Mar 4, 2019
Free PGR Webinar Available On Demand

You can now access GPN’s free, one-hour webinar on “Advanced Techniques for Applying Plant Growth Regulators.”

The presenter is industry consultant Roger Styer of Styer’s Horticultural Consulting, Inc.

An industry veteran, Styer has provided technical services for the ornamental industry, both domestically and internationally, and has worked with companies throughout North America and in Asia, Central and South America, and Europe.

Last October, he presented a webinar on “Identifying and Controlling the Top 5 Insect Pests in Ornamentals.” You can access that webinar for free on the GPN website at

Most growers know how to use plant growth regulators fairly well to control growth of the various flowering crops they grow each year. However, things change. Every year varieties change, spacing requirements change, more crops are being grown during spring in larger containers and labor is becoming harder to find and more expensive.

During the webinar, some of the topics that Roger covers include:

  • Knowing how to use drenches on combination liners before potting;
  • Using branching agents to cut down on trimming and fill out containers quicker;
  • Controlling growth on poinsettias without overdosing bracts; and
  • Figuring out vigor differences between varieties are every grower’s challenges.

Styer also will outline some advanced techniques for meeting these challenges and allow growers to do more to produce quality plants consistently.

You can access the webinar by clicking here.

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