Greenhouse Workshop Announced

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The Foothills Greenhouse Production Workshop 2016 will take place on Tuesday, March 8 at the Caldwell County Public Library in Lenoir. Join us for a great day of education featuring researchers from NC State and local nurserymen. 3.5 hours of NC pesticide credits (categories L, N, D, and X) will be provided.


3:30 –4:00 p.m.    Registration

4:00 –5:00 p.m.    Plant Detective – Diagnosis of Problem Plant Samples – Dr. Sara Villani, Dr. Brian Whipker, Dr. Steve Frank, NCSU

5:00 – 5:30 p.m.   Revising Your Phosphorus Fertilizer Strategy – Josh Henry, NCSU

5:30 – 6:00 p.m.   Catered dinner

6:00 – 6:45 p.m.   New Products for the Greenhouse Industry – Blake Edwards, Southern Agricultural Insecticides, Inc. and Amanda Taylor, NCSU

6:45 – 7:00 p.m.   Break

7:00-7:45 p.m.      Integrated Pest Management of Aphids and Thrips in the Greenhouse – Dr. Steve Frank, NCSU

7:45 – 8:30 p.m.   Starting Young Plants off Right: Spotting and Fixing Issues – Dr. Brian Whipker, NCSU

For more information on this program, please contact Amanda Taylor at 828-757-1290  or

Register for the 2016 Foothills Greenhouse Production Workshop.