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Education is the Heart of Cultivate'21 ... AmericanHort offers 100+ educational sessions to provide you with industry best practices, fresh ideas, creative solutions. Cultivate'21 is a great opportunity to enhance your business and your career!
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Speaker: Michael Brownbridge, Biological Program Manager at BioWorks, Inc.
Session: Help Your Plants Weather the Weather - Improving Plant Stress Tolerance in Container-Nursery Production/ Sat, July 10 • 10:30-11:30 AM
Michael Brownbridge Biological Program Manager at BioWorks, Inc. Dr. Michael Brownbridge is the Biological Program Manager, at BioWorks Inc. He has over 30 years of industry experience in production systems and biological control...
Speaker: Juang Chong, Professor at Clemson University
Clemson University (Horticulture)
Two Sessions: Good Things Come in Threes - Insecticide Resistance Management for Nurseries ... Managing Mealybugs Without a Blowtorch
Juang Chong Professor at Clemson University Juang Horng “JC” Chong is a Professor and Extension Specialist of turf and ornamentals entomology at Clemson University. JC received his BS in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology...
Speaker: Art Parkerson, Owner & CEO at Lancaster Farms
Session: Nursery Swap Shop .... Monday, July 12 • 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Lancaster Farms ... Quality is a Matter of Choice Lancaster Farms is a wholesale container plant nursery serving the Mid-Atlantic and New England regions. Founded in 1969 and based in Suffolk, VA, we have committed ourselves to growing and...
Speaker: Dr. Brian E. Jackson, Associate Professor & Director at North Carolina State
NC State University
Session: Don't Let the Bark Bite: Proper Handling, Storage, and Utilization of Bark Substrates .... Sunday, July 11 • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Brian Jackson Associate Professor at North Carolina State University Dr. Brian E. Jackson is an Associate Professor and Director of the Horticultural Substrates Laboratory at NC State University. Brian has studied and researched horticultural...
Speaker: Dr. Amy Fulcher, Extension Specialist & Associate Professor at University of Tennessee
University of Tennessee (Plant Sciences)
Session: In Deep Water - Making Sense of New Nursery Irrigation Technology and Strategies ..... Sunday, July 11 • 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Amy Fulcher Extension Specialist and Associate Professor for Sustainable Ornamental Plant Production and Landscape Management at University of Tennessee - Knoxville Dr. Fulcher is an Extension Specialist and Associate Professor for...
Speaker: Darby McGrath, Senior Research Scientist, Environmental Horticulture at Vineland Research & Innovation
Vineland Research & Innovation
Two Sessions: Effectively Using Air Pruning Systems in Propagation and Nursery Production .... Field Nursery Soil Health – New Research
McGrath, Darby Senior Research Scientist, Environmental Horticulture at Vineland Research & Innovation Centre Building sustainable landscapes The establishment and survival of plants and trees to improve environmental performance, counter...