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Speaker: Dr. Melinda Knuth, Assistant Professor in Horticultural Science

Speaker: Dr. Melinda Knuth, Assistant Professor in Horticultural Science

Educational Programs @ Cultivate ... The Green Industry's Must-Attend Event

Dr. Melinda Knuth, Assistant Professor in Hort Science at North Carolina State Univ.   Dr. Knuth’s research area focuses on consumer and market research experience by focusing on the interface...

Dr. Melinda Knuth, Assistant Professor in Hort Science at North Carolina State Univ.   Dr. Knuth’s research area focuses on consumer and market research experience by focusing on the interface between people and plants, helping the horticulture industry understand consumer preferences, perceptions, and motivations. Historically, Dr. Knuth has evaluated trade flows of horticulture products...

Speaker: Danny Lauderdale, Area Specialized Agent

Speaker: Danny Lauderdale, Area Specialized Agent

Educational Programs @ Cultivate ... The Green Industry's Must-Attend Event

Danny Lauderdale, Area Specialized Agent at North Carolina State University   Danny has Extension responsibilities for commercial ornamental nursery and greenhouse production in Eastern North...

Danny Lauderdale, Area Specialized Agent at North Carolina State University   Danny has Extension responsibilities for commercial ornamental nursery and greenhouse production in Eastern North Carolina. He works with Extension Agents and Specialists to provide production information to growers and has been focusing on scouting, research, and demonstrations related to management of red-headed...

Speaker: Dr. Brian Whipker, Professor of Floriculture

Speaker: Dr. Brian Whipker, Professor of Floriculture

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Dr. Brian Whipker, Professor of Floriculture at NC State University   Dr. Brian E. Whipker earned the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Horticulture and Agricultural Education, Agricultural...

Dr. Brian Whipker, Professor of Floriculture at NC State University   Dr. Brian E. Whipker earned the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Horticulture and Agricultural Education, Agricultural Economics, and Horticulture, respectively. All four degrees were from Purdue University. Brian Whipker has been a Professor at NC State University for over 25 years specializing in plant nutrition, plant...

Speaker: Tom Ranney, JC Raulston Distinguished Professor

Speaker: Tom Ranney, JC Raulston Distinguished Professor

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Tom Ranney, JC Raulston Distinguished Professor at North Carolina State University   Tom has been a faculty member at North Carolina State University since 1989 and is currently the JC Raulston...

Tom Ranney, JC Raulston Distinguished Professor at North Carolina State University   Tom has been a faculty member at North Carolina State University since 1989 and is currently the JC Raulston Distinguished Professor of Horticultural Science. He lives, works, and gardens in the mountains of Western North Carolina where he has the good fortune to lead a plant breeding program at the...

Speaker: Amanda Solliday, Doctoral Student

Speaker: Amanda Solliday, Doctoral Student

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Amanda Solliday, Doctoral Student at North Carolina State University   Amanda Solliday is a doctoral student in horticultural sciences at North Carolina State University. Her research focuses...

Amanda Solliday, Doctoral Student at North Carolina State University   Amanda Solliday is a doctoral student in horticultural sciences at North Carolina State University. Her research focuses on sustainability and climate change in the horticulture industry, and under the supervision of Dr. Melinda Knuth, she is working on a project with the American Floral Endowment to help develop...

Speaker: Patrick Veazie, Graduate Assistant

Speaker: Patrick Veazie, Graduate Assistant

Educational Programs @ Cultivate ... The Green Industry's Must-Attend Event

Patrick Veazie, Graduate Assistant at North Carolina State University   Patrick Veazie is a master's student at NC State University focusing on plant nutrition and substrate components. Prior...

Patrick Veazie, Graduate Assistant at North Carolina State University   Patrick Veazie is a master's student at NC State University focusing on plant nutrition and substrate components. Prior to beginning his M.S. degree, he was an undergraduate researcher in Dr. Whipker’s lab. He has nine peer-reviewed publications, of which he is the first author on five. In addition, he is a co-author of...