Volume 30 Number 2 Spring 2018

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From the President   Know Your Numbers
Dave Dowling

The Farmer and the Florist   Flowers Make You Happy, But My Business Might Not
Ellen Frost and Laura Beth Resnick

Grower Profile   The Accidental Farmer
Jodi Helmer

IPM Update   New Mealybugs Showing up in Woody Cut Stems
Stanton Gill

Setting the Stage for Locally Grown Flowers and Musical Interaction in the Rogue Valley, Oregon
James M. DelPrince, Joan Thorndike, Mark Applebaum, and Jared Brown

Flowers Need Land, But Do You?
Roy Doan

New Floral Business Models at the Slow Flowers Summit
Debra Prinzing

Seasoned Growers’ Meeting
Lynn Byczynski

Regional Reports:
Regional Report – Northeast
Carolyn Snell

Regional Report – Mid-Atlantic
Lisa Ziegler

Regional Report – Southeast
Valerie Schirmer

Regional Report – North and Central
Jamie Rohda 

Regional Report – South and Central
Shanti Rade

Regional Report – West and Northwest
Lennie Larkin

Regional Report – Canada
Janis Harris

Grower Grant Reports

Weed and Disease Control the Old-fashioned Way: With Steam
Gretel and Steve Adams

Cost-Effective Organic Prevention of Downy Mildew on Zinnias
Renee Clayton


From the Director   In Memoriam: Gay Smith
Judy M. Laushman