Webinar series from 2 February - 30 March 2021

Plant production lunch and learn webinar series for horticulture

The University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension Landscape and Greenhouse Team is hosting a Plant Production lunch and learn webinar series. The webinar registration has unlimited attendance and it's possible to select multiple sessions. 

"You can attend as many or as few as you like. Register and select the sessions you would like to attend. You will receive an email with a link to the webinar." 

One pesticide credit will be available for each of the talks indicated and will be available to participants from New England States who attend live.

Irrigation, water quality and treatment
Tuesday, February 9 at 12:00-1:00 PM

A webinar on the biological parameters such as plant pathogens, algae, and biofilm which affect plant health and quality, and emitter performance & physical parameters which clog emitters and reduce sanitizing strength. 

Led by Dr. Rosa Raudales, Associate Professor of Horticulture & Greenhouse, Extension Specialist, UCONN

Indoor farming for beginner farmers: challenges and opportunities
Tuesday, February 16 at 12:00-1:00 PM

A webinar on the challenges and opportunities with indoor agriculture: emphasize on how to build a customized system, costs and benefits, and how to increase crop value in indoor agriculture, keeping beginner farmer in mind.  

Led by Dr. Krishna Nemali, Assistant Professor of Controlled Environment Agriculture, Purdue University

Novel techniques for plant propagation 
Tuesday, February 23 at 12:00-1:00 PM

A webinar on novel technique for propagation called sub-mist for plant propagation and other new ideas and technologies for plant propagation.   

Led by Dr. Stephanie Burnett, Associate Professor of Horticulture, University of Maine

Plant lighting for CEA crop production
Tuesday, March 2 at 12:00-1:00 PM

A webinar on the engineering aspects of plant lighting for CEA crop production, basic aspects of light and lighting systems, and criteria growers can use to select the most appropriate lighting system for their operations. 

Led by Dr. AJ Both, Extension Professor and Extension Specialist, Rutgers University

Root zone pH and nutrient management for New Hampshire growers
Tuesday, March 9 at 12:00-1:00 PM

A webinar on the management of factors that push pH up or down, and tips on choosing a water-soluble or controlled-release fertilizer and container substrate suitable for greenhouse crops in NH.

Led by Dr. Paul Fisher, Professor and Extension Specialist of Floriculture, University of Florida

Silicon as plant beneficial nutrient: improving plant growth and plant health
Tuesday, March 30 at 12:00-1:00 PM

A webinar on the beneficial effects of silicon, formulations, commercially available products and silicon application methods. 

Led by Dr. Muhammad Shahid, Associate Professor & Greenhouse and Nursery Production State Specialist, UNH Extension. 

For more information:
University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension
www.extension.unh.edu

 


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