July 5, 2007

Pest Management Guide

BASF Turf & Ornamentals has published a free pest management guide to help nursery, greenhouse and turf maintenance professionals. The guide addresses fungicides, herbicides and insecticides. Interested growers can order guides at the BASF ornamentals-focused Web site: www.betterplants.com

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April 4, 2007

Pylon Labeled For Thrips

OHP Inc.’s miticide/insecticide Pylon is now labeled for thrips control pending state registrations. For more information, visit http://www.ohp.com.

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March 28, 2007

Tips On Mealybugs And Aphids

Michigan State University Entomologist David Smitley shares control strategies at http://www.ipm.msu.edu/grnhouse07/G3-06-07.htm

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March 21, 2007

Integrated Pest Management Survey

Steve Newman at Colorado State University is conducting a survey to design online training modules in Integrated Pest Management for commercial greenhouses. Your input as growers would be greatly appreciated. To participate in the confidential survey, visit http://www.zoomerang.com/survey.zgi?p=WEB2269NDDJWXH

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February 28, 2007

Oregon Growers Host SAF’s Pest Management Conference

More than 120 growers, allied industry members, educators and researchers gathered for the Society of American Florists’ (SAF) Pest Management Conference in Portland, Ore., over the weekend. GG’s Editor Delilah Onofrey was on location gathering the latest in insect and disease control and visiting growers and garden centers in the area, along with the big Yard, Garden & Patio Show. For highlights of the grower tour, featuring Clackamas Greenhouses, Oregon Flowers and Woodburn Nursery & Azaleas, visit her blog at: http://www.greenhousegrower.com/delilah/page.php?page=constant

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