2021 University of Hawaii Floriculture and Nursery Webinar Series

Co-hosted by: Russell Galanti, Hannah Lutgen, Dr. James Keach, Dr. Joanna Bloese –
Dept. of Tropical Plant and Soil Science, CTAHR, UH Manoa –
Dept. of Plant and Environmental Protection Sciences, CTAHR, UH Manoa –


June 8, 2021, 2:00 – 3:30 pm – Economics/Record Keeping: Introduction to recordkeeping and a cost estimator for potted ornamentals. Dr. Stuart Nakamoto (Dept. of Human Nutrition, Food and Animal Sciences) will discuss farm record keeping. Record Keeping is essential to understand how your business is running. Stuart will discuss the importance of record keeping and introduce several record keeping practices, as well as record keeping excel software that will be available for free to webinar attendees.
Registration link (by June 1, 2021): https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2021-floriculture-and-nursery-seminar-series-economicrecord-keeping-tickets-154297980413\

June 15, 2021, 2:00-3:30 pm – Economics/Recordkeeping continued: Introduction to recordkeeping and a cost estimator for cut ornamentals. Dr. Stuart Nakamoto continues his discussion on economics and recordkeeping and introduces the cost estimator for ornamentals.
Registration link (by June 7, 2021): https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2021-floriculture-and-nursery-seminar-series-economicrecord-keeping-2-tickets-156029936741

July 6, 2021, 2:00 – 3:30 pm – Sanitation and Cultural Practices. Extension agents Russell Galanti, Hannah Lutgen, James Keach, and Extension Specialist Joanna Bloese will discuss greenhouse and nursery sanitation for cultural control of plant pathogens. Sanitation is the first line of defense against pathogen introduction and every physical part of a growing operation should be considered when understanding good sanitation.
Registration link (by July 1, 2021): https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2021-floriculture-and-nursery-seminar-series-sanitationcultural-practices-tickets-154299260241

August 10, 2021, 2:00 – 3:30 pm – Tissue Culture Basics. Dr. Maureen Fitch and Hawaii Agricultural Research Center’s tissue culture lab will discuss the fundamentals of tissue culture. The basic science behind tissue culture will be reviewed, as well as the state of tissue culture in Hawaii, the future possibilities, and addressing tissue culture from a practical economic standpoint.
Registration link (by August 1, 2021): https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2021-floriculture-and-nursery-seminar-series-tissue-culture-basics-tickets-154299930245

Look forward to the second half of the webinar series in 2022
January 2022- Soil and Nutrition Management
February 2022- Pest and Disease Identification
March 2022- Monitoring for Pests and Diseases

DOWNLOAD the 2021–>22 Floriculture Webinars Flyer

Questions or for additional info, please contact:
Russell Galanti (rgalanti@hawaii.edu).

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