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Michigan State University Extension
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.
March 22, 2017 | Part 1 of a series on adjusting substrate pH will discuss how the type, particle size and hardness of limestone will effect substrate pH.
February 2, 2017 | We review the most common hosts for the top greenhouse insect pests.
February 2, 2017 | Insect and disease management recommendations and impatiens downy mildew preventative spray programs for the 2017 growing season.
January 17, 2017 | Frequently asked questions regarding the new Worker Protection Standards requirements for medical evaluations and fit testing for respirator use.
January 3, 2017 | Seven projects in 2016 improved production practices and viability of the Michigan floriculture industry.
December 20, 2016 | Seven projects in 2016 improved production practices and viability of the Michigan floriculture industry.
December 5, 2016 | Heidi Wollaeger Lindberg will begin serving the nurseries and greenhouses of western Michigan, including those in Kent, Ottawa and Allegan counties.
November 2, 2016 | Eight sessions at Greenhouse Growers Expo focus on maintaining and increasing plant quality including successful rooting of cuttings, disease and pest management, and plant disorder diagnostics.
November 2, 2016 | A recently released survey found Michigan has a total of 614 nursery operations covering 10,500 acres of production. Ottawa and Allegan counties led the state in nursery stock production.
October 24, 2016 | Registration closes Nov. 30, 2016. Students will have three months to take this online course about greenhouse and horticultural lighting. Scholarships and incentives are available.