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.
March 27, 2015 | Erik Runkle | Cold or rainy weather can delay shipping of crops. Review the best strategy to put crops on hold.
March 26, 2015 | Kristin Getter | Pesticides that are past their shelf life may be ineffective and could cause plant phytotoxicity.
March 25, 2015 | Kristin Getter | Poor rooting percentages from stock plant cuttings may be due to nutrition.
March 6, 2015 | Lina Rodriguez Salamanca | Good sanitation in the field will reduce pathogen inoculum in vegetable plants.
March 6, 2015 | Lina Rodriguez Salamanca | Learn about proper sanitation in the greenhouse and how to recognize vegetable disease symptoms.
March 4, 2015 | Heidi Wollaeger | Insulate your plant samples before shipping them to the MSU Diagnostic Services lab to prevent freezing.
March 3, 2015 | Heidi Wollaeger | Pre-recorded webinars on how to grow “bee-friendly” plants and tools to use for crop scheduling are now available.
February 26, 2015 | Lina Rodriguez Salamanca | A prerecorded webinar on vegetable disease management tactics is now available at the Online IPM Academy website.
February 20, 2015 | Heidi Wollaeger | Sensitive plants irrigated with city water can develop fluoride toxicity that results in tip burn.
February 17, 2015 | Heidi Wollaeger | Take air samples close to the suspected heater or boiler and send them to your local lab for analysis.
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Date: Apr 16, 2015
Location: Luce County MSUE office 14126 Co Rd 428 Newberry, MI
- 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