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Greenhouse Management Workshop

May 16, 2001

The Third Annual Greenhouse Workshop will be held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Springfield, IL, on June 11. The registration fee is $30 for Illinois Greenhouse Association (IGA) members, $45 for nonmembers. The program follows:

9:00 to 10:00 a.m. What’s Happening On The “Bug” Front. Raymond A. Cloyd, assistant professor, Extension specialist in ornamental entomology, University of Illinois, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences, Urbana, IL.

10:00 to 11:00 a.m. People: An Essential Resource in Our Company. Joseph F. Boarini, owner/manager, Grande Greenhouse, Inc., Indianapolis, IN.

11:00 to 11:15 a.m. Break

11:15 to 12:00 p.m. Yes! Biological Control Does Work. Lois M. Steil, greenhouse manager/grower, Mid-American Growers, Granville, IL.

12:00 to 1:00 p.m. Lunch

1:00 to 2:00 p.m. Where Is The Industry Heading? P. Allen Hammer, Professor of Horticulture, Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.

2:00 to 3:00 p.m. Fuel Cost Concerns: What Can You Do? Joseph F. Boarini, owner/manager, Grande Greenhouse, Inc., Indianapolis, IN.

3:00 to 3:15 p.m. Break

3:15 to 4:00 p.m. How To Implement a Scouting Program. Timothy Galema, owner/manager, Galema’s Greenhouse, Inc., West Lafayette, IN.

4:00 to 4:30 p.m. Conclusion/Evaluation.

For more information, contact Raymond Cloyd at (217)244-7218 or Susan Witt at (217)333-1965.

Author: Raymond A. Cloyd


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