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Erik Runkle - Floriculture/greenhouse crop productionFloriculture
Dr. Erik Runkle is a Professor in the Department of Horticulture with a 50% Extension and 50% Research appointment. He provides production expertise for the commercial floriculture/greenhouse industry in Michigan and beyond. For more information on Erik’s outreach and research activities, visit his faculty webpage or the Resources page on the MSUE Floriculture website.
January 25, 2012 | Download this free document to learn about production strategies and technologies to reduce greenhouse energy costs.
January 16, 2012 | Know the pros and cons of switching from incandescent to compact fluorescent lamps for long-day lighting.
October 31, 2011 | About 40 short videos have been created to investigate how growers, academics, and industry leaders are addressing greenhouse sustainability in the U.S. and the Netherlands.
October 20, 2011 | The MSU Department of Horticulture recently hired Dr. Kristin Getter to serve as a resource for commercial floriculture growers in east Michigan.
July 15, 2011 | Participate in this event to view the performance of, and learn about, a wide range of new annuals, perennials, vegetables, herbs and native plants.
June 10, 2011 | Greenhouse growers, landscapers, nurserymen and women, and garden center operators are invited to visit leading young plant growers and the MSU Gardens from August 1-12.
April 29, 2011 | When shipping slows down, here’s what you can do to hold plants in the greenhouse.
April 21, 2011 | View this recorded webinar to learn about using PGRs on aggressive spring and summer floriculture crops.
April 1, 2011 | Steer future research by identifying your top insect, disease, weed, and PGR issues in a short IR-4 Program survey.
March 22, 2011 | Several vegetative petunia varieties are proving difficult to grow this year – learn why.