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Purdue Extension Fruit Management Webinar Series 2021

March 2, 2021
Fruit mgmt

MARCH 9, 2021
1:00 - 2:00 PM EST
Crop Load After Crop Loss
Dr. Peter Hirst, Purdue University
Management of crop load of
apple can be tricky at the best of
times. The year following crop loss
introduces another variable that will
be discussed in this session.
2:00 - 2:05 PM EST
Sponsor Break
2:05 - 3:05 PM EST
Plant Disease – Apple
Disease Management
Dr. Janna Beckerman,
Purdue University
This session will discuss the spray
regimens of different growers, and
use the new apple guide to improve
managing the multiple pathogens
they face. This section is hands on
and only with a few images to clarify
which diseases we are talking about.

 

MARCH 16, 2021 PARP
1:00 - 2:00 PM EST
Insect Management Updates:
Periodical Cicadas and
Spotted Lanternfly / PARP
Dr. Elizabeth Long, Purdue University
Elizabeth Long will provide an
overview of the biology and
management of periodical cicadas
that will emerge in 2021 and an
update on the status of the spotted
lanternfly (not yet detected in
Indiana).
2:00 - 2:05 PM EST
Sponsor Break
2:05 - 3:05 PM EST
Weed Science Updates / PARP
Dr. Stephen Meyers, Purdue University
Stephen Meyers will provide tips
for developing integrated weed
management strategies and provide
updates to consider for 2021. Bring
your weed questions and let’s
discuss what works

 

MARCH 23, 2021
1:00 - 2:00 PM EST
Alternative Strawberry
Production Systems,
Where It Fits in Indiana?
Dr. Wenjing Guan, Purdue University
This presentation will discuss
alternative strawberry production
systems and their potential use in
Indiana.
2:00 - 2:05 PM EST
Sponsor Break
2:05 - 3:05 PM EST
Strawberry Disease
Management
Dr. Janna Beckerman,
Purdue University
Janna Beckerman will work through
different spray regimens using
the new guide and a modified
strawberry guide to improve
managing the multiple pathogens
strawberry growers face. This section
is hands on and only with a few
images to clarify which diseases we
are talking about.

 

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