The nursery and greenhouse industry has a critical relationship with colleges and universities, including the programs that train future leaders, the researchers who drive change and improvement, and the scholarship programs that help students finance their education. This three-part issue dives into the fruits of those labors, as well as lessons from a nostoc control trial and teaching efficiency during a pandemic.
In this issue:
- Part 1: The foundation of learning: Oregon’s higher horticulture education programs feed the pipeline of nursery talent.
- Part 2: The framework of the future: Industry-funded scholarships provide essential support for tomorrow’s leaders.
- Part 3: The grassroots of research: The nursery industry plays an important role funding and vetting beneficial research projects.
- Lean, but clean: Faced with a pandemic, Lean nurseries adapted to stay efficient while protecting workers and their business.
- Knowing what we don’t: President’s Desk by Kyle Fessler
- Lessons of the pandemic: Directors Desk by Jeff Stone
Growing Knowledge an ongoing series provided by Oregon State University in collaboration with the USDA and in partnership with OAN.
- Nixing nostoc: Researchers ‘go to the mats’ to test various control products.
Please send your comments on the issue to editor Curt Kipp at email@example.com.