August 5, 2014
Prevention Measures For Impatiens Downy Mildew Start At Plug Production, Chase Says
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.
March 2, 2015
Rose Rosette Disease Fight Gets A Boost From Government-Backed Funding
In 2014, $4.6 million was awarded through the Farm Bill to tackle rose rosette disease, a devastating pathogen that affects one of the industry’s most important crops.
October 6, 2014
EPA Registration Granted To Stockton’s Timorex Gold Biofungicide
Timorex Gold, a broad spectrum fungicide, has received EPA registration in the U.S. for disease control on organic and conventional crops.
August 15, 2014
Marengo Herbicide From OHP Has Expanded Label For Greenhouse Use [sponsor content]
Dan Stahl of OHP shares the latest details on Marengo herbicide, including its control of grass and broadleaf weeds and its new expanded label.
July 22, 2014
Spray Coverage Key To Uniform Pest And Disease Control In The Greenhouse
Greenhouse growers need to understand proper spray application coverage when applying pesticides and growth regulators to ensure successful treatment results.
June 27, 2014
Biocontrols Can Be Highly Effective With Serious Commitment Says Canadian Grower
Biocontrols can be very effective when the greenhouse operator makes a serious commitment to using them for integrated pest control. See how Parkway Gardens has successfully used biocontrols for the last nine years.
April 18, 2014
Growth Products Introduces Improved Packaging For Companion Biological Fungicide
Following the suggestion of a user of Companion Biological Fungicide, Growth Products has made improvements to the product's packaging to make it easier to handle and more durable.
March 25, 2014
Since October 2011, boxwood blight has been identified in 10 states and three Canadian provinces. Here’s what you need to know about this new disease, including ideal conditions for blight, how it spreads, symptoms to watch for and effective fungicide treatments in this episode of FloriCAST.
March 21, 2014
Dümmen Clarifies Growers’ Options Regarding The Kansas Department Of Agriculture Regulation On Petunias
The Dümmen Group has released a statement to clarify growers' options regarding regulations the Kansas Department of Agriculture (KDA) placed on petunia cuttings sourced from Dümmen's Las Mercedes, El Salvador farm during weeks 51 through 7.
March 19, 2014
Impatiens walleriana Makes Possible Comeback In 2014 Season
Despite efforts to thwart downy mildew, growers, researchers and landscape experts are predicting a continued impact on Impatiens walleriana supply issues for the 2014 season.
March 18, 2014
Exclusive: Kansas Department Of Agriculture’s Jeff Vogel Discusses TMV And The Kansas Pest Freedom Standards
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.