Southeastern Ornamental Horticulture Production and Integrated Pest Management

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Simple calculator for Hortus IBA Water Soluble Salts(TM) 20%.

Simple calculator for Hortus IBA Water Soluble Salts(TM) 20%. Developed for horticulturist, researchers and hobbyist who use Hortus IBA (TM) (20%) to vegetatively propagate plants. Hortus IBA (TM) (20%), one of the leading commercial rooting hormones, allows users to vary the strength (concentration) of their rooting based on their particular…
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Robots in Nursery Production

If you want a glimpse into the future, check out the action in a drab warehouse in Billerica, Mass. That’s where a start-up called Harvest Automation is working out new robots that could wipe out an entire category of agricultural labor. Harvest sells small, battery-powered robots that move potted trees…
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Estimating the Wholesale Cost of Nursery Production

Estimating the Wholesale Cost of Nursery Production Tom Fernandez, Associate Professor, Michigan State University, East Lansing Understanding nursery costs helps growers improve cost management and production efficiency. Accurate cost estimation helps growers set prices that enable them to recover costs and maintain profitability. Dr. Fernandez shares a new spreadsheet tool…
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