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June 07, 2013
OHP's has announced that its Shuttle O miticide may now be used on fruiting vegetables grown in a greenhouse. The new labeling allows for use on greenhouse-grown fruiting vegetables including eggplant, groundcherry, pepino, pepper, tomatillo, and...
June 05, 2013
BASF has added Empress Intrinsic brand fungicide to its lineup as a drench fungicide for soil-borne diseases and added plant health benefits.  The product is the second fungicide brought to the professional ornamentals market labeled for...
May 23, 2013
More than 90 ornamental cultivars have been added to the list of tolerant ornamentals for Dimension 2EW herbicide, bringing the total list to 444. Dow AgroSciences says these additions will allow turf professionals and nursery managers to apply its...
May 08, 2013
Michigan State University Extension is reporting that impatiens downy mildew has been reported in four Michigan counties as well as in three nearby states. According to a brief posted by Dr. Mary Hausbeck posted on the MSU Extension website, ...
April 19, 2013
BioSafe Systems has hired Sarah Brackman as their new Pacific Northwest Sales Representative for the Turf and Ornamental team. She has a bachelor’s degree in horticulture from Michigan State University and 10 years experience working in greenhouse...
April 19, 2013
OHP Inc. recently announced the re-launch of Terraclor 400 Ornamental Fungicide for users in greenhouses, nurseries and shadehouses or on landscape and field grown ornamentals. The economical liquid fungicide is widely used for control of diseases...
March 28, 2013
Through collaboration and advocacy efforts, the American Nursery & Landscape Association (ANLA) has successfully highlighted the threats that boxwood blight and impatiens downy mildew pose to the industry, helping to guide more than $1 million...
March 22, 2013
Using multiple pesticides together to prevent a broader spectrum of pests is common in the floriculture industry, but it can be difficult confirming those pesticide mixtures are beneficial and safe for plants. Researchers A.L. Willmott, R.A. Cloyd...
February 15, 2013
OHP Inc. will participate in the upcoming California Spring Trials, April 6 to 11, 2013, with an exhibit at American Takii in Salinas. OHP will demonstrate the results of its plant growth regulators on perennials and annuals such as Takii’s Opera...
February 07, 2013
Novozymes BioAg is expanding its portfolio of biocontrol products with the introduction of the bioinsecticide MET52. MET52 uses Metarhizium, a pathogenic fungus for the effective control of thrips, mites, whiteflies and vine weevils in greenhouse...
January 25, 2013
e-GRO will offer three Internet-based e-Gro Nutrient Monitoring Workshops. e-GRO is a collaborative effort of floriculture specialists at the University of New Hampshire, North Carolina State University, Purdue University, Kansas State University...
January 11, 2013
On Jan. 10, BASF announced it will take its distinct businesses within the U.S. non-crop markets and merge them into one. The primary businesses known as Pest Control Solutions and Professional Turf & Ornamentals (T&O) businesses, and...
January 11, 2013
OHP Inc. recently announced the introduction of Marengo herbicide for the production ornamental market. Marengo has received federal EPA registration, is registered in many key states and is available for immediate shipment through authorized OHP...
January 11, 2013
On Jan. 10, Nufarm Americas announced that it acquired Cleary Chemical Corp., a marketer of fungicides, insecticides and plant growth regulators to the turf and ornamental horticulture industries. The acquisition, which closed December 31, 2012,...
January 10, 2013
Roger Storey, vice president of SePRO's Turf & Ornamental (T&O) Business, has announced he plans to retire at the end of February.  Effective March 1, Troy Bettner will assume the position of director of the Turf & Ornamental...
January 07, 2013
Chase Agricultural Consulting (CAC) has announced it is expanding its product offerings in 2013. The Chase News archives provides access to all of the information CAC has gathered over the past decade. The Chase News archives include: All...
December 20, 2012
AEF Global, Inc., Levis, Quebec and BioWorks, Inc., Victor, N.Y., both manufacturers of biopesticides, recently announced they have established an agreement for distribution in North America.This agreement will allow AEF Global to distribute ...
December 17, 2012
Chase Agricultural Consulting recently updated it Chase Base database of completed trial results.  Chase Base is a subscription-type database of trials results for growers. The database now contains the most up-to-date information on the newly-...
December 14, 2012
OHP Inc. announced the introduction of Marengo Herbicide to growers in the production ornamental market. Marengo has received its federal U.S. Environmental Protection Agency registration and is undergoing the state registration process. Marengo,...
December 06, 2012
On Dec. 3, BASF  launched Pylon TR total release insecticide and Trinity TR total release fungicide. These two products are the first two to deliver BASF proprietary active ingredients using total release (TR) technology since the acquisition...