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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 to present), then please click here for the archives.

2018 Webinars (9:00 to 9:30 a.m.)

Date Topic Presenters

January 16

Dynamic model for chilling estimation for fruit crops

Fire blight resistant apple rootstocks trial in Alabama

Gary Gray

Elina Coneva

February 19

Update on citrus pathogens

Preparing turfgrass for the growing season

Kassie Conner

Dave Han

March 26

Irrigation updates

Fertigation

Conventional and organic insect control options in tomato and pepper production

Neil Kelly

Chip East

Ayanava Majumdar

April 30

TBD

New pumpkin varieties for Alabama

Conventional and organic insect control options in cucurbit production

Kevin Burkett

Joe Kemble

Ayanava Majumdar

May 21

Identification, epidemiology and management of bacterial spot on tomato and peppers

Pecan propogation

TBD

Ed Sikora

Doug Chapman

Bethany O'Rear

June 25

Vegetable insect pest monitoring project updates

Weed control updates in solanaceous crops (tomato, pepper)

Ayanava Majumdar

Steve Li

July 30

TBD

TBD

Jeremy Pickens

Edgar Vinson

August 27

Fall maintenance tips for turf grass

Yellowmargined leaf beetle and caterpillar management in cole crops

Produce Safety Rule Updates

Dave Han

Ayanava Majumdar

Kristin Woods

September 24

Weed management practices in cucurbits

TBD

Steve Li

Kassie Conner

October 29

Planting demo - update

TBD

Jeremy Pickens/James Miles

Brittney Goodrich

November 26

TBD

TBD

Review of Commercial Horticulture Educational Resources for Growers

Daniel Wells

David Held

Ayanava Majumdar