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Tuesday, July 26, 2016 Vol. 80 No. 3


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19 |Media Kit 2016


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July 2016 Issue

Features
Using Root-Zone Heating for Energy-Efficient Petunia Production | Madeline W. Olberg & Roberto G. Lopez
A new study shows that you can grow your petunias in a cooler greenhouse to save money and still produce a high-quality crop.

Fast Five with Ken Fisher | Chris Beytes
Meet Ken Fisher, the newly hired President and CEO of AmericanHort. We thought we’d give you a quick introduction to Ken with five fast questions.



Culture Notes


Columns
The ABCs of PGRs on Poinsettia | Rick Yates
Smart PGR use enables growers to manipulate plant growth to meet crop specs, manage crop quality and maximize profitability through space optimization.

Big Data … Big Deal? | Jennifer Zurko
Imagine if you knew exactly what your customers wanted in their garden—wouldn’t having that information be great?




Under an Acre

Lifestyle Passionate, driven and committed to self-sufficiency are just few of the qualities that describe Sally Shearman. Now the proud owner of Sharon Creek Farm in Sharon, Ontario, Sally has truly created her own career path from making her own pottery to a teacher of the visual arts.
Pest Management

With the heavy rains on most weekends in April and May, and plant sales weak, the plant material stacked up in many greenhouses, making perfect conditions for slugs and snails to flourish.
Growers Talk Business

Do you know the old saying, “no news is good news”? Well, I figured that if I didn’t listen to the dreary forecast, then it was like getting “no news,” which is supposed to be “good news.”
Acres & Acres

Yes, online plant sales are happening and will grow exponentially. But if you provide quality, variety, experience and the human touch, you’ll always have customers paying you a visit in person.

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