Announcements

Job offersmore »





Tweeting Growers

Top 5 - yesterday

  • No news has been published yesterday.

Top 5 - last week

Top 5 - last month

Exchange ratesmore »




April 25, Fort Dodge, April 26, Ottumwa & May 2, Dubuque

US (IA): High tunnel vegetable production workshops

Three workshops will be held to help extension staff, county horticulturists, local food coordinators, industry representatives, and growers learn to manage common challenges in high tunnels while also discussing new advances in high tunnel production. Topics to be covered include soil management, tomato grafting, insect management and environmental control. A visit to a working high tunnel is also part of the workshop.

The workshops will be offered in three locations:
  1. April 25 at the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Webster County office in Fort Dodge
  2. April 26 at the ISU Extension and Outreach Wappelo County office in Ottumwa
  3. May 2 at the ISU Extension and Outreach Dubuque County office in Dubuque.
Ajay Nair, assistant professor of horticulture and extension vegetable production specialist will lead the workshops along with Joe Hannan, commercial horticulture specialist with ISU Extension and Outreach; Donald Lewis, professor and extension entomologist; and Kristine Neu, graduate assistant in horticulture.

Sign-in begins at 8 a.m. on the day of the workshop with classes running from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. There is no cost for the workshop but registration is required as space is limited.

Click here for more information and registration.

Publication date: 4/5/2017

 


 

Other news in this sector:

6/23/2017 Dutch growers take advantage of new dehumidification techniques
6/22/2017 The beginnerís guide to hydroponic tomatoes
6/22/2017 Conviron announces ASPB Conviron Scholars Program
6/21/2017 Ireland: Minister urges farmers to prioritise farm safety
6/21/2017 Response of baby spinach to photoselective nettings
6/19/2017 Malta Aquaponics hub looking for hydroponic expertise
6/19/2017 Why you should use a ground cover
6/16/2017 Next Generation Growing pepper trial results now available
6/15/2017 Chinese scientists to grow potatoes on the moon
6/15/2017 NL: "Higher production and better quality begins with balance"
6/14/2017 Flower manipulation techniques to bring mango season forward
6/13/2017 US (MI): Growing containerized raspberries under high tunnels
6/8/2017 Hydroponic food produce tackles rising concerns over food safety issues
6/7/2017 "Horticulture will reinvent itself"
6/7/2017 Maximize your plantsí growth with supplemental CO2
6/5/2017 Maintaining proper oxygen levels in a hydroponic production system
6/1/2017 "Morocco's horticulture needs to be more productive and more sustainable"
6/1/2017 Dutch share mushroom knowledge in online course
6/1/2017 Maximize your plantsí growth with supplemental CO2
5/31/2017 Tomato leaf distortion: Unintended herbicide drift