MIDLAND HILLS PESTICIDE RECERTIFICATION
Whats New in Plant Growth Regulators, and Whether You Can Combine them with Pesticides/Fungicides (2-26-19)
NORTH DAKOTA NURSERY, GREENHOUSE AND LANDSCAPE ASSOCIATION:
Growth Retardants in Ornamental Crop Production (1-29-19)
Reducing Inputs in Ornamental Crop Production (1-29-19).
OLMSTEAD COUNTY MASTER GARDENERS:
Growing Plants in a Hotter, Drier World (Erwin, 11-13-2018)
Growing Vegetables Successfully in Minnesota Gardens with Climate Change (Erwin, 11-13-2018).
FLORICULTURE RESEARCH ALLIANCE MEETING:
Ray Cloyd (Kansas State University): Up-Date on Thrips and Mealybug Management.
Neil Anderson (Univ. of Minnesota): Innovations in floriculture breeding
Paul Fisher (Univ. of Florida): Labor, automation, and transplanting cuttings. Visualizing growing media properties
Erik Runkle (Michigan State Univ.): Innovations in LED lighting
Roberto Lopez (Michigan State Univ.): Lighting and plug production; Florel, Alkalinity and efficacy.
Seth Wannemuehler (Univ. of Minnesota): Utilizing auctions for price point determination. Marketing tactics to increase Millennial floral purchase.
Jennifer Boldt/James Altland (USDA-ARS): New ARS/USDA directions in greenhouse research
Jim Faust (Clemson Univ.): Calcium, Botrytis management, Photoperiod perception
John Erwin (Univ. of Minnesota): Saving your roots! TC Plant growth and survival. Bedding Plant Root Respiration. Optimizing leafy green photosynthesis. PGR Update.
Vera Krisheck (University of Minnesota): Neonics and Pollinators
John Erwin Handouts from Cultivate '18:
Secrets of Success with Edible Greenhouse Crops (Talk #1, July 14, 2018).
Direct Sticking: A technique to reduce labor costs and production time (Talk #2, July 15, 2018).
Direct stick budget calculator (developed by Paul Fisher, University of Florida).
John Erwin Handouts from 'Utah Green' Presentations (January, 2018)
Plant growth regulators for bedding plant production (Erwin, Utah Green Talk #1, 2018).
Secrets of success with potted edible greenhouse crops (Erwin, Utah Green Talk #2, 2018).
John Erwin Handouts from 'MFVGA' Presentations (January, 2018)
Successful vegetable seed germination and growth (Erwin, MVFGA Talk #1, 2018)
Early seedling management (Erwin, MVFGA Talk #2, 2018).
Vera Krishek Handouts from Presentations (October, 2018)
GH/Nursery production, IPM for thrips (Krischik, 2017)