Growers will have plenty of opportunity to learn valuable new information on pest and disease management while earning the pesticide credits needed to maintain their certification status at the 2012 Northeast Greenhouse Conference and Expo.
A total of 11 one-hour presentations (credits vary by state) will be offered for the six New England states plus New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania.
On Wednesday, November 7th:
• Building a Biocontrol Ecology in Your Greenhouse, by Suzanne Wainwright-Evans, Buglady Consulting
• Controlling Pests in Retail Greenhouses, by Leanne Pundt, University of Connecticut Cooperative Extension
• Culturally Manage Diseases, by Margery Daughtrey and Nora Catlin, Cornell University
• Scouting From a Practical View Point, by Alan Michael, The Pennsylvania State University (retired)
• Biocontrol Hits and Misses: Learning From the Past for Future Success, by Suzanne Wainwright-Evans, Buglady Consulting
On Thursday, November 8th:
• Insect Growth Regulators: How to Effectively Use These Pest Control Materials, by Ray Cloyd, Kansas State University
• How PGRs Enhance Your Bottom Line, by Brian Whipker, North Carolina State University
• Impatiens Got You Down(y)?, by Margery Daughtrey, Cornell University
• Sherlock Holmes: Plant Nutrition Style, by Brian Krug, University of New Hampshire
• Systemic Insecticides: How do They Kill Bugs?, by Raymond Cloyd, Kansas State University
• Managing Insects When Growing Cold, by John Sanderson, Cornell University
Please check the schedule on the program brochure for dates and times.
The Northeast Greenhouse Conference and Expo is sponsored by the Extension programs of the six New England State Universities, New York State and New England Floriculture, Inc.
For more information about these and other sessions, and about the trade expo, visit the show’s website, NEGreenhouse.org.