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Grow your best crop ever! Cultural and technical information for greenhouse professionals.

Grow your best crop ever! Cultural and technical information for greenhouse professionals.

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United States

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Grow your best crop ever! Cultural and technical information for greenhouse professionals.

Language:

English


Episodes

Cost Savings in Plant Protection Products with Aaron Palmateer

11/13/2020
Tech On Demand: Cost Savings in Plant Protection Products with Aaron Palmateer In this episode of Tech On Demand brought to you by GrowerTalks, host Bill Calkins is joined by Aaron Palmateer, Senior Technical Representative with Bayer Ornamentals, to talk about the economic side of things – moving beyond “sticker shock” and understanding how plant protection products can actually save you money. Aaron begins by jumping right into the topic with an overview of how growers really do save...

Duration:00:24:59

Building a Pest & Disease Management Program with Aaron Palmateer

10/30/2020
In this episode of Tech On Demand brought to you by GrowerTalks, host Bill Calkins is joined by Aaron Palmateer, Senior Technical Representative with Bayer Ornamentals, to discuss the ins and outs of putting together a comprehensive pest and disease management program for your greenhouse. The episode kicks off with an explanation of integrated pest management for pest and diseases before moving into the key components for a solid program. Once the basics are covered, Aaron shares specific...

Duration:00:24:56

Root, Stem and Crown Rot Diseases with Aaron Palmateer

9/4/2020
Tech On Demand: Root, Stem and Crown Rot Diseases with Aaron Palmateer In this episode of Tech On Demand brought to you by GrowerTalks, host Bill Calkins is joined by Aaron Palmateer, Senior Technical Representative with Bayer Ornamentals, to talk about root, stem and crown rot diseases. Because some of the diseases discussed occur below the soil and out of sight, detection is extremely critical to avoid devastating effects to the crop. The earlier symptoms are detected the better - that’s...

Duration:00:23:53

Foliar Diseases of Ornamental Plants with Aaron Palmateer

8/28/2020
Tech On Demand: Foliar Diseases of Ornamental Plants In this episode of Tech On Demand brought to you by GrowerTalks, host Bill Calkins is joined by Aaron Palmateer, Senior Technical Representative with Bayer Ornamentals, to talk about foliar disease on greenhouse crops. Leaf spot disease management must be a top priority for all greenhouse professionals and Aaron explains why, as well as comparing the importance of yield to farmers with quality for greenhouse growers. After setting the...

Duration:00:38:22

At Risk Crops - Cabbage & Kale

8/17/2020
Tech On Demand: At Risk Crops – Cabbage & Kale Our miniseries on At Risk Crops continues with Cabbage & Kale – two very common fall crops. To look at the inherent risks with these key seasonal crops, we’re joined by Dr. Todd Cavins, a technical manager with Ball Horticultural Company. The discussion covers bacterial leaf spot, or black rot. Dr. Cavins shares information about these potential challenges, as well as proven strategies for control. Resources: Slides for this presentation:...

Duration:00:15:37

At Risk Crops - Peppers

8/12/2020
Tech On Demand: At Risk Crops - Peppers Our miniseries on At Risk Crops continues with Peppers – ornamental and edible. To look at the inherent risks with this key seasonal crop, we’re joined by Dr. Todd Cavins, a technical manager with Ball Horticultural Company. The discussion covers bacterial leaf spot and tospoviruses. Dr. Cavins shares information about these potential challenges, as well as proven strategies for control. Resources: Slides for this presentation:...

Duration:00:15:31

At Risk Crops - Zinnia

7/27/2020
Tech On Demand: At Risk Crops – Zinnia Our miniseries on At Risk Crops continues with Zinnia. To look at the inherent risks with this key crop, we’re joined by Dr. Will Healy, senior technical manager for Ball Horticultural Company. Bacterial leaf spot, fungal leaf spot and powdery mildew are the topics at hand and Dr. Healy shares how to identify these diseases and also best strategies for control. Producing a clean, healthy zinnia crop is the ultimate goal. Resources: Slides for...

Duration:00:13:10

At Risk Crops - Garden Mums

7/27/2020
Tech On Demand: At Risk Crops – Garden Mums Our miniseries on At Risk Crops continues with Garden Mums. To look at the inherent risks with this key seasonal crop, we’re joined by Dr. Will Healy, senior technical manager for Ball Horticultural Company. The discussion centers on one major disease concern, Chrysanthemum White Rust. Dr. Healy shares information about this disease, as well as proven strategies for control. Fusarium on chrysanthemums is also covered in...

Duration:00:17:09

At Risk Crops - Overview

7/27/2020
Tech On Demand: At Risk Crops - Overview This episode kicks off a miniseries on At Risk Crops. For a high-level overview of this topic, we’re joined by Dr. Will Healy, senior technical manager for Ball Horticultural Company. To start off our look at At Risk Crops, Dr. Healy digs into ways to manage the Disease Triangle – Pathogen, Host and Environment – and overall strategies to use when producing crops with inherent challenges. Continuous management of the disease triangle, throughout...

Duration:00:04:26

Holding & Delaying Greenhouse Crops

7/20/2020
Tech On Demand: Holding & Delaying Greenhouse Crops Although this season is an anomaly, the first time North America has experienced pandemic-related quarantines and sheltering, holding crops due to market challenges like weather impact growers more often than not. Today, we catch up with three experts covering a wide range of greenhouse crops from a technical and cultural perspective to learn strategies greenhouse professionals can use when product can’t be shipped on time. What crops...

Duration:00:45:13

Greenhouse Sanitation

7/14/2020
Tech On Demand: Greenhouse Sanitation Our Tech On Demand topic du jour is Greenhouse Sanitation. This time, we’re joined by Dr. Todd Cavins. Todd’s one of the technical services experts at Ball Seed and has been helping professional growers solve greenhouse production challenges for more than ten years in the field and before that was a professor at Oklahoma State University. You may have seen the hashtag #startcleanstayclean in hort posts recently. We all know it’s true. But does your...

Duration:00:30:00

Poinsettia Disease Control with Aaron Palmateer

7/13/2020
Tech On Demand: Poinsettia Disease Control In this episode of Tech On Demand brought to you by GrowerTalks, host Bill Calkins is joined by Aaron Palmateer, Senior Technical Representative with Bayer Ornamentals, to talk about managing disease on poinsettias. When it comes to disease identification and management, Aaron’s a pro – with a background in plant pathology. He looks into his crystal ball and talks about diseases growers can expect on poinsettia crops this season, regionally and...

Duration:00:28:25

Poinsettia Insect Control with Aaron Palmateer

7/10/2020
Tech On Demand: Poinsettia Insect Control In this episode of Tech On Demand brought to you by GrowerTalks, host Bill Calkins is joined by Aaron Palmateer, Senior Technical Representative with Bayer Ornamentals, to talk about managing insects on poinsettias. The discussion centers on insect challenges greenhouse professional face when producing poinsettias. Aaron takes listeners on an action-oriented journey from starting strong in the early stages of propagation through to finishing this...

Duration:00:40:14