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Heidi Lindberg is a greenhouse and nursery extension educator based in Ottawa County. She serves greenhouses and nurseries in western Michigan including the large density of ornamental plant production in Allegan, Kent, Ottawa, and Muskegon counties. Her major program initiatives include: lighting for efficient production of greenhouse crops, biological control in greenhouses, promoting pollinators, and marketing of ornamental plants.
May 8, 2018 | The new respirator requirements for the updated Worker Protection Standard requires growers complete a respirator fit test annually.
May 8, 2018 | As of January 2018, three requirements were added to the Worker Protection Standard.
May 1, 2018 | Participants will to learn about photoperiodic versus photosynthetic lighting in this three-month, self-paced online course about greenhouse and horticultural lighting. Registration closes June 15, 2018.
May 1, 2018 | Students will learn fundamental concepts and research-based information in this three-month, self-paced online course. Registration closes June 15, 2018.
May 1, 2018 | Participants will learn about water quality, plant nutrition and irrigation management in this three-month, self-paced online course about greenhouse and horticultural lighting. Registration closes June 15, 2018.
April 27, 2018 | How to approach phytosanitary control in a begonia crop with Xanthomonas.
March 12, 2018 | Rice hulls can be an effective tool to suppress liverwort and weed seed germination in container nursery production.
February 26, 2018 | A series of recent articles will help greenhouse growers prepare for the peak of spring production season, reduce plant losses and increase plant quality
February 1, 2018 | Insect and disease management recommendations and impatiens downy mildew preventative spray programs for the 2018 growing season.
January 8, 2018 | The symptoms of nutrient deficiencies and toxicities are often confused with other issues. To learn more, attend a session for greenhouse and nursery growers in Grand Rapids on Jan. 24, 2018.