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Commercial Horticulture Webinar Series

Commercial Horticulture Extension webinars provide quick updates to producers on various topics of interest. For questions or suggestions regarding the webinar series, please email Dr. Ayanava Majumdar, bugdoctor@auburn.edu.

Link to watch webinar live over the Internet using Zoom (may require a software download), click here.

If you are looking for all the past webinars (2016-present), then please click here for the archives.

2017 Webinars (9:00 to 9:30 a.m.)

Date Topic Presenters

January 30

Trap cropping for reducing squash insect pests

Commercial horticulture educational resources

Ayanava Majumdar

Michael Reeves

February 27

Nutsedge control

Cowpea curculio biology and management

Steve Li

Neil Kelly

March 27

Introduction to potting mixes in ornamentals

Proper planting of fruit trees

Jeremy Pickens

James Miles

April 24

Cold damage in early flowering peach

Auxin injury on vegetables and fruit trees

Dealing with drought in horticulture crops

Edgar Vinson

Steve Li

Chip East

May 22

Pierce's disease resistant grape selections


Gleaning/charitable donations

Elina Coneva


Kevin Burkett

June 26

Citrus greening detection in Alabama

Microirrigation in fruit crops

Caterpillar pests and moth exclusion tactics

Kassie Conner

Doug Chapman

Ayanava Majumdar

July 31

Ambrosia beetles in peach production

Vegetable insect pest and spider mite updates

Edgar Vinson

Ayanava Majumdar

August 28

Turf updates – armyworms, diseases etc.

New EPA certification and training regulations

Dave Han

Sonja Thomas

September 25

Irrigation updates for specialty crop producers

Anis Bouselmi

October 30

Produce Safety Rule coverage, exemptions, and highlights

Using lime in soilless media

Kristin Woods

Jeremy Pickens

November 27

Pumpkin production updates

Updates on educational resources for specialty crop producers

Joe Kemble

Mike Reeves