I would be glad to help Paul with Outreach and/or John M, JLC, Lloyd, Jim O with improved irrigation mgt.  Sorry to miss the meeting and getting to see you all!


Amy Fulcher
University of Tennessee
Extension Specialist and Associate Professor for Sustainable Ornamental Plant Production and Landscape Management
2431 Joe Johnson Drive
Rm 252 Ellington Plant Science Bldg. 
Knoxville, TN 37996
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Date: Friday, June 22, 2018 at 10:45 AM
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Subject: NC 1186 Follow Ups


HI everyone,


A few items that need action after the during the NC1186 :


§  Station reports – Please use the template that we sent last week (also attached) and send to me by 7/21.

§  Industry –  We discussed inviting industry members to the workshop/tour portion of the meeting. Paul and John Lea-Cox agreed to lead this effort. Please send your recommendations to them.

§  New members – Several members suggested that we invite Youbin Zheng and Fouad Jaber to join our group. They also suggested inviting non-horticultural scientists (Ag/biological engineers, plant pathologists, etc). Please let me know any additional suggestions. I will contact them and invite them to join.

§  Project renewal  Paul will lead the project renewal and others members (in bold below) will lead sub-areas. Proposal is due in Fall 2019. If you want to contribute, please contact Paul.

Information about deadlines and the process in this link: https://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/4081a5_523ad9081d6e4cd8b9159481139c3e4a.pdf .

-    Outreach (Paul F.)

-    Regional water quality and plant health (Raul C, Don M, Genhuia, Anthony L)

-    Improved Irrigation management (John M, JLC, Lloyd, Jim O)

-    Storm water mitigation ( John LC, and Sarah W)

-    Runoff and recycled water management (Sarah W, Darren, Loren)

-    Substrate and nutrient management ( Jim O, Jeb)

The minutes of the meeting will come sometime soon.


Best regards,






Rosa E. Raudales, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor & Extension Specialist



Dept. of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture

Mailing address: 1376 Storrs Rd., Unit 4067 Storrs, CT 06269

Office location: ABL 202B (office), 207 (lab) Storrs, CT

Phone: 860.486.6043||Fax: 860.486.0682

Website: http://greenhouse.uconn.edu/