Greenhouse Growers Day

Join Penn State Extension, Penn State Research, and the State Floriculture Advisory Board for another great meeting.
Greenhouse Growers Day - Workshops
Language: English

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When: Wed., Jan. 23, 2019
(7:30 AM - 3:00 PM)

Where: Shady Maple Smorgasbord
129 Toddy Dr.
East Earl, Pennsylvania 17519
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registration deadline: January 20, 2019
11:59 p.m.

The annual Greenhouse Growers Day will help keep growers up-to-date with the latest practices and techniques to produce high-quality, herbaceous plants.

To Be Covered

This cutting-edge program will cover new strategies for greenhouse production, insect and disease management, and production techniques. The Penn State Flower Trials Results are presented at this meeting to provide the most recent performance data.

Credit Information

Pesticide applicator credits are available to licensed applicators of the following states:

  • Delaware
  • Maryland
  • New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania


Wednesday, January 23, 2019

* General Agenda *

07:30 am Registration

08:15 am Welcome

08:30 am Mealybugs Category Topic

09:30 am Seed Raised Perennials

10:00 am Break

10:15 am Best of Penn State Flower Trials

11:15 am Pesticide Jeopardy Core Topic

12:15 pm Lunch (provided) Core Topic

Workshop B

01:15 pm Scheduling Perennials

01:45 pm System Production Basics for Leafy Greens

02:15 pm Hershey Gardens: Penn State Flower Trials Satellite Site Successes and Challenges

Workshop A

01:15 pm Impact of Pesticides on Pollinators Core Topic

01:45 pm Making Biofungicides Work in Your Operation Category Topic

02:15 pm Federal Worker Protection Standard: Key Areas for Compliance by Greenhouse Growers Core Topic


Greenhouse Production Nursery Production Landscape Management Turf Management Tree Fruit Production Vegetable and Small Fruit Production Hydroponic Production Specialty Cut Flower Production Grape Production Hops Production

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