Published onJune 12 2020
Tyfu Cymru, the leading project supporting horticulture businesses in Wales, has announced a number of online webinars coming up over the next couple of weeks.
Specifically designed for commercial horticulture businesses, the courses cover topics such as online marketing, see cultivation and pest management.
Check out the full details below:
Tyfu Cymru and Charles Dowding Webinar: No dig methods and advantages for intensive cropping
Thursday, 11 June, 1pm
In the first part of this webinar Charles presents the benefits of no dig and intensive cropping with an online walk through of no dig growing covering all aspects from no dig polytunnels to planting, composting, multisowing and propagation, including time saving tips. Part one is now available to view here
Part two of this webinar will be a Live Q&A session with Charles held on the 11th June at 1pm, which will enable you to ask your questions following part one of the webinar. You can also submit your questions in advance by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Tyfu Cymru seed training programme - webinar series
Webinar 1: June 19, 11am
This session will be introducing the key principles and looking at what we would consider the easiest crops to cultivate for seed – annuals that self-pollinate or annuals with simple isolation and pollination requirements.
Webinar 2: July 17, 11am
The second cultivation session will build on the first session and look at trickier crops – annuals that will readily cross-pollinate and biennials that require overwintering methods.
Webinar 3: July 31, 11am
The third selection session will look at the principle involved at the selection stage through to harvest.
Integrated Pest Management for Ornamental Growers
23rd June 2020
In this webinar with David Talbot from ADAS we will explore Integrated Pest Management for commercial ornamental growers in Wales. David is a Horticulture Consultant specializing in all aspects of ornamental crop production (protected and outdoor, container and field grown), with specialist interests including weed control, pesticide application, plant growth regulators, bio pesticides, and pest control
Bite-size Breakfast Webinars - Online Marketing
Starting 26th June 2020
Join us for Tyfu Cymru's Friday morning breakfast webinars focusing on online marketing. These bite-size 15 minute sessions will tackle a different topic each week, starting with some top tips on Facebook Advertising specifically tailored to the horticulture industry.