February 27, 2018
8 Reasons Next Week’s Biocontrols USA West Conference and Expo is a Can’t-Miss Event
Taking place March 7-9, The Biocontrols USA West Conference & Expo will offer real-world success stories of how to integrate biocontrols along with conventional and organic options in integrated pest management programs.
February 20, 2018
Thrips Causing Headaches? New Research Shows Bio-based IPM Offers the Best Control
Dr. Rose Buitenhuis will present practical knowledge for growers to implement immediately during Biocontrols West Conference in San Diego, March 7-9.
February 8, 2018
Learn the Basics of Biocontrols for Controlled Environment Production
Growers producing crops in protected structures, including ornamentals, vegetable crops, and cannabis, can learn about effective sanitation, banker plants, and buying and using beneficials and predatory insects at the Biocontrols USA West Conference in San Diego, March 3-7.
February 6, 2018
Biocontrol Track for Greenhouse Growers Reveals New Production Techniques and Marketing Ideas
The Biocontrols West USA Conference in San Diego March 7-9 offers greenhouse growers practical knowledge on new research findings and an energetic presentation from a grower who’s taking her customers along on her biocontrols journey.
January 22, 2018
Don’t Miss Opportunities to Market Your Biocontrol Program
Our industry can do a better job of spreading the word to customers and the public about how we’re using biopesticides and other biocontrols.
November 27, 2017
4 Opportunities to Educate Yourself on IPM Practices in the Greenhouse
The Michigan State University Extension floriculture team has developed four greenhouse integrated pest management sessions that will be presented at the 2017 Michigan Greenhouse Growers Expo in Grand Rapids, MI.
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.
July 2, 2017
Why Biological Control Fails: Encapsulation May be the Culprit
If your biological control isn’t working for you, encapsulation could be to blame. Learn how this defensive response can cripple a biological control program.
May 27, 2017
How to Overcome Biocontrol Challenges by Thinking Outside the Box
With a little creative thinking and adjustments to your strategy, you can overcome your greenhouse biocontrol challenges.
May 2, 2017
Michigan State Offering Summer Courses on Biocontrols and Greenhouse Lighting
Registration for the courses, which take place online and provide detailed information on biocontrols and lighting in the greenhouse, is now open.
March 7, 2017
Biocontrols Conference Offers Education, New Product Updates, and More
The Biocontrols USA West 2017 Conference and Expo, held March 1-3 in Reno, NV, highlighted the high level of integration biocontrol is now experiencing among specialty crop growers.
February 26, 2017
AgBiome Will Enter the Ornamentals Market With a New Biological Fungicide
AgBiome, a young company with teammates steeped in decades of experience in the crop protection world, sees an opportunity to bring products to market that fill the existing gaps in plant protection. The company has partnered with SePRO to market and distribute Zio, a biological fungicide expecting EPA registration this spring.