March 11, 2019

Plant Propagation

The first Growing Growers workshop of the 2019 season is here!

Come visit the greenhouses at K-State’s Olathe Horticulture Center, a scenic 342-acre site dedicate to applied research of fruit and vegetable production.

Presentations and hands-on activity will cover the basics of starting crops from seed and other plant parts.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to hone your skills, learn from specialists, and network with local growers.

4:00-5:00 pm
Growing Vegetable Transplants w/ Cary Rivard
Cary Rivard, PhD Vegetable Extension Specialist from Kansas State University, will address transplant production options, seed starting and tomato plant grafting.

5:15-6:00 pm
Greenhouse Management w/ Paul Andersen
Paul Andersen, Research Technician, will review his crop planning strategies from multiple years of experience managing the Reseach Center’s greenhouse.

6:15-7:00 pm
Vegetative Propagation w/ Zac Hoppenstedt
Zac Hoppenstedt, Johnson County Horticulture Extension Agent, will discuss vegetative propagation and options for growing sweetpotato transplants.


K-State Olathe Horticulture Research & Extension Center, 35230 W 135th St, Olathe, KS 66061


4:00 pm - 7:00 pm


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