The impact of systemic insecticides on bees and other pollinators is not new phenomenon. Kansas State University Entomology Professor Raymond Cloyd says we, as an industry, need to work together to provide unbiased information that is based in sound science.
Bayer CropScience recently celebrated the grand opening of its North American Bee Care Center at its North American headquarters in Research Triangle Park, N.C. The $2.4 million center brings together resources, with goals of promoting improved honey bee health, product stewardship and sustainable agriculture.
The sixth and final day of the 2014 California Spring Trials saw Greenhouse Grower editors wrapping up the week with hundreds of beautiful new varieties at Ball, Fides-Oro, Ecke Ranch and Green Fuse Botanicals. Check out these beauties!
On the fifth day of trials, Greenhouse Grower editors visited several trials and saw hundreds of beautiful new varieties. Here are some of the highlights of the day.
On the fourth day of trials, Greenhouse Grower editors visited several trials and saw hundreds of beautiful new varieties. Here are some of the highlights of the day.
The Greenhouse Grower editors hit the trail hard again on Monday, April 7. Here are the fabulous new varieties we saw at Syngenta Flowers, SHS Griffin and Proven Winners.
Breeders are creating remarkably strong displays full of ideas to promote a love of plants and gardening. Here are some highlights from Spring Trials sites at Danziger, Benary, Golden State Bulb and Pacific Plug & Liner.
Greenhouse Grower talked to the Kansas Department of Agriculture’s Plant Protection and Weed Control Program Manager Jeff Vogel to learn about the Kansas Pest Freedom Standards and how the state is regulating tobacco mosaic virus (TMV) on petunias this season.
The wholesale grower will eliminate all foliar treatments made with the three named neonicotinoid insecticides – Dinotefuran, Imidacloprid and Thiamethoxam.
The Ohio State University and AmericanHort collaborates on a poinsettia rating project that aims to inform growers about the differences between consumer and grower preferences on new poinsettia cultivars.