May 15, 2017
New Whitepaper Outlines How to Create an Optimal Climate for Plant Growth
Hoogendoorn recently published a whitepaper that provides background and applications of Next Generation Growing methods, which are designed to optimize plant growth by improving greenhouse climate conditions.
May 15, 2017
A Look Inside Florida’s Newest Cannabis Cultivation Facility
Knox Medical is officially open for business. Founded on more than a half century of plant growing knowledge at Knox Nursery, the new cannabis business offered a look at its cultivation lab late last year.
May 10, 2017
A Refresher on Botrytis Management in the Greenhouse
When the weather is moist and humid, susceptible greenhouse plants may need to be protected from Botrytis cinerea, a fungus that causes leaf spots, blighting, and stem cankers.
May 9, 2017
How to Test and Correct for Low Substrate pH in Your Growing Media
If you mix your own or purchase a pre-mixed substrate, it is recommended you determine the initial pH. In too many cases, growers end up discovering low substrate pH.
May 8, 2017
Four-Lined Plant Bug Emerges as Troublesome Pest in Pennsylvania
Four-lined plant bug damage is very characteristic: circular brown to black spots about one-sixteenth of an inch in diameter. The spots are easily mistaken for disease or frost damage.
May 6, 2017
Horticultural Marketing & Printing Has a New Name and Identity
Now known as the Orora Visual Horticultural brand, the company will provide an enhanced collection of new packaging, point of purchase, and technology solutions specifically directed at the nursery, lawn, and garden industry.
May 5, 2017
New Bactericide/Fungicide from BioSafe Systems Helps Manage Foliar Diseases
BioSafe Systems has introduced PerCarb, a broad-spectrum bactericide/fungicide for use in greenhouse fruits and vegetables, as well as other crops.
May 4, 2017
Bayer Altus Update: Neonic Insect Control Alternative Now Available
Altus, a butenolide class insecticide with the active ingredient flupyradifurone, will be available beginning May 1, and is labeled for greenhouse and nursery use on ornamental plants, vegetable transplants, and indoor vegetable production.
May 2, 2017
Pollinator Update: The Bumblebee on the Endangered List and What That Means to You
With plenty of attention being placed on pollinator health around the country and the world, here’s what you need to know.
April 28, 2017
Growers Developing Strategies for Better Plant Growth Regulator Use in Greenhouses
Whether it’s through new liner programs or more consistent grouping of plants, growers continue to find ways to effectively manage their plant growth regulator programs.
April 26, 2017
Monitor Potential for Heat Stress in Your Geraniums
Heat stress, which can originate from a lack of air flow around baskets suspended in high areas, causes foliar bleaching and chlorosis of zonal geraniums.
April 25, 2017
Out-Of-This-World Plant Nutrition: Fertilizer Company Inducted Into Space Technology Hall of Fame
NASA scientists are growing vegetables on the International Space Station using Florikan’s controlled release fertilizer.