Volume 30 Number 3 Summer 2018

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From the President   Dave’s Penultimate Letter as ASCFG President
Dave Dowling

The Farmer and the Florist   Competition: The New Norm
Ellen Frost and Laura Beth Resnick

Grower Profile   The Garden That Keeps on Growing – Janet Foss, J. Foss Garden Flowers
Jodi Helmer

IPM Update   Using Good Fungus for Insect Control in Cut Flowers
Stanton Gill

Culture Profile  However You Pronounce It, Clematis is a Terrific Cut Flower
Ralph Thurston

Flowers from the Farm Wins Big at Chelsea
Gill Hodgson

Is Your Land an Asset or a Liability?
Roy Doan

Tropical Gingers for Spring Cut Flowers
Richard A. Criley

Extending Postharvest Vase Life of Dahlias: the Struggle Continues
Holly Scoggins, Leslie Peck, and Margaret Aiken

Postharvest Disease of Zinnia: A New Threat to Cut Flower Production
Fulya Baysal-Gurel, PhD

A Survey of Peony Diseases in the Central and Eastern United States
Andrea Garfinkel and Gary Chastagner

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


From the Director  The Common Facts of Today Are the Products of Yesterday’s Research
Judy M. Laushman