Adult Thrips feature

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.

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NatureFresh-Farms-Bug-Brigade-feature

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.

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Biocontrols in a Greenhouse

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.

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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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Scale on leaf nodes

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.

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Adult Aphidoletes in web - Feature

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.

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Cannabis Seedling

May 20, 2017

Biocontrols: A Practical Option for Cannabis

With limited options for chemical pest control, cannabis growers are incorporating biocontrols into their integrated pest management programs. More education will cement this solution as a viable option in this emerging market.

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Biocontrols and beneficials absolutely can be used in outdoor production, with the use of banker plant systems

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.

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Vegetable and Hydroponic Production At Vineland

April 10, 2017

Growing Beyond Your Comfort Zone Can Be Rewarding

With experience in biocontrols and IPM, ornamental growers have much to offer in producing emerging horticultural crops.

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Oat Grass Banker System feature

March 20, 2017

How You Can Market the Benefits of Biocontrols

Educating retailers and end consumers about the use of biocontrols and why it’s important has helped Fessler Nursery gain new customers and profits.

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Biocontrols West 2017 Trade Show

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.

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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.

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