Lighting Applications in Floriculture Workshop

Date: February 18, 2016
Time: 1:30-3:30 pm
Location: Parchment Community Library (Community Room) 401 S. Riverview Drive, Parchment, MI 49004
Contact: Heidi Wollaeger,

Three types of lighting are utilized in controlled-environment production of horticultural crops: photoperiodic lighting to regulate flowering supplemental lighting to increase plant growth in the greenhouse sole-source lighting to produce uniform young plants indoors Dr. Runkle will discuss these three lighting techniques and how new LEDs compare with conventional lamps such as incandescent, CFL, and high-pressure sodium. Results from the latest lighting research performed at MSU will be shared, including the pros and cons of producing seedlings indoors.

Please let us know if you will be attending by February 17, 2016. Contact Heidi Wollaeger either by email: or (269) 384-8010, so I can have the correct amount of hand-outs. There is no charge for this workshop. For more information, click on the link below:


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