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Commercial Horticulture 

Commercial Horticulture


Have a question about horticulture?  Ask the Owen County Agriculture and Natural Resources Educator, Jenna Smith at smith535@purdue.edu


Commercial Horticulture Producers face a wide variety of issues when trying to grow flowers, vegetables, and forestry products for others enjoyment.  Information has been sorted into the following categories to help answer questions which commerical horticulture producers might have.  Please feel free to click on the topic for any categories that you feel best suits your needs. various plants


•  General Horticulture  

•  Flowers 

• Forestry

• Organic Production   





Purdue Extension suggests the following links for information regarding Commercial Horticulture:

Commercial Floriculture Extension - Production information, Extension bulletins, research articles, newsletters and programs for commercial greenhouse growers.

Green Industry Resources - Information on sustainable production of nursery, floriculture, arboriculture, and turf crops and landscape management.

Purdue Fruit and Vegetable Connection - Information on production of major fruit and vegetable crops, events calendar, newsletters, and publications.

Horticultural Marketing - Resources for direct marketing, farmers’ markets and risk management.

Purdue Plant & Pest Diagnostic Laboratory - Information on plant diseases and insect pests. Commonly asked questions, picture of the week, featured articles, etc.

New Crops - Resources on a wide range of new crops.