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Low cost plant and soil health measurements using PhotosynQ

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at 2:00 pm EST

This broadcast will be about how extension agents can collaboratively collect, share, and analyze plant and soil health data from around the world using the open source PhotosynQ platform (www.photosynq.org). PhotosynQ is a platform for measuring plant and soil health...

Sustainable Roses Series: Integrated Pest Management of the Rose

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 11:00 am EST

Everyone knows that rose gardening can be very challenging in Florida due to climate, insect pressures and disease incidence. This webinar is designed to introduce extension agents, master gardeners and advanced home gardeners to IPM techniques that will make rose...

All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Series: Where Have All the Honey Bees Gone? Hope for the Future.

Friday, November 7, 2014 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by John Skinner, Sallie Lee

Why do we have fewer honeybees these days? What caused the decline? What can we do to help? These questions and more will be answered in this webinar presented by Dr. John Skinner, a Professor in the Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology at the University of...

All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Series: Alien Invasions, Zombies Under Foot, and Billions of Decapitated Fire Ants

Friday, October 3, 2014 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Sanford Porter, Nelson D. Wynn

Tune in to October's All Bugs Good and Bad webinar: Alien Invasions, Zombies Under Foot, and Billions of Decapitated Fire Ants on Friday, October 3. Learn about the wild world of the Pseudacteon decapitating flies, natural enemies of imported fire ants. This webinar will be...

All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Series: Kudzu Bug Takes Over the Southeastern U.S./Brown Marmorated Stinkbug -- All Bad

Friday, September 5, 2014 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Michael Toews, Willie Datcher

Learn about two new invasive insects, the kudzu bug and the brown marmorated stinkbug, in this webinar presented by Dr. Michael Toews, Associate Professor of Entomology, University of Georgia, Tifton, GA; and Dr. Tracy Leskey, Research Entomologist, USDA ARS Appalachian Fruit...

Homeowners’ Preferences for Landscaping Practices: Are Floridians Willing to Pay More for Eco-Friendly Lawn Fertilizers?

Thursday, August 21, 2014 at 11:00 am EDT

While there are socio-economic benefits associated with green urban landscapes, improper landscaping (e.g., excessive fertilization) may result in adverse environmental consequences, such as chemicals runoff into water resources. A recent study conducted by one of the ...

Sustainable Roses Series: General Care

Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at 11:00 am EDT

This webinar is designed to give extension agents, master gardeners and advanced home gardeners an introduction to culture of roses in Florida. Topics to be covered include classification systems, site selection, nutrition management, proper irrigation and potential pests...

All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Series: Are Those Itsy Bitsy Spiders Good or Bad?

Friday, May 2, 2014 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Charles Pinkston

People list spiders as one of their greatest fears. Let's talk about the benefits that spiders provide and how we can harness their usefulness -- how they fit into IPM plans. If we can't learn to love them, can we at least learn to tolerate them? This webinar will be...

All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Series: If Flowers are Restaurants to Bees, Then What Are Bees to Flowers?

Friday, February 7, 2014 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by dani carroll, John Skinner

Learn how bees help flowers and therefore help feed the world. Find out what you can do to help encourage these valuable pollinators. This webinar will be presented by Dr. John Skinner, a Professor in the Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology at the University of...

Growing Squash, Cucumbers and Pumpkins with IPM for Home Gardeners

Friday, August 2, 2013 at 12:30 pm EDT

North Central extension specialists presented this event on Friday August 2, 2013 11:30AM-1:00 PM CENTRAL TIME. It was a 90-minute webinar on plant selection and integrated pest management of winter and summer squash, cucumbers and pumpkins. Dr. Rhoda Burrows, Extension...

Gardening for Pollinators

Thursday, June 6, 2013 at 1:00 pm EDT

Join us to learn why pollinators are important, who they are, and some basic ways you can support them in your garden-- all in time to be prepared for the upcoming National Pollinator Week, (June 17 -23, 2013)! This Webinar is presented by Denise Ellsworth, Program...

Gardening with Effective Arthritis Management

Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at 3:00 pm EDT

Presented by Amber Wolfe and Stephen Swain. The goal of this webinar is to provide an overview of the tasks related to gardening and to show the relationship between arthritis pain management and maintaining a productive garden. Topics include arthritis limitations and...

Exciting New Research in Horticulture

Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Todd Hurt

Join us as Dr. Chappell shares the latest cool research in horticulture. He will present some amazing new water saving technology for nursery production that may have application to landscapes. Dr. Chappell is also a pioneer in Internet technology and plans on sharing...

Growing Healthy Shade Trees with IPM

Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 12:30 pm EST - Presented by David Shetlar, Michelle Grabowski, Jeff Gillman

Selecting, managing and caring for trees, especially maple, oak and honeylocust in home landscapes was the focus of this 90 minute webinar. This webinar was developed into a Learning Module and is available online at: http://campus.extension.org/course/view.php?id=783....

Adapting Greenhouses to Meet ADA Guidelines

Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 11:00 am EST - Presented by Dee Jepsen

Objective of Presentation: The American Disabilities Act (ADA) was updated in September 2010. The OSU Ag Safety staff have used this information to help greenhouse employers abide by these guidelines. It is important that newly constructed greenhouses, if public places of...