.
To receive credits you must be pre-registered and follow the instructions provided in your confirmation email and during the Zoom Webinar.
For more information, or to register, visit http://erie.cce.cornell.edu/events/2021/01/19/2021-greenhouse-growers-school.
$25/date, $75 for all 5 dates.
For persons with disabilities requiring accommodations, please contact Sharon Bachman (716) 652-5400 x150 5 days prior to the event.
About Cornell Cooperative Extension of Erie County
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Erie County puts knowledge to work to build stronger communities. CCE provides educational programs in Agriculture, 4-H Youth Development, Nutrition, and Consumer Horticulture.
Contact: Sharon Bachman, Agriculture and Natural Resources Educator
716.652.5400 x150; firstname.lastname@example.org
–Cornell Cooperative Extension of Erie County