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May 11, 2018

New Sterile Ornamental Grasses One Solution to Grass Invasion

Aggressive grass species can turn gardeners off to using ornamental grasses. Less fertile alternatives offer options for keeping grasses from taking over the garden.

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May 10, 2018

Beekenkamp Plants Acquires Sunny Osteospermum Breeding Program

Beekenkamp took over all Sunny Holland sales activities in 2017, and now has ownership of the company’s entire breeding program.

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May 23, 2018

How Low Substrate pH Can Cause Lower Leaf Chlorosis

Geraniums grown in substrates below an optimal pH range will exhibit chlorotic leaf spotting between veins, interveinal chlorosis, and marginal and leaf necrosis of the lower foliage.

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May 23, 2018

Why Your Irrigation Water Affects Your Media pH

Irrigation water that is alkaline contains bicarbonates, and as crops are irrigated over time, these bicarbonates will increase media pH.

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May 22, 2018

Little Leaf Farms Expands Its Indoor Baby Greens Production

The Massachusetts-based company has increased the size of its greenhouses to 5 acres, more than doubling its annual production of baby greens.

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May 25, 2018

Bailey Nurseries’ Ryan McEnaney Recognized for Marketing Leadership

The Advertising Federation of Minnesota named McEnaney as one of its 32 Under 32 winners, representing the best up-and-coming marketing minds in the state.

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May 24, 2018

New Cannabis Greenhouse in Washington Nears Completion

Once the Marijuana Company of America’s new 30,000 square-foot facility is fully built, it will have the ability to house approximately 4,000 plants.

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May 23, 2018

Collegiate Plant Initiative Helps Foster a Love of Plants Among Students

CPI offers a unique perspective of the plant world, with the goal of connecting college students with exciting plants and teaching them more about opportunities in the plant industry.

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Travis Higginbotham

May 25, 2018

Fluence Bioengineering Hires Former Battlefield Farms Research Director

Fluence Bioengineering is continuing to expand its in-house knowledge of greenhouse production with the hiring of Travis Higginbotham, formerly with Battlefield Farms, as its Director of Cultivation Support.

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May 15, 2018

Gotham Greens Expanding Greenhouse Production Into Baltimore

Scheduled to open in early 2019, Gotham Greens’ Baltimore facility will bring a reliable, year-round, local supply of fresh produce to serve retail, restaurant, and foodservice customers throughout the mid-Atlantic region.

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May 14, 2018

Growing Innovations Geared to Connect Specialty Ag With Solutions

Innovation abounds in agriculture, yet it can feel sometimes as if the gap between exciting new developments and what growers actually need in their operations can be awfully wide. We at Meister Media Worldwide intend to help narrow this gap. Which is why we’re pleased to introduce Growing Innovations – an altogether new type of event that will debut Nov. 7-8 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV. Unlike most agricultural events and trade shows, Growing Innovations is not about technology per se, nor is it about everyday issues that growers face. Instead, this new conference and tradeshow is very acutely solutions oriented. It takes as its starting point specialty crop growers’ most pressing real-world challenges – production efficiency, labor and water shortages, logistics, and data management to name just a few – and showcases advances, both current and up-and-coming, that have the greatest potential to bring […]

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