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January 6, 2015

Dan Schantz Farm 2014 Poinsettia Trial Recap And 2015 Date Announcement

The 2014 Dan Schantz Poinsettia trials featured more than 170 poinsettia varieties. Here's a summary of the event, as well as a 2015 date for your calendar.

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January 6, 2015

Growers Resolve To Educate Public About Their Operations And Practices In 2015

See what growers plan to work on for their 2015 business resolutions.

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January 5, 2015

Growers Are Successfully Marketing The Benefits Of Plants

Growers who are already marketing plant benefits and gardening as a lifestyle say they think this could be the best angle for the floriculture industry to promote our products.

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December 31, 2014

Precision Irrigation: How And Why?

New developments and research in precision irrigation address water use issues and help growers make more informed fertilizer decisions.

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December 30, 2014

GROW Perspective: We Need More People To Buy Plants

Here is how Today’s Garden Center’s 10% Project is trying to make that happen through research, marketing and real world testing.

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December 29, 2014

Top 5 Slideshows Of 2014

These popular slideshows from 2014 highlight everything from new perennials, to new veggies, to California Spring Trials.

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December 9, 2014

Greenhouse Production: Two Years Of Basics & Beyond Articles

Greenhouse Grower's Basics & Beyond articles cover some of the latest news and research going on in greenhouse production. Here are article links for the last two years.

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December 9, 2014

Industry Has Cheers And Jeers For White House Pollinator Health Task Force, Bischoff Says

In late November, AmericanHort and SAF submitted comments to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regarding the Obama administration’s Pollinator Health Task Force. AmericanHort is urging the task force to remain focused on their original mission and to rely on credible scientific evidence.

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As directed by EPA, the bee hazard icon appears in the Directions For Use for each application site for specific use restrictions and instructions to protect bee and other pollinators.

December 9, 2014

Fact Sheet: The Value Of Neonicotinoids To Turf And Ornamental Professionals

An extensive study of the diverse turf and ornamental industry (“The Green Industry”) reveals that neonicotinoids are the top-rated products used by professionals to control their most important pests in greenhouses, landscapes, lawns, nurseries and trees.

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December 8, 2014

“The Cheapest Generation” Will Be Tomorrow’s Gardeners

Members of the Millennial generation aren’t buying cars and houses the way their parents did, and according to a recent article from The Atlantic titled “The Cheapest Generation,” it might be more than an effect of a bad economy. So what does this mean for horticulture? Industry members weigh in.

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December 2, 2014

Hanna Instruments, Inc. Introduces pH Electrode With Bluetooth Smart Technology

Hanna Instruments recently released HALO, a professional pH probe with Bluetooth Smart (Bluetooth 4.0) technology that transmits measurement data directly to an Apple iPad running the Hanna Lab App.

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