According to results of a survey by AgInfomatics, professionals in the turf and ornamental industries fear the loss of neonicotinoid products would reduce the quality of their plants and services, increase costs and negatively impact their ability to manage pest resistance.
While you’re still preparing your operation for spring and investing in new ideas, consider employing some of these improvements to save money and resources.
The Grower of the Year program encompasses two distinct awards: Operation Of The Year and Head Grower Of The Year. Tell us about an operation or head grower you believe we should consider today.
Find out what voters decided in Florida on its pending medical marijuana ballot measure, and in Alaska, Oregon and Washington, D.C., on full recreational use.
Greenhouse Grower hosted its first GreenhouseConnect event October 22-25 at Saddlebrook Resort in Tampa, Fla. The event brought together top growers and suppliers for one-on-one meetings and networking, in a focused but relaxed atmosphere.
Over the next 20 to 30 years, Garry Grueber of Cultivaris and Global Breadfruit says the horticulture industry will need to address such issues as population growth, feeding a hungry world, less availability of water and land resources, rampant climate change and increased focus on the environment and sustainability.
Bell Nursery has acquired two new growing operations in North Carolina and Virginia. Bentwood Farms and Blue Ridge Growers will add more than 250 acres of greenhouse and field production space.
In 2014, there are three states with pending legislation to legalize medical marijuana, and national legislation is pending for pro-medical (non-legalizing) marijuana. Learn more about state and national bills here.
Seattle City Council voted last week to pass a ban on the purchase and use of neonicotinoids on city property. Responsible Industry For a Sound Environment (RISE) provides insight on the ban.
Cuttings producers worldwide are committed to sustainability and producing clean, high-quality young plants.