Greenhouse Grower held its annual Medal of Excellence event on Monday, July 16, during Cultivate’18. The awards reception celebrates greenhouse operations, plant breeders, technology companies, and other organizations that strive for excellence, and as expected, there was much of that to be found during the event.
Greenhouse Grower’s Medal of Excellence awards program at Cultivate’18 was a celebration of the best in breeding and the dedication to quality that is so prevalent in our industry. Check out who the big winners were.
Royal Heins’ career has gleaned discoveries that have changed the industry and continue to impact growers’ production practices. His legacy continues in research and production through his former students and current grower clients.
Biological control has moved into the mainstream for greenhouse growers. And the timing couldn’t be better, as consumer demands for more sustainable production methods for the plants they buy are moving back upstream.
Taking place March 7-9, The Biocontrols USA West Conference & Expo will offer real-world success stories of how to integrate biocontrols along with conventional and organic options in integrated pest management programs.
Growers producing crops in protected structures, including ornamentals, vegetable crops, and cannabis, can learn about effective sanitation, banker plants, and buying and using beneficials and predatory insects at the Biocontrols USA West Conference in San Diego, March 3-7.