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Speaker | Scotts Miracle Gro
Daisy is a Horticultural Scientist in Growing Media at Scotts Miracle-Gro. She received her MS in Plant Pathology at The Ohio State University where she studied wheat disease management strategies, and their effects on harvest quality and yield. At Scotts, she works with product quality and stability, specifically with in-ground soil amendments and mulch finished goods. In her role, she evaluates the chemical, physical, and biological properties of various soil amendment inputs, such as compost. This includes conducting and managing numerous greenhouse and field trials evaluating plant growth responses to these inputs.
Session Code: 2E
Track: Uses, Markets and Marketing
Session Name: Developing New Compost-Based Products and Blends
Session Time: Tuesday, January 25, 1:45 PM to 3:15 PM
Presentation Title: Meeting High Quality Standards
Presentation Description: Scotts quality standards and difficulty they are having finding composts that meet them. This relates to both physical (plastic) and chemical (herbicide) contamination.