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 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 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.
November 1, 2016
Tag And Label Manufactures Offer An Array Of New Plant Products
From flexible labelers to tags that provide vital plant information to consumers, plant tag and label manufacturers discuss the biggest needs that growers have today when it comes to tags and labels, and how their new products are addressing these needs.
November 1, 2016
Bayer Production Ornamentals Hits The Market With 17 Products And More Coming
November 1 officially marked the launch of the Bayer Production Ornamentals business, serving professional growers in greenhouses and nurseries across the U.S. Its comprehensive portfolio of innovative product solutions and support includes product and pest management expertise and a team of technical specialists.
October 25, 2016
Why Logic May Be The Best Defense Against Q-Biotype Whitefly
Greenhouse Grower Editor Laura Drotleff says while you may feel you're in a lose-lose situation with pest control, there are some solutions that can help.
October 21, 2016
How To Select The Best Nutrients For Growing Cannabis
With a little bit of knowledge about the requirements of cannabis plants and how they absorb and utilize nutrients, you can confidently select the products you need without breaking the bank.
October 13, 2016
BioSafe’s New Hort Sales Rep Says Water Regulation And Disease Pressure Are Biggest Industry Challenges
Eric Smith, BioSafe Systems’ New Horticultural Technical Sales Representative, has several years of experience that he says will help him when working with growers on critical issues facing them.
October 8, 2016
Sign Up For The University Of Florida’s Weed Management Course
Participants in the course, which starts October 24, will learn how to manage all aspects of weed management in greenhouses, including weed identification, developing herbicide programs, and the latest non-chemical methods of weed control.
October 7, 2016
How To Train Your Employees To Read Shipping Labels Properly
Avoid costly mistakes by training your employees to accurately read shipping and tray labels with this easy, three-step method.
October 6, 2016
Pindstrup Groups Open Modern Wood Fibre Plant In The Baltics
The Pindstrup Group recently opened a new wood fibre plant near Riga, Latvia, for the production of Forest Gold, a new component for growing media.
October 6, 2016
Online Learning Center Features Advice On Growing Media
This grower resource features videos and articles on how growers can most effectively promote plant health.
October 5, 2016
How The Wrong Substrate Can Increase Potential For Root Problems
RHP, a European knowledge center for substrates and growing media, recommends using airy substrates in winter to provide more oxygen to the plant.