Our 2022 Greenhouse Issue of Digger explores the people, plants, production methods and pest management techniques of Oregon greenhouses. It starts with a profile on the Yoshitomi Brothers nursery. There are also new ideas for perennial producers, a cost-saving irrigation equipment analysis, and a review of efficient greenhouse space management. Finally, OSU researchers also follow up with a second story on fungal diseases in greenhouse settings.
In this issue:
- Yoshitomi Brothers Inc.: Founded by Ed, Fred, Robert and Kay Yoshitomi, the nursery grows nearly 1,000 different ornamental and edible varieties.
- Unsung perennials: A treasure trove of options is available for those who want to go beyond the staples.
- Making every drop count: Using water efficiently in the greenhouse.
- Arranging for efficient greenhouse arrangments: The intentional, strategic use of space can determine how efficiently a greenhouse functions and how profitable it is.
- Fly like an EAGL: President’s Message by Josh Robinson
- One can’t be green without the green industry: Director’s Desk by Jeff Stone
- Understanding the new climate rules: Jordan Ramis PC explains the impact of the Climate Protection Program’s impact on growers.
Growing Knowledge an ongoing series provided by Oregon State University in collaboration with the USDA and in partnership with OAN.
- Villains of the greenhouse II: When seedlings fail, Fusarium damping-off or wilt could be another cause.
Please send your comments on the issue to editor Curt Kipp at firstname.lastname@example.org.