AFE to Host Production Webinar Series
The American Floral Endowment (AFE) is hosting new monthly webinars on production topics that directly impact growers.
AFE-funded research has been providing the industry with solutions to tough challenges for 60 years. To further communicate new results from university studies and other advancements on a broader scale, these monthly webinars are being offered free of charge, thanks to industry sponsorships.
These nationally recognized researchers, hosts and speakers will offer how-to advice based on AFE-funded and other research projects to help the industry navigate through these ever-changing growing challenges. The webinar topics are current and offer long-term opportunities for growers to focus on increased profit, greater sustainability, and improved labor efficiency.
Each session will also feature a live Q&A discussion where you can “Ask a Researcher.” This will allow the audience to get personalized advice and input from our academic experts.
All webinars take place on a Tuesday and are open to anyone. The webinar topics include:
- June 22 and 29
Optimizing LED Lighting for Flower Crops — Jim Faust, Clemson University and Erik Runkle, Michigan State University
- July 27
Making Sense of Artificial Intelligence in Floriculture — Dean Kopsell, University of Florida
- Sept. 14
Managing Impatiens Downy Mildew with Variety Selection and Production Practices —Margery Daughtrey, Cornell University
For a complete schedule of webinars, registration information or sponsorship opportunities, visit www.endowment.org/GrowPro.
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