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.
The partnership between Harvest Automation and SBI Software will integrate Harvest Automation’s HV-100 plant-moving robots with Harvest Knowledge, a new cloud-based data collection system, and SBI Software’s inventory and production systems.
Monsanto is now in the microbials business with the new long-term strategic alliance it announced with Novozymes. The two companies will partner to transform research and commercialization of sustainable microbial products that will provide a new platform of solutions for growers around the world.
Generation Z, the age group beyond Generation Y, is said to be kids born between 1995 and 2009. Check out what our young leaders’ position on how our industry can appeal to kids now to build interest and awareness in our products.
The December issue of Greenhouse Grower is a special one — we’re celebrating our 30th anniversary with a look forward to the next 30 years in the greenhouse. Here’s a sneak peek of the cover — one prediction for our future with automation.
In nearly a decade covering the market, Drotleff has traveled the country and the world visiting greenhouse operations and breeders, learning about what’s most important to growers and to the industry. She’ll put that knowledge and perspective to work as the new content lead for Greenhouse Grower magazine.
MSU Extension is now offering Integrated Pest Management Academy Online, a series of online prerecorded webinars. Commercial and private core pesticide recertification credits are available for Michigan applicators.