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FREE Irrigation Webinars by The Water Education Alliance

The Water Education Alliance for Horticulture is working with University of Florida Cooperative Extension, OFA, FNGLA, and the German grower association Zentralverband Gartenbau and several experts at universities and companies on topics to help growers conserve, recirculate, and treat irrigation water.


Announcements in your e-magazines or grower association newsletters would be much appreciated (if you can make repeated announcements as new webinars are coming up, even better J!).


Registration is free at (click on “workshops”), and 45-minute presentations will run at noon EDT on the following Tuesdays:


Topic Presenter


Best Management Practices for water conservation Tom Yeager (University of Florida)


Biology of waterborne pathogens Gary Chastagner (Washington State University)


A Systems Approach for ManagingPhytophthora Diseases in Nurseries: the Importance of Water. Jennifer Parke (Oregon State University)


Monitoring water quality Paul Fisher (University of Florida)


Filtration and avoiding clogging of irrigation lines (Dramm Water)


Surface cleaning and sanitation Warren Copes (USDA-ARS)


Algae control and pond management Ken Wagner (Water Resources Services)


Pro and cons of water disinfection techniques: A European perspective Walter Wohanka (Geisenheim Research Center, Germany)


Designing water treatment systems Paul Fisher (University of Florida)