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.
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.
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.
January 24, 2017
Growers Becoming More Sustainable but Most Think Climate Change is Beyond Control
Greenhouse Grower's 2017 State of the Industry Survey revealed that growers are adopting biocontrols and organic production, yet 58% of growers said they don't believe humans can control climate change.
January 12, 2017
Prevention and Early Intervention: The Keys to Biocontrol Success in Greenhouse Crops
Advance preparation and starting out right helps you implement an effective biocontrol program that reduces pest pressure.
October 30, 2016
Save The Date For The Third Annual Biocontrols 2017 Conference & Expo
Learn about the latest biocontrol products, technologies, and techniques March 2-3, 2017 in Reno, NV, at this year’s conference, presented by Meister Media Worldwide in conjunction with the Biopesticide Industry Alliance.
September 25, 2016
Peace Tree Farm Hosting Biocontrols Event In October
“Advanced Greenhouse Biocontrols for Ornamental and Vegetable Producers” will feature advice from biocontrol authorities Lloyd Traven and Suzanne Wainwright-Evans.