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Pot-in-Pot Management


June 21, 2005

Location: University of Kentucky Research and Education Center, Princeton

$25 per person

Contact: Dava Hayden, Extension Associate - Nursery Crops

Phone: (270)365-7541 x 279 or email:


8:00 am Registration


8:30 9:45 Pot-N-Pot Cultural Considerations, Dr. John Ruter, Professor Nursery Crops University of Georgia, Department of Horticulture


Over-wintering costs, irrigation, drainage, bulging, weed control, plant growth, landscape establishment, heat tolerance, cyclic irrigation, irrigation volume, type of fertilizer, rate of fertilizer application, bag-in-ground and bag-in-pot production


9:45 10:00 Break


10:00 11:00 Addressing the Rooting-Out Problem, Dr. John Ruter


Copper, bio-barrier, fabrics, Texel bags, herbicides, moat pots, pot-in-ground, and air root pruning.


11:00 11:30 Monitoring Nutrients, Dava Hayden


11:30 12:30 Lunch


12:30 1:00 Pest Scouting Guidelines, Dava Hayden


How to keep records of pest activity and action thresholds for key pest


1:00 3:00 Insects; Identifying, Monitoring, and Controlling, Dr. Daniel Potter, Professor of Entomology, University of Kentucky


Mites, Japanese beetles, flat-headed apple tree borers, leafhoppers, calico scale, emerald ash borers, maple tip borers


3:00 Sign up for Pesticide CEU: 2 specific hours, category 3, 10, 12, 18, 19, and 20



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