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Friday, October 31, 2014 Vol. 78 No. 6


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October 2014 Issue

Features
A Growing Culture | Compiled by Jennifer Zurko
We’ve asked 12 breeders to provide growing info about their newest crops. To learn about benefits for garden center retailers on all of these varieties, turn to page 34 on the Green Profit side.

DuPage Horticultural School | Jennifer Duffield White
On the 50th Anniversary of the first graduating class, we look at a school that shaped an industry from 1963-1988.



Culture Notes


Columns
An Exercise in Tongue Twisting | Albert Grimm
It’s a worthwhile effort to learn about the different classes of pesticides available to us because the success of your pest control program might depend on how well you understand the differences.

It’s More Complicated Than You Think | Jennifer Zurko
I’ve been in this industry for more than 11 years and I never knew what went in to getting vegetative varieties to the marketplace.




Under an Acre

According to Ryland Engelhart, owner of Kiss The Ground in Venice, California, soil is more than a place to plant crops—it’s what will essentially sustain the life on our planet.
Pest Management

From fall 2011 to spring 2013, Dr. Mary Hausbeck of Michigan State University and her team conducted research on Pythium to try and narrow down the specifics conditions that can cause the pathogen.
Growers Talk Business

As we believe that neonics are among the very safest pesticides on the market for people, mammals, birds and the environment, we have to contemplate the end plan for the groups that are pushing for bans.
Acres & Acres

Gardening is not a science, it’s an art, and we should treat it as such.

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