Greenhouse Grower Webinar Series 2021

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Get ready for Spring with the NC State University Greenhouse Grower Update Webinar Series. Grab your lunch, and learn what’s new with ornamental plant diseases, insect pests, and disorders in North Carolina and what to expect in 2021. Presented by N.C. Cooperative Extension Nursery and Greenhouse Area Specialized Agents, Amanda Taylor, Stacey Jones, and Danny Lauderdale. These webinars are being offered free of charge. Register for individual sessions or the entire series at the link below:

Greenhouse Grower Webinar Series Registration

Abiotic Disorders to Watch for in 2021

Monday, January 25, noon to 1 p.m.

Dr. Brian Whipker, Professor and Commercial Floriculture Extension Specialist, NC State University

The most frequently occurring abiotic disorders will be discussed. High and low substrate pH, top four nutritional deficiencies, and identification of what can cause distorted plant growth. The focus will be on identification and corrective procedures.

Practical Biological Control for Aphid and Thrips in Greenhouses and High Tunnels*

Tuesday, January 26, noon to 1 p.m.

Dr. Stanton Gill, Extension Specialist, IPM for the Commercial Ornamental Horticulture Industry, University of Maryland

Learn how to use banker plants, biocontrol and low risk chemicals to deal with aphids and thrips in a greenhouse. This is based on field trials we have conducted with working greenhouses in Maryland.

Trends in Greenhouse Ornamental Diseases*

Wednesday, January 27, noon to 1 p.m.

Inga Meadows, Extension Associate, Vegetable and Herbaceous Ornamental Pathology, NC State University

This presentation will highlight some of the diseases of greenhouse ornamental plants that have been trending in the clinic over the past several years. Information on disease prevention and management, including cultural and chemical control options, will be discussed. Come equipped with questions!