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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.
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.
June 22, 2017 | Biopesticides are classified into three main categories: biochemical, microbials and plant-incorporated protectants.
May 18, 2017 | Scouting recommendations for common Christmas tree pests vary with degree-day totals throughout Michigan.
May 1, 2017 | Implement these trends into your garden center to create an enticing atmosphere to draw in consumers.
April 17, 2017 | Zonal geraniums with low pH can exhibit iron and manganese toxicity symptoms, including marginal chlorosis, leaf speckling and upward-cupping of the leaves.
April 14, 2017 | Updated guide of common greenhouse pests and their insecticide recommendations for greenhouse vegetables.