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.

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Boxwood Blight

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.

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Proven Winners Potting Soil and Plant Food

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.

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Hydroponics Michigan State Web

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.

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Powdery mildew on rosemary. Photo credit: SHS Griffin

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.

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Biocontrols in a Greenhouse

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.

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AmHydro Vegetable Production System

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.

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Growing Media Mixing Model

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.

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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.

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Recyclable Horticulture Plastic Containers

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.

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Aphids On Older Leaves

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.

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Houweling's Tomatoes' Mona Greenhouse

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.

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