Volume 31 Number 2 Spring 2019

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From the President
Collaborations and Connections
Jennie Love

The Farmer and the Florist
We Asked, You Answered
Ellen Frost and Laura Beth Resnick

Grower Profile
Emily Copus, Carolina Flowers
Taking the Leap
Jodi Helmer

IPM Update
Using IPM Methods for Dealing with Major Insect Pests of Dahlias
Stanton Gill, Nancy Rechcigl, Suzanne Klick, and Rachel Ross

The Cockroach and the Coyote of the Cut Flower Trade – Would You Grow Them?
Ralph Thurston

Growing Gentians
Paul Sansone

ASCFG Grower Grant Reports:

Testing the Viability of Peony Production in Warm Climates (zone 9b)
Lennie Larkin, B-Side Farm

Viability of Begonia Foliage for Floral Design and the Viability of Strawberries for Floral Design
Laura Beth Resnick, Butterbee Farm

Regional Reports:

Northeast – Carolyn Snell

Mid-Atlantic – Lisa Ziegler

Southeast – Val Schirmer

North and Central – Jamie Rohda

South and Central – Shanti Rade

West and Northwest – Erin McMullen

Canada – Janis Harris

From the Director
Moving Ahead Through 2019