January 12, 2017
Prevention and Early Intervention: The Keys to Biocontrol Success in Greenhouse Crops
Advance preparation and starting out right helps you implement an effective biocontrol program that reduces pest pressure.
January 10, 2017
Pest Management Workshop to Take Place in Virginia on Jan. 26
Battlefield Farms will host the workshop, which is being coordinated by Virginia Cooperative Extension and will focus on new techniques in disease and insect control.
January 5, 2017
Successful Propagation of Purple Fountain Grass From Single-Internode Culm Cuttings
In the first article of a two-part series, researchers discuss how propagation daily light integral and root-zone temperature influence root growth and development of single-internode purple fountain grass culm cuttings.
January 2, 2017
Why You Need To Know What’s In Your Growing Media Mix
Before you buy growing media mixes or raw materials to mix your own custom blends, here are some important factors to consider.
December 25, 2016
Grow-Tech Patents Plug Designed for Tissue Culture
The ZenPlug from Grow-Tech is used for tissue culture in orchids and difficult-to-root cuttings, and is one of several products recently developed by Grow-Tech.
December 19, 2016
Funding Allocated for Several Horticulture Pest Research Initiatives
The USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service has allocated millions in funding to research plant pests such as boxwood blight, downy mildew, and phytophthora.
December 17, 2016
New Growing Media Technology Designed To Promote Healthier Plants
Oasis Grower Solutions recently launched several new innovations that support plant growth and health all the way to maturity.
December 5, 2016
New Growing Media Advancements Giving Growers More Options
With innovative, sustainable growing media components, growers will be able to improve plant health, achieve consistency among crops, save money, and reduce inputs, while saving space on storage.
November 29, 2016
How Greenhouse Growers Can Manage The Foxglove Aphid
Recent research is shedding new light on the foxglove aphid. Understanding host plants, identification, and biology will help growers deal with this pest.
November 27, 2016
How The Sustainability Movement Impacts Growing Media
As consumers continue to focus on sustainability, growers need cost-effective media additives and options that produce high-quality plants, all while conserving precious natural resources and reducing the grower’s carbon footprint.
November 23, 2016
Tips On How To Prevent Aerial Blight Spread In Poinsettias
According to Michigan State University experts, certain species of the pathogen Phytophthora, which is typically thought of as a root rot, can also cause issues above-ground.
November 19, 2016
Growth Products Launches New Catalog Of Horticulture Biological Products
The full-color resource guide provides detailed product descriptions and rate charts for all of the company’s bioinnovations, liquid fertilizers, micronutrients, and biological control products.
November 6, 2016
Growing Media Suppliers Are Focusing On Consistency
Here’s what three companies are doing to educate growers, while delivering products tailored to their specific needs.
November 5, 2016
Fred C. Gloeckner Foundation Awards Several Grants For Floriculture Research
The foundation has awarded 13 grants totaling $131,016 to support floriculture research for innovation and improved production practices.
November 4, 2016
Evaluating Greenhouse Supplemental Lighting For Young And Finished Plant Production
Researchers at Purdue and Michigan State University compare young and finished plant production under LED toplighting and HPS lamps to determine which source is most effective.