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Tuesday, September 02, 2014 Vol. 78 No. 5


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September 2014 Issue

Features
Tax Write-offs: Business Trip Benefits | Mark Battersby
You know all of those trade shows you attended this year? You can get back some of those travel expenses with special tax deductions.

Heed These Heating Tips | Jennifer Zurko
Before the winter weather rolls in, make sure your heaters are up to the task of keeping your houses warm.



Culture Notes
Growing A Magnificent Crop of Hardy Lavender | Jeremy Windemuller
Here’s a recipe for success when growing lavender in greenhouses and outdoor growing facilities.

Aloha Lily Eucomis: Tropical Color and Fragrance Year-Round | Brian Correiar
Aloha Lily Eucomis are exotic, fragrant, drought tolerant once established, are nearly disease and pest free, are low input and have an extended shelf life.



Columns
Poinsettia Flower Initiation | Dr. Ruth Kobayashi
Growers often ask: What’s the natural flower initiation date of various poinsettia varieties? The answer: It depends on where you live and what you do.

It’s a Bug Eat Bug World | Chris Fifo
If you’ve got bugs you don’t want, why not bring in something that will eat them?




Under an Acre

This year marks the ninth year that the summer CSA has been in full production at Edencrest Farms in Minesing, Ontario, providing approximately 40 organically certified vegetables to their members.
Pest Management

Some pesticide labels recommend incorporating an adjuvant into pesticide spray solutions to increase the performance of an application.
Growers Talk Business

There’s always been a sense of secrecy in the industry to sharing our financial results, but our leadership team has seen nothing but better and stronger results since we made the decision to start sharing our long-term plans with our organization.
Acres & Acres

This is the 250th issue of GrowerTalks magazine that I’ve had a hand in producing in the almost 21 years I’ve been with Ball Publishing. Which begs the question: Have I learned anything in that time?

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