September 27, 2016
Washington State Outlines Pesticide Criteria For Cannabis Production
The state has also compiled a searchable list of pesticides that fit the criteria for use on marijuana.
September 25, 2016
Peace Tree Farm Hosting Biocontrols Event In October
“Advanced Greenhouse Biocontrols for Ornamental and Vegetable Producers” will feature advice from biocontrol authorities Lloyd Traven and Suzanne Wainwright-Evans.
September 23, 2016
Bayer Continues Its Shift Into The Ornamentals Market
The company has announced its 12 distributor partners, and also recently named Steve Larson — formerly with Color Spot Nurseries — as its ornamental specialist.
September 19, 2016
Learn About Biological Controls In The Greenhouse In A New Online Course
Michigan State University Extension (MSU) and Kansas State University Research and Extension are collaborating on a pre-recorded online course on “Biological Control for Greenhouse Growers.”
August 23, 2016
Studies Offer Conflicting Views On Neonic Effect On Bee Health
How much exposure to neonicotinoids do bees need before their health becomes affected? That’s the question two research teams look to answer.
August 22, 2016
How To ID And Manage Black Aphids In Chrysanthemums
Growers in Michigan have recently been reporting a higher presence of this pest. Here are some tips on how to control it.
August 22, 2016
Cannabis Group Stays Focused On Consistent Standards For Crop Protection
The Foundation of Cannabis Unified Standards (FOCUS), is an independent, third-party, not-for-profit organization, is in the process of developing cannabis-specific standards for everything from cultivation and extraction to packaging and retail.
August 21, 2016
Three Diseases To Watch For In Cannabis Production
The development of root rot, powdery mildew, and leaf septoria can damage cannabis to the point of complete crop loss.
August 18, 2016
Vestaron Planning For More Research And Development Of New Bioinsecticides
On the heels of launching Spear-T, its first bioinsecticide, Vestaron has received additional financing that will be used to develop new products with new modes of action.
August 17, 2016
New Organic Mycoinsecticide From BioWorks Now Registered In Every State
BioWorks’ Mycotrol can be used to manage whitefly, thrips, aphids, and other insects in greenhouses and nurseries.
August 12, 2016
How You Can Control Downy Mildew In Coleus, Roses, And Other Crops
Downy mildew diseases are potentially devastating to ornamental crops and at the very least can cause unsightly damage. Check out the latest research and recommendations for preventing it.
August 4, 2016
Horticulturist And Entomologist Jen Browning To Speak At The 2016 Farwest Show
Browning will discuss the use of nematodes in managing pests in greenhouses and nurseries.