Southeastern Ornamental Horticulture Production and Integrated Pest Management

News alerts and tips from Southeastern universities.

New Video – Systems-based Pest Management: Irrigation Practices

This video demonstrates how nursery crop producers can apply a systems-based pest management approach to irrigation, eliminating or minimizing the spread of pathogens from recycled irrigation water and standing water in main production areas. It also covers the importance of testing water quality and refining irrigation volume to optimize plant…
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New IPM Video from UF & UGA

A variety of sustainable pest management strategies are available for nurseries ranging from simple items requiring little investment to major infrastructural changes. This video presents an overview of IPM including sanitation, irrigation and systems approaches to sustainable pest management. More information is available on the project website: http://blog.caes.uga.edu/snpp/ To watch…
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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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