Vegetable Seedling and Transplant Production in Greenhouses

Vegetable Seedling and Transplant Production in Greenhouses

Webinar Series for Greenhouse Growers

Hosted by:  Rosa E. Raudales ( & Leanne Pundt (, UConn Extension

Target audience: Growers producing vegetables and herbs as seedlings or transplants in heated greenhouses.  

Registration is closed.

Registration includes handouts for every presentation and pesticide re-certification credits for CT and New England states for presentations marked with ♣.

Program: All webinars will take place from 12:00 – 1:00 pm (EST).

Date Description Speaker
Jan 4
Achieving Transplant Uniformity
Cultural and environmental practices to achieve uniform germination, rooting, and shoot development.
Roberto Lopez
Associate Professor of Horticulture Michigan State University
Jan 5
Managing the Root-Zone in Plug Trays
Learn how to find proper water and air balance in small cells to achieve healthy and uniform transplants.
Paul Fisher
Professor of Environmental Horticulture at University of Florida
Jan 6
Using Organic Fertilizers for Vegetable Transplants
Learn how to develop a nutrient program using organic fertilizers for the production of vegetable seedlings and transplants.
Neil Mattson
Associate Professor
School of Integrative Plant Science Cornell University
Jan 7
Identifying and Managing Pests of Vegetable Transplants
Learn more on identification, scouting, and management strategies for your most troublesome insect and mite pests.
Leanne Pundt
Extension Educator
Department of Extension
University of Connecticut
Jan 8
Identifying & Preventing Common Diseases in Herbs & Vegetable Seedlings in Greenhouses
Learn more on identification and management strategies for your most troublesome diseases.
Meg McGrath
Associate Professor
School of Integrative Plant Science Cornell University

One pesticide recertification has been approved for this webinar for Connecticut and other New England states.

In order to receive credits for participating in online webinars, the following are required:

  1. Individual pre-registration and individual login to the WebEx platform (you cannot share your computer or tablet with another attendee).
  2. You must include your pesticide certification license number with your registration.
  3. You must complete in-session poll questions during the webinar.
  4. You must remain on the platform after the webinar to:
    1. Turn on your camera and present your personal ID.
    2. Complete the session quiz.
  5. After completing these requirements, you will be emailed a pesticide applicator recertification certificate to the email address supplied at your online registration.

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If you are an individual with a disability and need accommodations, please contact Rosa Raudales at or 860-486-6043 as early as possible prior to the event to help us ensure availability. Please be aware that advance notice is necessary as some accommodations may require more time for the University to arrange. A good faith effort will be made to provide accommodations up until the time of the workshop.