Spring 2018 Bedding Plant Programs for Greenhouse Growers

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UConn Extension offers Bedding Plant Program for Greenhouse Growers

Get the latest information on nutrient, disease management and scouting from University experts and network with professionals and fellow growersThis educational program will feature the following topics of interest to those who produce spring crops in the greenhouse:


·         Review of Plant Nutrition Problems in 2017   

Rosa Raudales, Greenhouse Extension Specialist, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

·         Disease Management for Spring Crops

Dr. Yonghao Li, CT Agricultural Experiment Station, New Haven, CT

·         Tales from the Field 

Leanne Pundt, Extension Educator, UConn Extension, Torrington, CT

·         Bacterial Diseases

Joan Allen, Plant Diagnostic Lab, University of Connecticut

For your convenience, this program will be offered in two separate locations.

·         February 13st, this program will be offered from 9:30 to 2:30 at the Litchfield County Extension Center at 843 University Drive in Torrington, CT.

·         February 22, this program will be offered from 9:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the Tolland County Extension Office at 24 Hyde Avenue in Vernon, CT.


Pesticide recertification credits for attendees from CT and other New England states (4 credits). 

Handouts; lunch and beverages will be included in your registration fee of $25.00.

Please make checks payable to the University of Connecticut and send to Litchfield County Extension Center, 843 University Drive, Torrington, CT 06790.  No credit card payments accepted.

For more information contact Leanne Pundt, at 860.626.6855 or email: leanne.pundt@uconn.edu Click here to view program brochure and registration form.

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