Season Extension Pest Management Webinar Series (Nov. 2010)

The Great Lakes Vegetable Working Group in partnership with the University of Illinois Extension and the Sustainable Ag Research and Education program are organizing a Season Extension Pest Management webinar series to begin November 1st.  The webinars are 1-2 hours long and intended for growers, educators, and NRCS staff.  Each webinar is listed below in detail with specific topics, speakers, and times.

There are registrations from 26 states (CA, CO, CT, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, MA, ME, MI MN, MO NE, NH, NJ, NU, OH, PA, SD, TN, VT, WA, WI, WV)  and four Provinces (British Columbia, Nova Scotia, Ontario, and Quebec).

Please note that webinars 1, 2, 3 will be held at 6:30-8:30 pm EST (5:30-7:30 pm CST) and that webinars 4 & 5 will be held at 1-2 pm EST (noon – 1 pm CST ).

Webinar 1 – Introduction to Pest Management for Season Extension [GLVWG]

Nov. 1, 2010  6:30-8:30 pm EST   (5:30-7:30 pm CST)

Final attendance – 192 people

Webinar 1 Recording Now Available (click here)

 

Topic Speaker Time
Overview of Season Extension Methods, pros and cons of getting into season extension: low tunnels, row covers, high tunnels, greenhouses, extended storage, and basic economics

Presentation handout

Bill LaMont – Penn State University 30
Basic pest management considerations of insects & mites in High Tunnels

Presentation handout

Judson Reid – Cornell University 30
Disease Occurrence and Management Basics for High Tunnels

Presentation handout 1

Presentation handout 2

Sanitation handout

Meg McGrath – Cornell University 30
Basic pest management considerations of weeds in High Tunnels

Presentation handout

Brad Bergefurd – Ohio State University 30

 

 

Webinar 2 – Pest Management of Tomatoes in High Tunnels [GLVWG]

Nov. 3, 2010  6:30-8:30 pm EST   (5:30-7:30 pm CST)

Final attendance – 197 people

Webinar 2 Recording Now Available (Click here)

 

Topic Speaker Time
Overview of tomato and other solanaceous crop production systems: multi-bay 3-season tunnels (ie haygrove), simple hoophouse, greenhouses, in-ground, containers, varieties, and economics

Presentation handout

Matt Kleinhenz – Ohio State University 40
Pest and mite management in High Tunnels, including cultural controls, pesticide use, biocontrols, and organic methods

Presentation handout

Shubin Saha – Purdue University 40
Disease management in High Tunnels, including cultural controls, pesticide use, grafting, and organic methods

Presentation handout

Sally Miller – Ohio State University 40

 

 

Webinar 3 – Pest Management in Winter Crops [GLVWG]

Nov. 8, 2010 6:30-8:30 pm EST   (5:30-7:30 pm CST)

Final attendance – 149 people

Webinar 3 Recording Now Available (Click here)

 

Topic Speaker Time
Overview of winter crops production systems: simple hoophouse, greenhouse, in-ground, in container, row covers, low tunnels, sanitation, plastic management, production sequence, economics, & crop selection

Presentation handout 1

Presentation handout 2

Presentation handout 3

Presentation handout (B/W)

Adam Montri – Michigan State University 50
Pest and mite management in High Tunnels, including cultural controls, pesticide use, biocontrols, and organic methods

Presentation handout

Presentation handout (B/W)

Judson Reid – Cornell University 25
Disease management in High Tunnels, including cultural controls, pesticide use, and organic methods

Presentation handout

Presentation handout (B/W)

Ann Hazelrigg – University of Vermont 25
Vegetable storage management

Presentation handout

Presentation handout (B/W)

Matt Kleinhenz – Ohio State University 20

 

 

Webinar 4 – Nutrition, Water, and Soil Management in High Tunnels [U of IL Extension]

Nov. 16, 2010    1-2 pm EST  ( noon-1 pm  CST)

Final attendance – 150 people

Webinar 4 Recording Now Available (Click here)

 

Topic Speaker Time
Management of nutrients, water, soil, and other production considerations in high tunnels

Presentation handout

Mike Orzolek – Penn State University 60

 

 

Webinar 5 – Interpreting NRCS High Tunnel Project Guidelines [U of IL Extension]

Nov. 18, 2010   1-2 pm EST  ( noon-1 pm  CST)

Final attendance – 125 people

Webinar 5 Recording Now Available (Click here)

 

Topic Speaker Time
Education of Extension staff, NRCS staff, and growers on guidelines pertaining to high tunnel production pilot project

Presentation handout 1

Presentation handout 2

Presentation handout 3

Presentation handout 4

Presentation handout 5

Presentation handout 6

Ruth Book, State Conservation Engineer, NRCS; Ivan Dozier, Assistant State Conservationist NRCS;

Brett Roberts, State Agronomist, NRCS

60

 

Host Sites Listed by State

 

State Host Site State Captain  or Contact
IL General contact ==>

none yet

Martha Smith – University of Illinois Extension
IN General contact ==>

Purdue North Central ==>

Porter County
Graduate Building
600 Vale Park Rd.
Valparaiso, IN 46383

Kosciusko County ==>
Munson Building Meeting Room
216 N Lake Street
Warsaw, IN 46580
Telephone: 574-372-2340

Liz Maynard –  Purdue University

Liz Maynard –  Purdue University

 

 

 

 

Kelly Heckaman – Purdue University

MI General contact ==>

Greening Michigan Institute ==>
Barry County MSU Extension
206 W. Court Street
Hastings, MI 49058
tel: (269) 945-1388
fax: (269) 948-3323
www.msue.msu.edu/barry
Oakland County ==>
1200 N. Telegraph Rd.

Bldg. # 26 East
Pontiac, MI 48341
Ph: 248-858-0900
Fax: 248-858-1477

Macomb County ==>
21885 Dunham Rd. Suite 12
Clinton Twp. MI 48036
586-469-6440
FAX: 586-469-6948
Genesee County ==>
4215 W. Pasadena Ave

Flint, MI 48504
Phone: 810-244-8530

Fax: 810-732-1400

Nov. 1, 8, 16, 18  ==>

Alcona EMS Center

2600 E. M-72

Harrisville, MI 48740
November 3 ==>

Alcona County Building (lower level)

106 N. Fifth St.

Harrisville, MI 48740

Jackson County Extension ==>

1715 Lansing Ave
Jackson MI 49203

Hannah Stevens – MSU Extension

Ginger Hentz – MSU Extension

 

 

 

 

Carol Lenchek – MSU Extension

 

 

 

Hannah Stevens – MSU Extension

 

 

 

Terry McLean – MSU Extension

 

 

Janet Reins– Alcona Conservation District

 

 

Janet Reins– Alcona Conservation District

 

 

Phillip Tocco – MSU Extension

MN General contact ==>

none yet

Terry Nenniman – University of Minnesota
NY LI at the Suffolk Co Extension Office ==>
423 Griffing Ave.,
Riverhead, NY 11901-3086
Phone: 631-727-7850
Fax: 631-727-7130
Meg McGrath – Cornell University
OH General contact ==>

none yet

Jim Jasinski – OSU Extension
Ontario, CAN General contact ==>

Nov. 1, 3, 8 (6:30 pm)

RDC Pioneer Theatre

Ridgetown Campus – University of Guelph

120 Main St. E.

Ridgetown, Ontario

Nov. 16 (1:00 pm)

Agronomy 127,

Ridgetown Campus – University of Guelph

120 Main St. E.

Ridgetown, Ontario

Kemptville OMAFRA Location MAP ==>

59 Ministry Rd,

Kemptville, ON K0G 1J0

Janice LeBoeuf – OMAFRA

Janice LeBoeuf – OMAFRA

 

 

 

 

 

Janice LeBoeuf – OMAFRA

PA General contact ==>

none yet

Elsa Sanchez – Penn State University
VT General contact ==>

none yet

TBA
WI General Contact==>

Can seat 48 registrants==>

Webinars 1, 2 and 3

Dates: November 1st , 3rd , and 8th

Time: 5:30-7:30 pm CST

Location: Room 331 Ag. Sci.

 

Webinars 4 and 5

Dates: November 16th and 18th

Time: Noon-1 pm CST

Location: Room 328 Ag. Sci.

AJ Bussan – U of Wisconsin

Loretta Ortiz-Ribbing – U of WI at River Falls

 


Contact Us

For more information about joining the Great Lakes Vegetable Working Group, please contact Brad Bergefurd, Ohio State University Extension, IPM Program.

E-mail - bergefurd.1@osu.edu