View All: News

October 10, 2013
The American Nursery & Landscape Association, OFA and the Society of American Florists have collaborated on a letter and FAQ sheet to help the industry gain a better understanding of the use of neonicotinoids. These documents will help...
October 02, 2013
OHP Inc. has released Strike Plus fungicide for broad-spectrum control of foliar diseases. Strike Plus contains triadimefon, the active ingredient in Strike 50 WDG fungicide, and trifloxystrobin, the active ingredient in Compass O fungicide, in a...
September 17, 2013
Members of Purdue University's Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture were recently recognized for their research efforts. Roberto Lopez, Purdue University, Brian Krug, University of New Hampshire and Diane Camberato,...
September 16, 2013
OHP, Inc. has followed up the launch of Marengo liquid pre-emergent herbicide with the introduction of Marengo G, a granular formulation with the same effective active ingredient, indaziflam. Marengo G offers many of the same features as Marengo SC...
August 28, 2013
BioWorks Inc. has added EcoVita, a homogeneous granular organic fertilizer, to its Verdanta biofertilizers product family. This fertilizer will be manufactured and supplied to BioWorks by DCM Corp. of Belgium, a producer of natural and organic-based...
August 09, 2013
The American Floral Endowment (AFE) has partnered with North Carolina State University (NCSU) to create the Floriculture InfoSearch Engine, a search engine for convenient and comprehensive access to floriculture literature, videos and presentations...
July 25, 2013
The American Floral Endowment (AFE) has released two new research reports to help the industry better respond to downy mildew and powdery mildew. Blair Harlan and Mary Hausbeck, Ph.D., from Michigan State University examine downy mildew on coleus in...
July 12, 2013
FMC Professional Solutions’ Dismiss herbicide is now labeled for use as selective weed control in containers, around field-grown ornamentals or in landscape beds. When applied as a directed spray around the base of the plant, the product provides...
July 09, 2013
Chase Agricultural Consulting has added four new videos to the company's YouTube page to help keep growers up to date on the company and its research activities. The new videos feature GPN contributors Dr. Ann Chase and Dr. Margery Daughtrey as well...
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...