The STEM Podcast
By Bill Calkins
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STEM: Insider Tips for Greenhouse Pros is a podcast created specifically for commercial greenhouse growers, horticulture professionals and the customers they supply – including but not limited to retail garden centers, nurseries and landscape professionals. Hosted by Ball Seed’s Bill Calkins, each episode will feature a guest sharing timely and relevant horticulture ideas, innovations and technology, as well as current greenhouse industry topics and news – practical information for greenhouse professionals.
||Clean38 Stolen Retail Ideas||Take these 38 Stolen Retail Ideas for what they are – ideas meant to inspire creativity and fresh approaches. We’re entering a new era of ...||7/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSecrets of a Winning Product Launch||The guest for this 11th episode of STEM: Insider Tips for Greenhouse Pros is Kris Carlsson. Kris has a background is growing at the wholesale ...||7/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWave: Past, Present & Future||Our guest for the tenth episode of STEM is Scott Rusch, the Product Development Director at PanAmerican Seed. Our topic is Wave – a fascinating ...||6/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanToday’s Vegetable Breeding: Trendy & Delicious||We explore the latest vegetable breeding touching on the industry’s top sellers (tomatoes and peppers), current and future direction, the importance of earliness and disease ...||5/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat Today’s Shopper Wants||The cofounders of GrowIt!, Seth Reed and Mason Day, share insights into the wants and needs of today’s lawn and garden shopper with a focus ...||5/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNew Innovations for 2019 & Beyond||Jim Kennedy, National Sales Manager for Ball Seed joins STEM to share his favorite new varieties for 2019, tips for identifying viable innovations and thoughts ...||5/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSelling to Different Tribes||Bill Calkins is the host and guest of this episode of STEM identifying different tribes of likeminded shoppers and offering tips for how to attract ...||4/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPlant Breeding: From Concept to Commercial||Dr. Laura Masor, a plant breeder for Ball FloraPlant joins STEM to explain the product pipeline from conceptualization, research, breeding and trialing to commercialization in ...||3/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPerennials: The Retail Color Bridge||Greg Soles, a Product Representative with Darwin Perennials and a true advocate for perennial plants joins STEM to talk about crop scheduling and new breeding ...||3/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanExecuting Your Plan with Priority and Timeliness||Jason Twaddell, Territory Manager with Ball FloraPlant, joins STEM to talk about everything you need to consider from planning to shipping a crop of annuals ...||3/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGetting Off to a Great Start||Dr. Todd Cavins, Ball Seed Technical Services, joins STEM to talk about proper care and handling of young plants – specifically plugs and liners. Todd ...||2/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDrama in the Garden||Dr. Marvin Miller (industry legend, Ball Seed market research manager, economist and trend spotter) joins us to talk about a strategy for greenhouse growers to ...||2/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
This is exactly what our industry needs! Great information!