Michigan State University Extension’s floriculture educational and applied research programs help improve greenhouse crop production, business management and marketing by providing scientific unbiased information on new production techniques, new crop production protocols, energy conservation strategies, control of insect and disease pests, enhanced postharvest longevity techniques, retail and wholesale marketing strategies along with sound business management practices.
January 23, 2015 | Jim Isleib | Evaluation of 2014 MSU Extension’s Beginning Farmer Webinar Series shows positive results.
January 21, 2015 | Rob Sirrine | Save the date: April 10-11th, 2015 Grand Rapids, MI
January 20, 2015 | Kristin Getter | Have you ever heard of the old adage to “work smarter, not harder?” Use your smartphone to do just that!
January 20, 2015 | Heidi Wollaeger | Cattail pollen is an effective supplemental food source for predatory mites in some cropping systems. However, the strategy is still debated among scientists.
January 20, 2015 | Heidi Wollaeger | Banker plants can provide supplemental food for beneficial insects, which helps them maintain a stable population.
January 19, 2015 | Tom Dudek | Michigan State University’s Horticulture Demonstration Garden’s list of the Top Performing Annuals can give greenhouse growers, landscapers and gardeners some great performing plants to choose from in 2015.
January 16, 2015 | Heidi Wollaeger | Learn how consumers, landscapers and commercial nurseries and greenhouses can protect pollinators in the landscape. The session will also cover 2014 marketing research on the public perception of conventional and alternative pest control practices.
December 30, 2014 | Brad Baughman | Michigan State University Extension will host Ag Action Day 2015, an agriculture and home horticulture networking and educational event, Jan. 30, in Oshtemo Township, Michigan.
December 22, 2014 | Lina Rodriguez Salamanca | Recognizing diseases on vegetable transplants in the greenhouse can improve your scouting. A prerecorded webinar on vegetable diagnostics is available at the Online IPM Academy.
December 22, 2014 | Lina Rodriguez Salamanca | Learn how to identify disorders to ease your scouting in the greenhouse and field. A prerecorded webinar on vegetable diagnostics is now available at the Online IPM Academy.
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Date: Jan 27, 2015 - Mar 24, 2015
Location: Old Baroda Township Hall, 9081 First Street, Baroda, MI, 49101.
Date: Jan 28, 2015
Location: Tollgate Conference Center, 28115 Meadowbrook Road, Novi, MI
Date: Feb 3, 2015 - Feb 3, 2015
Location: Ottawa County Fillmore Complex Main Conference Room, 12220 Fillmore Street, West Olive, MI 49460
- Enviroweather Weather Data and Pest Modeling
- Farm Information Resource Management (FIRM)
- Farm Soil Sampling
- Greenhouse Energy Conservation Strategies (E3160)
- Growing Michigan Agriculture Proceedings
- MSU Diagnostics Lab
- Restricted Use Pesticide (RUP) test locations
- Soil and Plant Nutrient Lab
- Trial Gardens