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.
November 19, 2014 | Stan Moore | Everyone knows good communication is important in relationships and business, but throw succession planning into the mix and you’ll discover just how important it is.
November 19, 2014 | Heidi Wollaeger | Plant breeders should develop a strategy to protect their intellectual property. Know the differences between types of licensing, trademarks and patents.
November 19, 2014 | Heidi Wollaeger | Plant breeders interested in bringing novel new plant varieties to the market will need to go through many steps.
November 17, 2014 | Erin Lizotte | MSU Extension is offering Integrated Pest Management Academy Online, a series of online prerecorded webinars. Commercial and private core pesticide recertification credits are available for Michigan applicators. No registration or fees required.
Attending the Michigan Greenhouse Growers Expo: Reason 3 – Production strategies and plant selection
November 12, 2014 | Kristin Getter | Get the production and plant selection answers your greenhouse business needs by attending the 2014 Greenhouse Expo.
November 11, 2014 | Matt Grieshop | You may have experience with two and four footed livestock but how about livestock with six or no legs?
November 3, 2014 | Kristin Getter | Get the answers your greenhouse business needs for the latest in marketing and business management strategies by attending the 2014 Greenhouse Expo.
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.
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Date: Nov 25, 2014
Date: Dec 4, 2014 - Dec 4, 2014
Location: 6686 Center Road, Traverse City, MI 49684
Date: Dec 5, 2014
Location: 6520 Center Street Ellsworth, MI 49729
- 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