A growing consumer desire for locally grown produce is one reason greenhouse ornamentals producers should consider vegetable production.
Greenhouse Grower talked to the Kansas Department of Agriculture’s Plant Protection and Weed Control Program Manager Jeff Vogel to learn about the Kansas Pest Freedom Standards and how the state is regulating tobacco mosaic virus (TMV) on petunias this season.
The Kansas Department of Agriculture (KDA) has ordered growers and retailers to destroy all petunias received from the Dümmen Group’s Las Mercedes, El Salvador farm.
Let’s make it a priority to show kids and the general public how cool horticulture really is.
Growers who have received Red Fox brand petunia cuttings from the Dümmen Group’s Las Mercedes, El Salvador stock plant facility should inspect unrooted petunia cuttings and plants for any symptoms of tobacco mosaic virus (TMV).
Lloyd Traven explains why 80 percent of his team is age 30 and under, how that’s working out for Peace Tree Farm now and where it will lead in the future.
Check out the highlights of Costa Farms 2014 Season Premier Trials, including new varieties for 2015 and new marketing concepts.
Evaluate your business to determine how you can make your products and services more relevant to next-generation consumers.
Consumers are increasingly researching and buying plants online, forgoing traditional brick-and-mortar stores. Here’s how BigBadFlower.com and other online plant sellers will capitalize one growing internet sales.
BioGlow’s auction went live on January 31 for nicotiana ‘Starlight Avatar,’ the world’s first light producing plant.