Vegetable Transplant Production Workshop

Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Webster County Extension Office • 217 South 25th St. Suite C12 • Fort Dodge, IA

Topics for the day include:

  • Transplant growing medium
  • Insect management
  • Disease management
  • Watering and fertilization
  • Quality and quantity of light in vegetable transplant production
  • Hardening off transplants

The class will conclude with a visit to Mike Buske's farm to see his greenhouse where he grows transplants for his farm.

Speakers for the day are Dr. Ajay Nair, ISU Dept. of Horticulutre, Dr. Lina Rodriguez-Salamanca, ISU Plant Insect Diagnostic Clinic, Kristine Neu, ISU Dept. of Horticulture and Joe Hannan, ISU Extension and Outreach.

To register for the event, please contact Webster County Extension at (515) 576-2119 or email  Registration on or before February 15th is $30/person.  Registration after February 15th or at the door is $35/person.  Lunch is included.