Horticulture

 

 

8Th Annual Best Management Practices Workshop

Managing and Diagnosing Disease Problems

November 30 – Pennyrile Firefighters/Area 2 State Fire-Rescue Training Building, 2001 Highway 62 West, Princeton, Kentucky

Princeton, Kentucky

Registration Fee: $35 Pre-registration; $40 day-of-event

Chair and Moderator: Jeremy Griffith, Extension Associate Nursery Crops, 270.365.7541 x 279 ; e-mail, j.griffith@uky.edu

Program

8:15 am –Introduction

8:30 am -10:30 am – The 20 Questions of Plant Problem DiagnosticsJoe Boggs- District Horticulture Specialist, Ohio State University

 Break

10:45 am -12:00 pm- Over wintering Disease pathogens and the Problems They Can Cause. - Dr. John Hartman, UK Extension Professor for Plant Pathology

 Lunch

1:00 pm -2:00 pm – The Relationship of Disease pathogens and Soil Properties - Dr. A.J. Powell, UK Extension Professor for Plant and Soil Science - Turfgrass

 2:00 pm. -3:00 pm – Plant Compatibility in Landscape Beds and Disease Resistant Plant Selection. – Dr. Winston Dunwell, Extension Professor for Horticulture - Nursery Crops

 Break

3:15 pm – 4:15 pm –– How the Drought 0f 2007 will affect Disease Problems in the Landscape – , Paul Bachi, UKREC - UK Plant Pathology Diagnostician

Registration Fee: $35 Pre-registration; $40 day-of-event