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.
Growers who have received Red Fox brand petunia cuttings from the Dümmen Group’s Las Mercedes, El Salvador stock plant facility should inspect unrooted petunia cuttings and plants for any symptoms of tobacco mosaic virus (TMV).
AmericanHort has changed the name of OFA Short Course, the annual Columbus, Ohio, horticulture trade show, to Cultivate’14.
From colorful and long-lasting blooms to plants that are low maintenance and drought tolerant, these new perennials have a lot to offer your customers.
During this young plant production season when many growers receive unrooted cuttings, liners and plugs for spring production. Cuttings shippers are delaying deliveries because the tender cuttings cannot withstand the frigid temperatures.
Check out the highlights of Costa Farms 2014 Season Premier Trials, including new varieties for 2015 and new marketing concepts.
The breeder is constructing almost nine acres of state-of-the-art greenhouses near Barbarena, Guatemala, to bring its stock farm closer to the U.S. market. The first phase of construction was complete in February 2014.
Emerald Coast Growers founders and longtime industry members Dave and Wyona Babikow have officially retired from the business as of December 2013.