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Indiana Flower Growers Association Conference

Lori Jolly-Brown



Wed

17

Oct

8:00 am - 4:30 pm ET
Purdue Daniel Turf Center
1340 Cherry LN
West Lafayette, IN 47906

2018

About

The Indiana Flower Growers Association annual conference is set for October 17th at the Purdue University Daniel Center, 1340 Cherry Lane, West Lafayette, IN. Our program planning is in progress. We will have a few new things to offer this year on our agenda.  I am also happy to inform everyone that the conference is now free to all members & this includes the IFGA conference program and growers directory. If you would like to become a member or register for the conference, please email Lori at ljollybr@purdue.edu for forms. We hope you will join us!

IFGA Agenda
October 17, 2018
Daniel Turf Center

1340 Cherry LN
West Lafayette, IN 47906

 

8:00 to 8:30 AM          Registration

8:30 to 8:45 AM          Krishna Nemali-Purdue University
                                        Welcome

8:45 to 9:45 AM           Ranjeeta Adhikari- Purdue University
Workshop:
Plant nitrogen content
measurement using camera

9:45 to 10:15 AM         Laura Ingwell- Purdue University CCH credit
                                         Biological control of pests

10:15 to 10:30 AM       Break

10:30 to 11:15 AM       Joe Becovitz- Office of the State Chemist CCH credit
 What’s new in pesticide regulation?
 WPS
 Complaint case studies

11:15 to noon              Ethan Suding -Krueger Maddux
Automated irrigation using moisture sensors
in Chrysanthemum production

Noon to 1:00 PM         Lunch (Jeopardy game)

1:00 to 2:00 PM           Bob Froelich- Bayer CCH credit
Insect control with beneficials and pollinators around
What can Bayer offer = Altus, Kontos
Fungicide update
Greenhouse weed control strategies

2:00 to 2:30 PM          Karen Mitchell- Purdue University PARP credit
 Bee Aware: The role of drift watch

2:30 to 2:45 PM          PARP credit sign in
                                         $10 charge for PARP- cash or check only please

2:45 to 3:00 PM          Break

3:00 to 3:30 PM          Awards program

3:30 to 3:45 PM          Bev Galema- Galema’s Greenhouse
                                       Business report

3:45 to 4:00 PM          Closing remarks

4:00 PM                         Adjourn


Upcoming Events

Sat

20

Oct

Soil Judging CDE

08:00 AM

Sat

20

Oct

State Soils CDE

08:00 AM

Sat

20

Oct

Learn-To-Burn: Grassland Management Workshop

Clinton

09:00 AM

Sat

20

Oct

82nd IBEP Bull Sale

Springville

02:00 PM

Tue

30

Oct

Communicating Your Message - A Workshop for Wildlife Professionals

Danville

09:00 AM