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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. 


Select any of the options below to find out more about  

Nursery Stock Webinars

Previous Webinars
Tuesday, 30 March

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

Dr Claire Sampson, Technical Director with Russel IPM

Wednesday, 7 April 

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


David Davidson, Technical Consultant with Koppert

Thursday, 15 April

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


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. 


Researchers at Teagasc; University of Warwick and University of Sussex 

Tuesday, 20 April

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.

Prof. Geoff Dixon


Previous Webinars
Tuesday, 26 January 

Teagasc Carrot Fly Webinar
Second webinar in the Teagasc Vegetable Series 


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 


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


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

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

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



Nursery Stock Webinars

Previous Webinars
Wednesday, 24 June 

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

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


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 


Richard O'Hanlon, AFBI
Declan Kealy, DAFM

Wednesday, 21 October

Autumn Plant Health


Glenn Kirby - Syngenta Technical Manager 

Monday, 7 December 

Teagasc Nursery Stock Meeting
Brexit preparations for plant exporters

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

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


Soft Fruit Webinars

Previous Webinars

Tuesday, 6 October

New Strawberry Varieties Seminar Speakers

Eamonn Kehoe, Teagasc
Johan Aelterman, IDRIS Consultants, Belgium