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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.
January 8, 2018 | Seven events during the early spring focus on plant nutrition, marketing, sustainable nursery crop production, worker protection standards and solar power.
December 6, 2017 | A complex topic of pollinator decline was discussed and demystified for attendees of the 2017 Protecting Pollinators in Urban Landscapes Conference.
December 6, 2017 | Learn about the top four misconceptions about all bees.
November 6, 2017 | Greenhouse growers can sign up for Greenhouse and Horticultural Lighting, Biological Control for Greenhouse Growers (English or Spanish) and Floriculture Root Zone Management during November.
September 26, 2017 | Two videos and three bulletins provide commercial industry and homeowners with new resources on hemlock woolly adelgid.
August 18, 2017 | Five events during fall will cover pest and disease management, marketing, energy efficiency and much more for greenhouse and nursery growers and landscapers.
July 13, 2017 | Scouting for broad mites poses challenges for growers in that the damage is often noticed 20 to 30 days after the initial infestation.
July 13, 2017 | Broad mites can be controlled using insecticides or biological control.
July 7, 2017 | With a background in entomology, Jubenville’s expertise will be valuable to growers in southwest Michigan as he serves as new MSU Extension greenhouse educator.
June 22, 2017 | There are 40 registered biopesticide active ingredients for use in greenhouses in the U.S.