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2022 Greenhouse Grower School

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2022 Greenhouse Grower School

  • Wednesday, February 9, 2022, 8:30 AM - 3:45 PM

*This year's Greenhouse Grower School will be held virtually.

Schedule:

8:30   D.E.C. check in begins  
9:00 - 9:45  *Rick Yates - “Hot Topics in Pest Control”
9:45 - 10:30   *Meg McGrath - “Bathing Pathogens to Death” NYS  
10:30 - 10:45   BREAK
10:45 - 10:50 NYS Flower Industries – Brief overview of NYSFI & membership
10:50  - 11:25 Rich Stup - “Strategies for Retaining Your Valuable Employees”
11:25 - 11:45 Ag and Markets - “Update from NYS Department of Agriculture & Markets on the Hemp Industry”
11:45 - 12:30 *Margery Daughtrey - “Hindsight! The Best Teacher!”
12:45 - 1:00 Welcome from NYSFI – Sue Adams, president
1:00 - 2:00 Neil Mattson – Hydroponic growing systems for leafy greens, herbs, and fruiting crops
2:00 - 3:00 AJ Both – Review of greenhouse energy issues
3:00 - 3:45 NYSERDA greenhouse energy audit presentation


A * designates presentations with DEC credits.

Category   Category  Credits 
Demonstration   10 0.75
Agricultural Plant   1a 2.25
Greenhouse & Florist   24 2.25
Nursery, Ornamentals & Turf   25 2.25
Ornamental and Turf 3a 2.25
Interior Plant Maintenance 3c 2.25


Cost:

  • Morning Session ONLY - $50 - A total of 2.25 pesticide credits available
  • Full Day - $75 (Afternoon sessions do NOT include Pesticide Credits)

PLEASE NOTE:

Once you have registered, you will receive a confirmation email. You will then receive the link needed to participate by email before Wednesday, February 9th. We will be sending the link to the email address you provide when registering.

Please contact Shannon at 845-344-1234, Extension 262 or sm2754@cornell.edu if you have any questions.

Fee

Morning Session ONLY - $50; Full Day - $75

Register

http://weblink.donorperfect.com/GREENHOUSEGROWERSCHOOL2022

Contact

Erik Schellenberg
Commercial Horticulture and Natural Resources Educator
jk2642@cornell.edu
845-344-1234 Ext.260

Location

This event is online

Last updated January 19, 2022