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​2023 Winter Cut Flower Webinar Series

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​2023 Winter Cut Flower Webinar Series

  • Tuesday, January 10, 2023, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Tuesday, January 17, 2023, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Tuesday, January 24, 2023, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Tuesday, January 31, 2023, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Tuesday, February 7, 2023, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Tuesday, February 14, 2023, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Registration required. For more information and to register, go to: https://caahp.ccext.net/civicrm/event/info?reset=1&id=166

If you need assistance with registration, please call 518-765-3518 or email cce-caahp@cornell.edu

Cost: 

  • For residents of the four counties of the Capital Area Agriculture and Horticulture Program (Albany, Rensselaer, Schenectady, Washington counties): $15 per session and $75 for all six sessions
  • For residents of all other areas: $20 per session and $100 for all six sessions

Session 1: 1/10/2023

1:00 PM Cutting out cut flower diseases*

Speaker: Margery Daughtrey, Plant Pathologist, Cornell University, School of Integrative Plant Science, Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology Section

2:00 PM Stump the professor (bring all your bulb questions!)

Speaker: Dr. Bill Miller, Professor in floriculture, Cornell University, School of Integrative Plant Science, Horticulture Section

Session 2: 1/17/2023

1:00 PM A beneficial strategy: Promoting biological control in cut flower production*

Speaker: Dr. Elizabeth Lamb, Ornamentals IPM Coordinator, NYS Integrated Pest Management

2:00 PM What are biopesticides, and should I be using them in my cut flowers?*

Speaker: Dr. Amara Dunn, Biocontrol Specialist, NYS Integrated Pest Management

Session 3: 1/24/2023

2:00 PM USDA-NRCS High Tunnel Initiative

Speaker: Dianna Stanton, District Conservationist, USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service

2:45 PM Choosing the right cut flowers for your farm

Speaker: Hannah Volpi, Farmer Florist – Founder, Owner, Operator of Foxi Flora

Session 4: 1/31/2023

1:00 PM Tarping and soil health

Speaker: Crystal Stewart-Courtens, Regional Vegetable Specialist, Eastern NY Commercial Horticulture Program, Cornell Cooperative Extension

2:00 PM Tunnels low to high: maximizing season extension for cut flowers on limited land

Speaker: Dr. Melanie Stock, Assistant Professor and Urban & Small Farms Extension Specialist, Utah State University, College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences

Session 5: 2/7/2023

1:00 PM Cut flowers: Pests love them too!*

Speaker: Daniel Gilrein, Entomologist and Associate Agricultural Program Director, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County

2:00 PM New cut flower varieties to grow

Speaker: Dave Dowling, Cut Flower Specialist, Ball ColorLink

Session 6: 2/14/2023

1:00 PM Ways to market and diversify your cut flower operations

Speaker: Lindsey Pashow, Agriculture Business Development and Marketing Specialist, Harvest NY, Cornell Cooperative Extension

2:00 PM Optimizing irrigation water quality in tunnels

Speaker: Dr. Jingjing Yin, Regional Commercial Horticulture Educator, Capital Area Agriculture and Horticulture Program, Cornell Cooperative Extension

* NYSDEC pesticide application credits will be provided for the following categories: 1A, 3A, 3C, 24 & 25.

Location

This event is online

Last updated January 3, 2023