Educational Webinars

Better Sensor Technologies for Today’s Modern Greenhouses

Three measurements to better balance
resources and efficiency in controlled environment agriculture.

In this educational webinar, learn about how you can enhance your CEA greenhouse with the latest and greatest in sensor technologies. Vaisala Application Engineer Justin Walsh leads the discussion and covers the following topics:

  • Measuring humidity, temperature and CO2 to efficiently and effectively balance resource use and crop growth
  • Applications that benefit from these measurements including safety
  • How these parameters are measured accurately
  • Technology behind the measurements
  • Selecting instruments with a focus on support, maintenance, stability and sustainability

Sponsored by: Vaisala

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Common Mistakes in Using Plant Growth Regulators and How to Avoid Them

Controlling growth of ornamentals with chemical growth regulators is a challenge for any grower. Knowing the vigor of the varieties grown, spacing requirements, hanging baskets over crops grown below in the greenhouse, time of year, and method of application all affect your growth control program. Roger will cover key mistakes growing plugs, liners, and finished plants that he sees in working with greenhouse growers around the country … and how you can avoid them.

Sponsored by: Fine

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Understanding the Principles of Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA)

Are you looking to get into CEA? Vegetable production in controlled environment greenhouses can meet market demand for local year-round produce. From simple to sophisticated, learn about the range of technologies used in CEA, which crops are most commonly grown, and the most common hydroponic growing systems. Presented by Neil Mattson, associate professor and greenhouse extension specialist at Cornell University. This webinar also will cover market trends and considerations when starting a new CEA operation.

Sponsored by: Nexus & Hort Americas

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Disease Management: Helping growers identify, correct and prevent common disease problems in ornamentals

Diseases caused by fungi, bacteria, or viruses can keep any grower awake at night. Not knowing what disease you may have on a particular crop may cause big losses before you know it. Roger C. Styer, Styer’s Horticultural Consulting, Inc. will cover the basic disease problems he finds around the country, how to tell what it is before you send in samples to a diagnostic lab, how to correct the disease problem, and how to prevent problems in the future. Knowing how moisture management and humidity can help or hurt your control program, which crops tend to be indicators of that disease, and what basic control methods can be applied will be outlined.

Sponsored by: Nufarm

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The Proper Use of Plant Growth Regulators

During this one-hour on-demand presentation, Roger Styer, Styer’s Horticultural Consulting, discusses the basics of commonly used growth regulators, how to apply them, and how to adjust for vigor of crops and weather conditions. He also shares examples of different successful growth control techniques, from plugs to poinsettias, to help growers control their crops.

Sponsored by: Dramm & NuFarm

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Insect Control Strategies for Greenhouse Growers

During this on-demand webinar, Raymond Cloyd from Kansas State University addresses innovative techniques that growers can use to identify and manage thrips in their greenhouses.

Sponsored by: BASF

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GPN recognizes 40 industry professionals under the age of 40 who are helping to determine the future of the horticulture industry. These individuals are today’s movers and shakers who are already setting the pace for tomorrow.
Erica Hernandez
Emma Lookabaugh
Melissa Maguire
Cole Mangum
Oz Marshall
Meagan Nace
Tiffany Nohl
Chris Plane
Mike Prol