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  • Floriculture & Greenhouse Crop Production

    MSU Extension’s floriculture educational and applied research programs help improve greenhouse crop production and business management by providing trusted information on new production techniques and management strategies.


  • Commercial Floriculture Growers: College of Knowledge

    MSU Extension offers the noncredit pre-recorded online courses in the College of Knowledge Series twice yearly (summer and winter). The online courses provide basic training to the commercial floriculture growers in Michigan and beyond in an efficient and cost-effective manner. Currently, four English courses and three Spanish courses are available in the series.

  • Online College of Knowledge

    These online, self-paced courses provide basic training to floriculture growers in Michigan and beyond in an efficient and cost-effective manner. Each section consists of recorded lectures, self-assessment quizzes and links to more information.

  • Bug Bites! Session 2: Aphidoletes and aphid parasitoids

    Published on February 9, 2021

    Bug Bites! Session 2: Aphidoletes and aphid parasitoids with Kelly Vance and Erik van der Sluys from Beneficial Insectary. Recorded live on October 13, 2020. Kelly and Eric cover the ins and outs of managing aphids with Aphidoletes aphidimyza (a predator midge) and Aphidius wasps. Pesticide integration and intraguild predation are also discussed.

  • Bug Bites! Session 1: Poinsettia IPM

    Published on February 9, 2021

    Bug Bites! Session 1: Poinsettia IPM in Ontario with Dr. Sarah Jandricic from OMAFRA. Recorded live on October 6, 2020. Dr. Jandricic discusses best practices for managing the Silverleaf whitefly (Bemisia tabaci), the most common and troublesome pest in commercial poinsettia production.

  • Bug Bites! Session 4: Biopesticide integration: strategy and economic considerations

    Published on February 9, 2021

    Bug Bites! Biopesticide integration: strategy and economics with JJ Klimp from Hidden Leaf Greenhouse in Kalamazoo, MI. Recorded live on Oct 27, 2020. JJ shares his approach to successfully integrating biopesticides into his biological control program - what he sprays, when he sprays, and why he sprays it. He includes examples of real spring floriculture crop cycles and provides cost analyses on his chosen management decisions.

  • BugBites! Session 5: Effective fungus gnat and shore fly suppression with beneficial organisms

    Published on February 9, 2021

    Bug Bites! Session 5: Effective fungus gnat and shore fly suppression with Saul Alba and Greg Bryant from Beneficial Insectary. Recorded live on November 2, 2020. Saul and Greg discuss the biology and behavior of fungus gnats & shore flies and the variety of beneficial organisms commonly used to control them. Monitoring techniques and application strategies are also discussed.

  • Bug Bites! Session 3: Quality checks and post-delivery handling

    Published on February 9, 2021

    Bug Bites! Session 3: Quality checks and post-delivery handling with Chris Anzell from Koppert Biological Systems. Recorded live on October 20, 2020. Chris joins us to discuss best practices for post-delivery handling as well as some simple quality checks that growers can perform on their beneficial organisms.

  • Specialty Cut Flower Production and Handling

    Published on April 21, 2016

    Getting started with specialty cut flower production and handling.

  • Managing crop height

    Published on February 3, 2021

    Professor Emeritus Royal Heins discusses the history of DIF, which is the temperature difference between the day and night, and how it can be used to manage plant height of floriculture crops produced in greenhouses. He also discusses graphical tracking of the height of potted flowering plants to help growers achieve their desired height targets.

  • Mar 22

    Field Crops Webinar Series 2021 - March 22

    March 22, 2021 7:00PM – 8:00PM Online

    This webinar series will prepare participants to enhance their field crop production systems and improve their bottom line in 2021 using the latest research-based information.

  • Feb 15

    Field Crops Webinar Series 2021

    February 15, 2021 – March 22, 2021 Online

    This webinar series will prepare participants to enhance their field crop production systems and improve their bottom line in 2021 using the latest research-based information.

  • Debalina Saha

    Assistant Professor
    sahadeb2@msu.edu
    (517) 353-0338

  • Jeremy Jubenville

    Floriculture Educator
    jubenvi3@msu.edu
    269-384-8010

  • Bridget Behe

    Professor
    behe@msu.edu
    (517) 353-0346

  • Heidi Lindberg

    West Michigan Greenhouse and Nursery Education & Research
    wollaege@msu.edu
    616-994-4701

  • Mary Hausbeck, Ph.D.

    University Distinguished Professor and Extension Specialist
    hausbec1@msu.edu
    517-355-4534

  • Roberto Lopez

    Associate Professor
    rglopez@msu.edu
    517-353-0342

  • Erik Runkle

    Professor
    runkleer@msu.edu
    (517) 353-0350

  • David Smitley

    Professor
    smitley@msu.edu
    517-355-3385

  • Aluel Go

    Agrosystems Energy Outreach Educator
    goaluel@egr.msu.edu
    517-353-0643