Wednesday, January 23, 2013

17th Annual Greenhouse Growers' School - Feb 7th

The Missouri State Florists Association and University Extension announce the 17th Annual Greenhouse Growers’ School (Presented jointly with MLNA ‘Nuts and Bolts’ Event) on Thursday, February 7, 2013 to be held at Bradford Research and Extension Center, 4968 Rangeline Road,  Columbia, MO (From U.S. 63 travel east on Rt. WW to Rangeline and turn right).

  8:30   Registration/Coffee and donuts
  9:00   New ornamentals for 2013 - Kerry Meyer, Proven Winners
10:15   Break
10:30   Natives—Beyond beauty, plants that really work!  Bill Ruppert, National Nursery Products
11:30   Lunch (furnished) Various program updates will be presented during lunch.

Concurrent sessions in the afternoon—your choice of topics.
Room A (Greenhouse programming)
1:00     Greenhouse insect IPM, Dr. Steve Millet, Hummert International               
2:00     Capitalizing on the interest in grafted vegetables, James Quinn, MU Extension
3:00     Break                                                                       
3:15     Growing “my way” Harvey Zimmerman, Zimmerman Greenhouses                                                           
4:15     Downy mildew on impatiens, Dave Trinklein, MU Plant Sciences                                 

Room B (Nursery/Landscape programming)
1:00     New plants and services, Ben Cecil, Loma Vista Nursery
2:00     Rejuvenating soils after the summer of 2012, Mike Dobrovolsky, Soil Mender
3:00     Break – Visit with vendors
3:15     Plants that survived, thrived & died in 2012, Panel Discussion:  Vic Jost, Ben Cecil, Mike Rood, Kim Young
4:15     Pest control updates:  1.) Marengo herbicide; Andy Seckinger OHP; 2.) Emerald ash borer; to be announced

Registration is $25 per person (includes lunch and break items) payable at the door.  For additional information contact David Trinklein, State Floriculture Extension Specialist 573/882-9631.                                                      

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