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Bright Ideas for Better Landscape Lighting Bids

Last updated: 05/26/2018

Have you ever had potential clients interested in landscape lighting, but were scared off by the cost? Sticker-shock happens, but don’t give up just yet when the client says no

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Fertilizers Continue Mostly Higher

Last updated: 05/26/2018

Telvent DTN, LLC, doing business as “DTN The Progressive Farmer” or “Schneider Electric” (hereinafter “Schneider Electric”) respects individual privacy and values the c

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Research Project Verifies Dollar Return on Iowa Cover Crops

Last updated: 05/26/2018

AMES, Iowa – New research says that, depending on the size of their farms, Iowa farmers can save between $350 and $40,000 per year by grazing cattle on cover crops. The two-year,

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Tighter controls sought for polluted farm runoff

Last updated: 05/26/2018

A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. EVANSVILLE, Ind. — Indiana farmers have benefited from billions of dollars in agricultural subsidies in recent decades, some of i

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Cranberry Cutting Propagation ? Learn How To Root Cranberry Cuttings

Last updated: 05/26/2018

Cranberries are not grown from seeds but rather from one-year-old cuttings or three-year-old seedlings. Sure, you can purchase cuttings and these will be a year old and have a root

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Griffith Buck

Last updated: 05/26/2018

Griffith Buck (1915 – 28 March 1991) was a professor of horticulture at Iowa State University who created over 80 named cultivars of the rose, all of which are capable of withst

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UF study finds IGRs integral to mosquito control

Last updated: 05/26/2018

At the University of Florida, mosquito control is an important issue for Dr. Phil Koehler, an Endowed Professor of Entomology and a PMP Hall of Famer (Class of 2015). He and his te

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Fruit flies pose food safety risk

Last updated: 05/26/2018

Fruit flies have long been a source of annoyance for restaurant, foodservice and food processing operators. But now, new research shows that these tiny pests can play a more sinist

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Don't Miss Opportunities to Market Your Biocontrol Program | Greenhouse Grower

Last updated: 05/26/2018

I have seen some incredible examples of people using biocontrols, but unfortunately, they don’t tell anyone about what they’re doing or why. The use of biopesticides, beneficia

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10 gardening apps perfect for summer upskilling

Last updated: 05/25/2018

Spring and summer are the best seasons to get outside and enjoy your garden. Whether you’re a seasoned green-fingered professional or a gardening beginner, it’s always enjoyabl

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