January 21, 2020
This webinar will cover a broad range of topics to educate growers about the basics of “soil” and “soilless” crop production, including:
- An overview of what soilless substrates are (and aren’t)
- The pros and cons of using mineral/field soil compared to a soilless mix option
- A quick navigation through some of the common substrate components and their properties
- Suggestions for selecting, storing and handling substrates at your grow facility
Resources will be shared to serve as future references on topics like media testing, reusing and recycling substrates and value and need of substrate additives.
Presented by: Brian Jackson, associate professor and director of the Horticultural Substrates Laboratory in the Department of Horticultural Science at NC State University.
Sponsored by: Berger
This webinar covers production considerations for industrial hemp for the field farmer, greenhouse grower, and propagator. Dr. Allison Justice provides a broad overview of what is involved in growing hemp and the differences and similarities between industrial hemp and other commonly produced crops.
Sponsored by: Oasis Grower Solutions