Check out the upcoming and on-demand webinars from Greenhouse Grower.
PGR Strategies For Managing Today’s Vigorous Crops
with Kevin Forney, Fine Americas, and Dr. Erik Runkle, Michigan State University
Thursday, April 7, 2pm EDT
What’s the best way to manage aggressive seed- and cutting-propagated bedding plants as well as herbaceous perennials? Learn the latest techniques from two experts on the subject: Dr. Erik Runkle, Associate Professor and Floriculture Extension Specialist at Michigan State University; and Kevin Forney, Technical Services Manager for Fine Americas, Inc. This informative, hour-long webinar will cover:
- Successful PGR application techniques
–Controlling “hard-to-control” species
–Choosing the right PGR for the job
On-demand viewing to come.
Smart Marketing: 2D Bar Codes For Garden Retail
with Kyle Lacy, MindFrame, and John Morgan, Bob’s Market & Greenhouses Inc.
Broadcast on Tuesday, March 15, 2011, 2 pm ET
Everyone is talking about QR Codes and MS Tags–and with good reason. 2D tags for smart phones are one of the hottest new technologies you’ll be seeing in garden retail–and everywhere else–this spring. How can you use this tool to help you make money for your greenhouse operation or garden center business? In this webinar, you’ll learn:
- Why 2D tags matter to retailers and growers.
–How to integrate the codes into traditional marketing campaigns from direct mail to in-store signage to advertisements.
–Real-world experiences with 2D tags and ideas you can use in your own operation.
Thanks to this webinars sponsors: SATO and GrowTech Solutions.
Integrated Crop Management (ICM) and Biological Control
With Paul Winski, Technical Services Specialist, Syngenta Flowers
Broadcast on February 22, 2011, 2pm EST
What do you need to know to effectively make Integrated Crop Management and Biological Controls a part of your business? Get the nuts and bolts from Syngenta Flowers Technical Services Specialist Paul Winski. The webinar will cover:
–The concept of Integrated Crop Management (ICM)
–The benefits of ICM and Biological Control
–Beneficials and the greenhouse pests they control
–The Syngenta Bioline packing and delivery systems
Know Before You Grow
With Hugh Poole, Technical Services Representative, and Jane Trolinger, Technical Services Specialist, from Syngenta Flowers
Broadcast on January 25, 2011, 2pm EST
Diagnosing plant problems is critical to properly treating them and maximizing your crop yield. This free webinar from Syngenta Flowers will share a range of diagnostic tips, including a review of some of the most common foliar and soil issues growers faced in 2010 and what you can do to avoid them in your operation this year.
Broadcast on December 8, 2010, 2pm EST
Nancy Rechcigl, technical manager for Syngenta, will discuss some of the major disease and insect pressures growers are experiencing in 2010. From mums to pansies to poinsettias, her presentation will include an analysis of common issues growers faced and tips and preventative treatment options for next year.