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Plants, Pests and Pathogens

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Sponsored by N.C. Cooperative ExtensionPlant Disease and Insect Clinic, and the Departments of Entomology & Plant Pathology and Horticultural Science.

This free interactive webinar is broadcast live via Zoom as an in-service training for Extension Master Gardener℠ volunteers and Extension horticulture agents.

2021 Schedule

The Fourth Tuesday of the Month, February – October
10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

February 23

Current Pest and Plant Disease Issues in NC

Recording

presenters
Featured Speakers:
Matt Bertone (left), Director/Entomologist
Mike Munster (right), Plant Disease Diagnostician
Plant Disease and Insect Clinic, Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology
NC State University

March 23

Annual and Herbaceous Perennial Ornamental Plants for Phytophthora-infested Landscapes Recording

Inga Meadows

Featured Speaker: Inga Meadows, Extension Associate, Vegetable and Herbaceous Ornamental Pathology, Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology,NC State University

Diseases caused by Phytophthora species can be difficult to control once they are established in a landscape. This presentation will highlight 3 years of research screening for resistant or tolerant ornamental plants to provide a sustainable approach to manage these diseases.

April 27

Current Pest and Plant Disease Issues in NC, Spotlight on Azaleas

Recording

presenters

Featured Speakers:
Matt Bertone (left), Director/Entomologist
Mike Munster (right), Plant Disease Diagnostician
Plant Disease and Insect Clinic, Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology
NC State University

May 25

Grasses and Sedges: The New Workhorses of the Garden 

Shannon Currey
Featured Speaker: Shannon Currey, Marketing Director, Hoffman Nursery, Inc.

Grasses and sedges can play many roles in our landscapes, from low-key lawn alternatives to seasonal superstars. With a focus on landscape solutions and a nod to beauty, learn about grasses and sedges and discover where they do their best work.

June 22 

Current Pest and Plant Disease Issues in NC

presenters

Featured Speakers:
Matt Bertone (left), Director/Entomologist
Mike Munster (right), Plant Disease Diagnostician
Plant Disease and Insect Clinic, Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology
NC State University

July 27

Soil Mycorrhizae

Michelle Schroeder Moreno

Featured Speaker: Michelle Schroeder-Moreno, Professor, Agroecology, NC State Crop and Soil Sciences

August 24

Current Pest and Plant Disease Issues in NC

presenters

Featured Speakers:
Matt Bertone (left), Director/Entomologist
Mike Munster (right), Plant Disease Diagnostician
Plant Disease and Insect Clinic, Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology
NC State University

September 28
What I Wish I Had Known From the Start

Featured Speaker: Jim Baker, Professor Emeritus, Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, NC State University

October 26
Current Pest and Plant Disease Issues in NCpresenters

Featured Speakers:
Matt Bertone (left), Director/Entomologist
Mike Munster (right), Plant Disease Diagnostician
Plant Disease and Insect Clinic, Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology
NC State University

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