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Speaker: Dr. Amy Fulcher, Extension Specialist & Associate Professor at University of Tennessee




Session Title: In Deep Water: Making Sense of New Nursery Irrigation Technology and Strategies

Sunday, July 11  2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Description:  This session will provide an update on the latest approaches to irrigating nursery crops and walk through the process of deciding when and how much to irrigate.  From DIY to more complex approaches, options for all budgets and nursery sizes will be discussed. 

Level: Intermediate         Type: Growing


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 Sustainable Ornamental Plant Production and Landscape Management in the Department of Plant Sciences. Amy is part of a multi-disciplinary team of faculty at UT and beyond conducting research on woody ornamentals. Amy's research focuses on sustainable nursery production, in particular plant water use and efficient irrigation technologies, integrated pest management, and use of pesticide application technology such as the intelligent spray system to improve spray application efficiency and reduce non target coverage.

University of Tennessee - Knoxville ... DEPARTMENT OF PLANT SCIENCES  
The UT Institute of Agiculture‘s areas of excellence— teaching, research, and Extension— continue UT’s legacy as a land-grant institution. In the Department of Plant Sciences, the work of Herbert College of Agriculture students, AgResearch scientists, Extension professionals, industry members, and the public combine to create a unique and collaborative experience for all.



Plant Sciences participates in world class faculty, staff, and student AgResearch. From creating crops with higher nutritional value to growing safer turfgrass athletic fields, we ensures every study has Real. Life. Solutions.

Address:     2431 Joe Johnson Dr. Knoxville, TN 37996
Email:        Contact:   Amy Fulcher
Phone:    (865) 974-7324   FAX:  (865) 974-1947


             




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