The 2014 Top 100 Growers list represents the largest greenhouse operations in the United States.
The American Floral Endowment (AFE) appointed Dr. Terril A. Nell as its new research coordinator to oversee its research funding and provide counsel to industry researchers.
Ethephon sprays are useful tools to delay the flowering of Ladyslippers streptocarpus without negatively impacting plant size or marketability.
Dow AgroSciences has received federal registration of Gallery SC specialty herbicide, a new liquid formulation.
In a talk at Cultivate’14, Gardening With a Y – Getting To Know Your Customers, Kelly Norris of the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden touched on the issues surrounding Generation X and Y gardeners, and what the future holds for horticulture.
In his Cultivate’14 presentation on lighting the future of young plants with LEDs, Christopher Currey, Iowa State University, shared recent research on how LED lights stack up against high pressure sodium lamps for liner and plug production.
Determined to find out firsthand what a ban on neonicotinoid pesticides would mean for growers, Bell Nursery CEO Gary Mangum challenged his team to grow without them. Read to find out about the lessons he learned.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) has awarded $6.9 million to Michigan State University to develop sustainable pollination strategies for specialty crops in the United States. The grant was funded through the Specialty Crop Research Initiative (SCRI), part of the 2014 Farm Bill.
Impatiens downy mildew is a fast-moving disease that can quickly go from bad to worse if conditions are right. In case you missed it, here are some of the highlights from Ann Chase’s (Agricultural Consulting) downy mildew update at Cultivate’14.
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