Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture

LC Logo Flavors of Northwest Iowa Vegetable Production Series - Transplants

Date: Friday, February 7th, 2014

Start: 9:30 am End: 3:30 pm

Location: Woodbury County Extension Office, 4301 Sergeant Rd #213, Sioux City, Iowa

Contact: Woodbury County Extension Office, 712-276-2157, lltaylor@iastate.edu

Transplant production plays a key role in a successful vegetable production system. Growing healthy, disease free, and quality transplants is the first step growers have to take to achieve higher yields and productivity.  Sessions will focus on nutrient medium, lighting, pests, diseases and proper hardening techniques for transplants.  This educational workshop will help growers learn how to successfully grow strong and healthy transplants.

Registration deadline is February 4. Cost is $30 per person. Pre-reigstration is required.

Here's the registration form [PDF]

Other workshops in this series include:

For more information about commercial fruit and vegetable production contact Joseph Hannan, Commercial fruit and vegetable specialist serving central and western Iowa, (515) 993-4281, jmhannan@iastate.edu, or visit his website at www.iowaproduce.org

This workshop sponsored in part by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture, Value Added Ag, The Research and Demonstration Farms, and the Dept. of Horticulture