The OSU Specialty Crops Team and Ohio Controlled Environment Agriculture Center are excited to offer a live virtual High Tunnel and Season Extension School in January and February 2021. The program will include six live sessions addressing questions raised by growers ranging in experience from beginner to advanced. Sessions are interactive, last one hour, and cover two key subjects each. Registration is free and you may sign-up for as many sessions as you wish. Please see the schedule below for the dates, session topics, panelists, and moderators. All sessions are virtual and will be from 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. ET on the days listed (Tuesdays in January and February 2021).
January 12. Beginner: High Tunnels and other Season Extension Options (panelists Mike Hogan and Tim McDermott with moderator Jacqueline Kowalski)
January 19. Beginner: Starting Right with High Tunnel Production (panelists Brad Bergefurd and Matt Kleinhenz with moderator Sabrina Schirtzinger)
January 26. Intermediate: Pesticide Selection and Tomato Foliar Diseases (panelists Melanie Ivey, Sally Miller, and Francesca Rotondo with moderator Carri Jagger)
February 2. Intermediate: Common Issues and Next – level Environmental Management (panelists Frank Becker and Matt Kleinhenz with moderator Brad Bergefurd)
February 9. Advanced: Year-round Harvest, Marketing, Irrigation and Fertility Essentials (panelist Brad Bergefurd with moderator Matt Kleinhenz)
February 16. Advanced: Soil Biology, Chemistry, and Tilth Holding you Back? (panelists Matt Kleinhenz and Anna Testen with moderator Haley Shoemaker)