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Horticulture Webinars

Teagasc Horticulture Development Department are providing a series of webinars which will offer an opportunity to hear from industry professionals discussing topics of relevance to horticulture producers. 

The webinars are broadcast using zoom so participants will have an opportunity to submit questions during the live broadcast. 

2021

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Nursery Stock Webinars

Previous Webinars
Tuesday, 30 March
11am

Integrated Pest Management - traps and pheromones for thrips and pest control
First webinar in the IPM and Weed control Series

Speaker
Dr Claire Sampson, Technical Director with Russel IPM

Wednesday, 7 April 
7:30pm

Integrated Pest Management - Aphid pest control
Second webinar in the IPM and Weed control Series

 

Speaker
David Davidson, Technical Consultant with Koppert

Thursday, 15 April
7:30pm
 

Weed control in container and field grown ornamental nursery stock
Fourth webinar in the IPM and Weed control Series 

 

Speaker
David Talbot, Senior Horticulture Consultant with ADAS


Vegetable Webinars

Upcoming Webinars
Monday, 19 & Tuesday, 20 April

Supporting decision making on agricultural input reductions in lettuce production
Online workshop taking place across two days on Monday, 19th & Tuesday, 20th April 2021 from 10am to 2pm each day. 

 

Speakers
Researchers at Teagasc; University of Warwick and University of Sussex 

Tuesday, 20 April
8pm

Clubroot in Vegetable Brassica Production
This will be a practical talk based on many years’ experience advising growers within the United Kingdom and worldwide on living successfully and profitably with the Clubroot Disease of vegetable brassicas.

Speaker 
Prof. Geoff Dixon

 

Previous Webinars
Tuesday, 26 January 

Teagasc Carrot Fly Webinar
Second webinar in the Teagasc Vegetable Series 

 

Speakers
Prof. Rosemary Collier, Warwick University
Colin Noble, Vegetable Consultancy Services Ltd.

Wednesday, 3 March
 

Sustainable Soil Health Management in Vegetable Production Webinar
Third webinar in the Teagasc Vegetable Series 

 

Speakers
Dermot Forristal, Teagasc
Mark Plunkett, Teagasc
David Thomas, Riveira Produce, UK

Wednesday, 24 March

Weed Control in Brassica, Roots, Alliums and Leafy Salad Vegetable Crops Webinar

 

Speakers
Angela Huckle - Associate Director in Crop Health with RSK ADAS UK and Weed Control Specialist

John Hogan, Vegetable Crops Agronomist.


 

Soft Fruit Webinars

Upcoming Webinars
Tuesday, 13 April
7:30pm

New advances in Integrated Pest Management (IPM) for Soft Fruit Crops
Third webinar in the IPM and Weed control Series

Speaker
Mr. Stuart Mills, IPM Specialist, Fargo Ltd, UK

 


2020

Nursery Stock Webinars

Previous Webinars
Wednesday, 24 June 

Teagasc Nursery Stock Meeting
Sustainability and impacts of changes to products and supplies 

Speakers
Dr Lael Walsh, Teagasc
Dr. Stephen Kildea, Teagasc
Mr. John Neenan, Chairperson Growing Media Ireland

Wednesday, 22 July

Teagasc Nursery Stock Meeting
Biostimulants and novel plant protection options

 

Speakers
Dr Angela Feechan, UCD
Dr Brian Murphy, Trinity College Dublin
Wednesday, 26 August

Teagasc Nursery Stock Meeting
Plant health - Reducing the risk of Phytophtora and Oak Processionary Moth 

 

Speakers
Richard O'Hanlon, AFBI
Declan Kealy, DAFM

Wednesday, 21 October

Autumn Plant Health

 

Speakers
Glenn Kirby - Syngenta Technical Manager 

Monday, 7 December 

Teagasc Nursery Stock Meeting
Brexit preparations for plant exporters

Speakers
Shane Kirk and Liam Finnegan,
DAFM Plant Health Inspectors  

Vegetable Webinars

Previous Webinars

Tuesday, 1 December

Teagasc Brassica Webinar
First webinar in the Teagasc Vegetable Series

Speakers
Andy Richardson, Managing Director, Allium & Brassica Agronomy
Michael Gaffney, Teagasc

 


Soft Fruit Webinars

Previous Webinars

Tuesday, 6 October

New Strawberry Varieties Seminar Speakers

Speakers
Eamonn Kehoe, Teagasc
Johan Aelterman, IDRIS Consultants, Belgium