The Current Status of Growing Media
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The May 18th session of our series focuses on growing media.
Growing media seems to change constantly as growers seek a medium to grow plants successfully at the least costs. There have been major changes in growing media in the last 10 – 15 years.
Topics will include:
What is important in a good growing media?
Are there new components that growers should consider and are the components sustainable?
What should growers be asking their suppliers when selecting a high-quality growing media?
Speaker: Brian Jackson, NC State University