2021 Greenhouse Growers School


2021 Greenhouse Growers School

  • Tuesday, January 19, 2021, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Tuesday, January 26, 2021, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Tuesday, February 2, 2021, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Wednesday, February 10, 2021, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Wednesday, February 17, 2021, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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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 conformation email and during the Zoom Webinar.

Accommodations for persons with special needs may be requested by contacting Jolie Hibit (716)773-0970 or five (5) days before the event.


$25/session or $75 for the full series



Erik Schellenberg
Commercial Horticulture and Natural Resources Educator
845-344-1234 Ext.260


This event is online

Last updated January 22, 2021