Seminar series

The Horticulture Section semester series is on hiatus for the summer, but returns August 29. See the fall line-up below.

Horticulture Section seminars meet 12:20 to 1:10 p.m. most Mondays when classes are in session with videoconference to A134 Barton in Geneva unless otherwise noted.

Seminars are open to all. Refreshments served. Those wishing to take for 1 credit, enroll in HORT 4950 (undergrads) or HORT 6000 (grads). To view many past seminars, visit the Cornell horticulture seminar YouTube channel.

Horticulture seminars

Modifying plant-biotic interactions in rhizospheres for novel weed management approaches

Aug 29 | 12:20 pm

Jenny Kao-Kniffen, Associate Professor, Horticulture Section, School of Integrative Plant Science. Horticulture Section seminar series. Via videoconference to A134 Barton in Geneva.

Location: Plant Science Building | Event type: Seminar

Berry breeding at Cornell: Progress and prospects

Sep 12 | 12:20 pm

Courtney Weber, Associate Professor, Horticulture Section, School of Integrative Plant Science. Horticulture Section seminar series. Via videoconference to A134 Barton in Geneva.

Location: Plant Science Building | Event type: Seminar

The WVU Organic Farm - 15 years of research and education

Sep 19 | 12:20 pm

Sven Verlinden, Associate Professor, Division of Plant and Soil Sciences, West Virginia University. Horticulture Section seminar series. Via videoconference to A134 Barton in Geneva.

Location: Plant Science Building | Event type: Seminar

Horticulture Section seminar: Topic TBA

Sep 26 | 12:20 pm

Laurie Drinkwater, Professor, Horticulture Section, School of Integrative Plant Science. Horticulture Section seminar series. Via videoconference to A134 Barton in Geneva.

Location: Plant Science Building | Event type: Seminar

Waste management at Cornell - How does it work and why should we care?

Oct 3 | 12:20 pm

Annika Huber and Juana Munoz Ph.D. candidates, Graduate Field of Horticulture, School of Integrative Plant Science. Horticulture Section seminar series. Via videoconference to A134 Barton in Geneva.

Location: Plant Science Building | Event type: Seminar

The promise of urban agriculture

Oct 17 | 12:20 pm

Anu Rangarajan, Senior Extension Associate, Horticulture Section, School of Integrative Plant Science. Horticulture Section seminar series. Via videoconference to A134 Barton in Geneva.

Location: Plant Science Building | Event type: Seminar

Regional Food Systems

Oct 24 | 12:20 pm

Kathi Colen Peck, Program Specialist, Regional Food Systems, School of Integrative Plant Science Horticulture Section seminar series. Via videoconference to A134 Barton in Geneva.

Location: Plant Science Building | Event type: Seminar

Challenges and opportunities for Cornell Cooperative Extension

Oct 31 | 12:20 pm

Christopher Watkins, Associate Dean, CALS and Director, Cornell Cooperative Extension. Horticulture Section seminar series. Via videoconference to A134 Barton in Geneva.

Location: Plant Science Building | Event type: Seminar

Horticulture apps on the Network for Environment and Weather Applications (NEWA)

Nov 7 | 12:10 pm

Juliet E. Carroll, PhD, Fruit IPM Coordinator, New York State IPM Program Horticulture Section seminar series. Via videoconference to A134 Barton in Geneva.

Location: Plant Science Building | Event type: Seminar

Teaching horticulture inside a medium-high security men's prison in Illinois.

Nov 14 | 12:20 pm

Robert Scott, PhD, Executive Director, Cornell Prison Education Program. Horticulture Section seminar series. Via videoconference to A134 Barton in Geneva.

Location: Plant Science Building | Event type: Seminar

Thinking outside the crop: challenging market class concepts in vegetables

Nov 21 | 12:20 pm

Michael Mazourek, Associate Professor, Plant Breeding and Genetics Section, School of Integrative Plant Science. Horticulture Section seminar series. Via videoconference to A134 Barton in Geneva.

Location: Plant Science Building | Event type: Seminar

Dreer Award Presentation: The search for sour rot in Tasmanian vineyards

Nov 28 | 12:20 pm

Megan Hall, Ph.D. candidate, Graduate Field of Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology. Horticulture Section seminar series. Via videoconference to A134 Barton in Geneva.

Location: Plant Science Building | Event type: Seminar