Registration is open for the annual Greenhouse Management Workshop at the College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) at Ohio State University, to be held virtually from 26 to January 28, 2022.
The workshop will focus on integrated insect and disease management, with speakers being experts from CFAES, US Department of Agriculture and Agricultural Research Service (USDA-ARS), and industry. Hours are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. EST on the three days of the program.
The $ 60 registration fee can be paid online at go.osu.edu/CD4p or by mail using the registration form available at go.osu.edu/CD4k. Registrants will receive Zoom links for the January 23, 2022 workshop.
Here are the topics and scheduled speakers.
January 26: Fundamentals
- “Controlled Environment Agriculture: An Overview,” Chieri Kubota, Professor of Controlled Environment Agriculture, CFAES Department of Horticulture and Crop Science
- “Perennial problems of annual plants: identification and management”, Francesca Hand, associate professor of ornamental pathology, CFAES Department of phytopathology
- “Important guidelines for developing a strong insect management program”, Luis Canas, associate professor, CFAES Department of Entomology
- “Best Practices for Effective and Efficient Pesticide Application”, Erdal Ozkan, Professor, CFAES Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering (FABE)
January 27: Integrated approaches
- “Humidity management”, Peter Ling, associate professor, CFAES FABE
- “New Spray Technologies for Growers and the Environment”, Heping Zhu, Agricultural Engineer, USDA-ARS
- “New advances in the management of dust mites in a controlled environment”, Canas
- “Ornamental viral diseases: overview, prevention and management”, Judit Monis, Global Director of Plant Pathology, Ball Horticultural Company
January 28: Diseases of the root zone
- “Identification and Biology of Root Rot Caused by Pythium and Other Diseases,” Anna Testen, Research Plant Pathologist, USDA-ARS
- Research Updates: Mad Root Disease, Chris Taylor, Associate Professor of Molecular Genetics and Nematology, and / or Cecilia Chagas, Graduate Research Assistant, both from CFAES Plant Pathology; hydroponics acid, Kubota; and surfactants, Josh Amrhein, research assistant, CFAES Phytopathology
- Demonstration and practical training: Francesca Rotondo, research associate, CFAES phytopathology; Amrhein; and Testen
For more information:
Ohio State University
Faculty of Food, Agriculture and Environmental Sciences