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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.
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.
October 13, 2016 | The top three current and future challenges for Michigan floriculture businesses are profitability, competition and labor costs.
September 29, 2016 | Michigan has 705 greenhouse operations producing $472 million worth of ornamental and vegetable crops. Kalamazoo and Ottawa counties have the greatest floriculture production in the state.
September 15, 2016 | Biological Control for Greenhouse Growers teaches the fundamentals of implementing a biological control program. Enrollment is now open.
August 11, 2016 | Symptoms of tomato spotted wilt virus on chrysanthemum are yellow blotching and rings, necrotic lesions and stem collapse.
August 9, 2016 | Greenhouse growers should be scouting their mums for chrysanthemum aphids now.
August 1, 2016 | Three new videos highlight how gardeners and landscapers can protect and foster the environment through their landscapes.