9 Chances To Improve Your Water Management Skills

9 Chances To Improve Your Water Management Skills

The Water Education Alliance for Horticulture is working with University of Florida Cooperative Extension, OFA, FNGLA and the German grower association Zentralverband Gartenbau, as well as several experts at universities and companies, to help growers conserve, recirculate and treat irrigation water. The groups are working together to host focused webinars. Registration is free at WaterEducationAlliance.org (click on Workshops), and 45-minute presentations will run at noon EDT on the following Tuesdays:

November 29
Best Management Practices for water conservation
Tom Yeager (University of Florida)
December 6
Biology of waterborne pathogens
Gary Chastagner (Washington State University)
December 13

A Systems Approach For Managing Phytophthora Diseases in Nurseries: The Importance Of Water
Jennifer Parke (Oregon State University)
December 20
Monitoring Water Quality
Paul Fisher (University of Florida)


January 10
Filtration & Avoiding Clogging Of Irrigation Lines
(Dramm Water)
January 17
Surface Cleaning & Sanitation
Warren Copes (USDA-ARS)
January 24
Algae Control & Pond Management
Ken Wagner (Water Resources Services)
January 31
Pro & Cons Of Water Disinfection Techniques: A European Perspective
Walter Wohanka (Geisenheim Research Center, Germany)
February 7
Designing Water Treatment Systems
Paul Fisher (University of Florida)