September 19, 2017
Concerned About Boxwood Blight? Here Are Some Updated Management Tips
AmericanHort’s Horticultural Research Institute has released an updated version of its boxwood blight Best Management Practices document.
September 19, 2017
Here’s Your Chance to Earn CEUs in Weed Management
The University of Florida is offering a new online training course covering weed management in the greenhouse. The course offers Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for growers in many states.
September 15, 2017
Sun Gro Forms New Distribution Agreement with Proven Winners
Sun Gro will distribute Proven Winners-branded potting soils and plant foods to independent garden centers.
September 14, 2017
Hydroponic and Aquaponics Growers Face Possible Loss of Organic Certification
The National Organic Standards Board is considering recommending that USDA revoke the ability for hydroponic, aquaponic, aeroponic, and other container-based growing methods to be certified organic, according to an update from growers at Upstart University.
September 9, 2017
Howler Biological Fungicide from AgBiome Gains EPA Approval
Howler provides preventive, long-lasting activity on a broad spectrum of soilborne and foliar diseases, with no special handling or storage required.
September 4, 2017
How to Successfully Integrate Biocontrols Into Greenhouse Floriculture Production
The widespread adoption of biocontrol in Canadian floriculture greenhouses grew out of necessity. The lessons they learned can help you incorporate these tools in your production.
September 1, 2017
Greenhouse Vegetable Production Systems for Every Grower
From fully automated deepwater culture to vertical growing systems, growers and manufacturers weigh in on tools for producing top-quality vegetables and greens.
August 28, 2017
New Mixing Model Predicts Rooting Media Properties
Researchers at Wageningen University & Research have developed a mixing model that predicts the properties of a mix of constituents in any growing media ratio.
August 23, 2017
iUNU Launches Artificial Intelligence Platform for Greenhouses With Buy-in from Investors
Seattle-based technology startup iUNU aims to help commercial greenhouse growers work smarter with an artificial intelligence solution that tracks and predicts individual plant health on a large scale.
August 15, 2017
How to Know Which Plastic Containers You Can Recycle
Michigan State University’s Garrett Owen offers tips to help you properly dispose of plastic containers, flats, and trays.
August 8, 2017
OHP Launches New Insecticidal Soap, Gains New Registration for Another Insecticide in California
OHP is making two new crop protection tools available to greenhouse growers: Kopa, an insecticidal soap, and California registration for Ancora, a microbial insecticide.
August 1, 2017
How to ID Food Safety Hazards When Growing Greenhouse Vegetables
Greenhouse vegetables are a potentially lucrative market for ornamental growers, but food safety is a constant risk. Here’s a step-by-step plan for addressing food safety concerns.
July 30, 2017
Oasis Grower Solutions Hosting Plant Production Webinar
The webinar, which takes place on Aug. 10, will provide information on growing media for cutting propagation and seed germination.
July 26, 2017
British Researchers Evaluating New Media Blends to Reduce Coir Reliance
Research in the United Kingdom has shown that coir-free growing media has the potential to work as well as coir for strawberry crops, and these research results likely apply to greenhouse production, as well.
July 7, 2017
New Tools for Your Crop Protection Arsenal in the Greenhouse
Over the past few months, crop protection companies have developed several new products designed to help you manage a wide range of insect and disease pests. Here’s a look at some of them.