October 27, 2014

New Insecticides Offer Alternatives For Growers

Chemistry advances in insecticides broaden growers’ pest management options, without compromising control.

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October 14, 2014

Pollinator Legislation Could Help Solve One Piece Of The Puzzle

AmericanHort encourages industry members to contact their members of Congress to support legislation that would require federal agencies to take greater action to deal with parasite and disease factors impacting the health of managed bees, specifically focusing on Varroa mites.

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October 7, 2014

New Jersey Green Industry Council Will Host Pollinator Summit November 11

The New Jersey Green Industry Council's 2014 Pollinator Summit is an event and issue briefing for everyone who works in the green industry, agriculture, or related industries. The event will take place Nov. 11 at the National Conference Center, East Windsor, N.J.

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September 22, 2014

Seattle City Council To Vote On Citywide Ban Of Neonicotinoids

On September 17, a committee of the Seattle City Council endorsed a ban on the purchase and use of neonicotinoid products on city property. The measure includes supportive language for sales and use bans for all use patterns, including plants, seeds or products containing neonicotinoids in the city, and support for a national moratorium on products.

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Gary Mangum

August 12, 2014

What Bell Nursery Learned From Growing Without Neonicotinoids This Spring

Determined to find out firsthand what a ban on neonicotinoid pesticides would mean for growers, Bell Nursery CEO Gary Mangum challenged his team to grow without them. Read to find out about the lessons he learned.

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BASF’s Sultan Miticide Can Be Rotated With Beneficials, Offers Quick Knockdown [sponsor content]

August 5, 2014

BASF’s Sultan Miticide Can Be Rotated With Beneficials, Offers Quick Knockdown [sponsor content]

BASF’s Joe Lara shares details on Sultan miticide’s quick knockdown, residual control, integration in rotation and use with beneficial and predacious mite release programs.

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As directed by EPA, the bee hazard icon appears in the Directions For Use for each application site for specific use restrictions and instructions to protect bee and other pollinators.

August 5, 2014

Do You Use Neonicotinoids And Systemic Insecticides? [Survey]

Take this quick industry survey to help gauge the economic impact of these tools, and inform regulators about their value.

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July 21, 2014

Spider Mites: The Summer Scourge

Spider mite resistance is becoming an increasing problem in greenhouse production. Scouting, biocontrols and miticides can help you take back control of spider mites this summer.

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Joe Bischoff

July 12, 2014

Watch Neonicotinoids: Cutting Through the Clutter Live Right Now!

Date: Saturday, July 12 10:45 am – 11:30 am Location: Ballroom 2 Speakers: Joseph Bischoff, PhD, Lin Schmale http://bit.ly/1nhJdQQ Description: Much has been written and is being circulated about the impact that neonicotinoid insecticide use could be having on pollinator populations. Because not all the questions yet have sound scientific answers, too much of what is being written is based on hearsay, innuendo, and fear. Now, some local and a few state bodies are weighing restricting neonicotinoid insecticide use. Joe and Lin will present the facts as research has demonstrated them and how to use the neonics effectively and responsibly with minimal non-target effects. This session is open to all attendees. This session may be eligible for pesticide recertification credit. Tracks: Greenhouse, Hot Topics, Landscape, Nursery Speakers: Joseph Bischoff, PhD, Regulatory & Legislative Affairs Director AmericanHort  

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June 27, 2014

6 New Crop Protection Tools

Rycar Insecticide by sePRO Affordably priced, Rycar brings a brand new class of chemistry to your toolbox. Not only is Rycar excellent for controlling whiteflies and aphids, it also has good activity on chili thrips, mealybugs and leafhoppers.        

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June 17, 2014

BASF’s Sultan Miticide Receives EPA Approval

The new miticide provides a novel mode of action, with active ingredient cyflumetofen, for use in greenhouses, nurseries, landscapes and interiorscapes.

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