Seminar series

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 PLHRT 4950 (undergrads) or PLHRT 6000 (grads). To view many past seminars, visit the Cornell horticulture seminar YouTube channel.

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Horticulture seminars

Medical Cannabis: Positioning yourself for opportunities in the new industry

Feb 27 | 12:20 pm

Chuck Schmitt, Head Cultivator, Vireo Health NY Horticulture Section seminar series. Via videoconference to A134 Barton in Geneva.

Location: Plant Science Building  | Event type: Seminar

Chile - A Fascinating Country of Plant Biodiversity

Mar 6 | 12:20 pm

Mark Bridgen, Director of the Long Island Horticulture Research and Extension Center, Elizabeth Lamb, Ornamentals IPM Coordinator and Greenhouse Vegetable IPM Specialist, NYS IPM Program and...

Location: Plant Science Building  | Event type: Seminar

Understanding Multi-Species - Multi-Generational Breeding

Mar 13 | 12:20 pm

Philip A. Rutter, Badgersett Research Corp. and Founding President, The American Chestnut Foundation Horticulture Section seminar series. Via videoconference to A134 Barton in Geneva.

Location: Plant Science Building  | Event type: Seminar

Cover crop and weed management in a living mulch system for vegetables

Mar 20 | 12:20 pm

Vinay Bhaskar, Ph.D. candidate, Graduate Field of Horticulture, Cornell University Horticulture Section seminar series. Via videoconference to A134 Barton in Geneva.

Location: Plant Science Building  | Event type: Seminar

Hard cider research at Washington State University

Mar 27 | 12:20 pm

Carol Ann Miles, Department of Horticulture, Washington State University Horticulture Section seminar series. Via videoconference to A134 Barton in Geneva.

Location: Plant Science Building  | Event type: Seminar

Climate change mitigation on the farm: soil carbon counts the most

Apr 10 | 12:20 pm

Jeff Beam-Miller, MS candidate, Graduate Field of Horticulture, Cornell University Horticulture Section seminar series. Via videoconference to A134 Barton in Geneva.

Location: Plant Science Building  | Event type: Seminar

Finding Anna: The archival treasure hunt into the life of Anna Botsford Comstock

Apr 17 | 12:20 pm

Karen St. Clair, Ph.D. candidate, Graduate Field of Horticulture, Cornell University Horticulture Section seminar series. Via videoconference to A134 Barton in Geneva.

Location: Plant Science Building  | Event type: Seminar

‘Seed to Supper’ program: Reaching underserved audiences through garden education

Apr 24 | 12:20 pm

Christine Hadekel, Garden Education & Training Coordinator, Oregon Food Bank

Location: Plant Science Building  | Event type: Seminar

Mark Catesby and the introduction of new plants into Europe

May 1 | 12:20 pm

Mark Laird, Associate Professor, Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design, University of Toronto Horticulture Section seminar series. Via videoconference to A134 Barton in Geneva.

Location: Plant Science Building  | Event type: Seminar

LED lighting technology for greenhouses

May 8 | 12:20 pm

Tessa Pocock, Sr. Research Scientist, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Horticulture Section seminar series. Via videoconference to A134 Barton in Geneva.

Location: Plant Science Building  | Event type: Seminar