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.
October 27, 2014 | Kristin Getter | Get the answers your greenhouse business needs for the latest in pest management strategies by attending the 2014 Greenhouse Expo.
October 16, 2014 | Heidi Wollaeger | Electronic resources, workshops and conferences are available to train new ornamental plant staff.
October 15, 2014 | Heidi Wollaeger | A bus tour on Dec. 11, 2014, will visit retail, wholesale and propagation greenhouse operations and a leading supplier of growing media.
October 15, 2014 | Lyndon Kelley | The water supply for small irrigation or greenhouse system is the heart of system. Success is often the result of good forward planning before you ever need to start moving water.
October 15, 2014 | Lyndon Kelley | If you can find the true annual cost of an irrigation system it is easy to assess the annual cost of the investment and annual power and labor cost by the number of acre the system provides for each party.
October 7, 2014 | Jim Isleib | New topics of interest to beginning farmers and experienced farmers considering new enterprises will be offered in 2015. Recordings of past topics are now available.
October 2, 2014 | Jerry Lindquist | Forum on the EPA’s Proposed Waters of the U.S. to be held in Osceola County.
September 26, 2014 | John Stone | Now is the time to renew your pesticide certification if it expires Dec. 31, 2014.
September 19, 2014 | David Schweikhardt | There are many new provisions in the 2014 farm bill that landlords should be familiar with.
September 18, 2014 | Dennis Stein | Farms that have seen good commodity prices and profits along with Dairy and Beef prices at all-time highs are vulnerable for some real tax issues in 2014.
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Date: Nov 6, 2014
Location: Tollgate Conference Center, 28115 Meadowbrook Road, Novi, MI, 48377
Date: Nov 7, 2014
Location: Matthaei Botanical Gardens & Nichols Arboretum, Ann Arbor, MI
Date: Dec 9, 2014 - Dec 11, 2014
Location: DeVos Place Convention Center, 303 Monroe Ave NW Grand Rapids, MI 49503
- 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