Auerfarm greenhousePractical Applications in Greenhouse Nutrient Management

Will be held on September 27, 2016 at the Jones Auditorium, Connecticut Agriculture Experiment Station, 123 Huntington Street, in New Haven CT.

This educational program will feature the following topics for greenhouse growers:

Crop Insurance options to manage farm risk, Joseph Bonelli, Associate Extension Educator, UConn Extension

How to Maintain, Calibrate and Clean your Fertilizer and Chemigation Injector, Lela Kelly, Dosatron International Lela will take you through why maintenance and calibration are so important, and show you how easy it can be.

Managing nutrient levels for container crops. Ryan Dickson, University of New Hampshire Trouble shooting up’s and down’s of pH and nutrient levels.

Selecting fertilizers: Step by Step, Rosa Raudales, University of Connecticut Practical case studies on how to choose the right fertilizer and the right dose for your crops.

Water and media testing, Rosa Raudales and Ryan Dickson Rosa and Ryan will discuss the principles of in-house testing and demonstrate how to do it correctly.

* 4.75 Pesticide Recertification Credits have been approved in categories PA, 3A

View program and form online at: http://ipm.uconn.edu/pa_greenhouse/ and look under ‘educational programs’.

$25.00 per person ____ (by check only)

Registration fee of $25 per person includes: handouts, refreshments, lunch.

 

For more information, contact:

Leanne Pundt, UConn Extension, 860-626-6855, leanne.pundt@uconn.edu

Rosa Raudales, UConn, 860-486-6043, rosa.raudales@uconn.edu

 

This Program is a cooperative effort of UConn Extension, the Connecticut Department of Agriculture, CAES and the Risk Management Agency/USDA

 

An Equal Opportunity Employer and Program Provider. If requested by a program participant at least two weeks in advance, every effort will be made to provide special accommodations.