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April 05, 2012
BioWorks has introduced Rootshield PLUS+, the next generation of RootShield Biological Fungicide. The product was granted EPA registration in February. With two active ingredients: Trichoderma harzianum strain T-22, and Trichoderma virens strain G-...
April 01, 2012
BioWorks is offering a scholarship sponsored through the American Floral Endowment — BioWorks IPM/Sustainable Practices Scholarship — for students pursuing a career in floriculture. Preference will be given to students interested in...
March 22, 2012
BioSafe Systems recently announced that all uses on the GreenCleanPRO granular algaecide/fungicide label are now approved in California. GreenCleanPRO can be used to control algae on hard surfaces in greenhouses, helping to prevent slip and fall...
March 20, 2012
Funding for the IR-4 Project may fall victim to the budget ax in 2013 if the proposed budget is approved for the next fiscal year. Congress needs to hear from our industry that it must preserve the program that brings us most of our legal options...
March 19, 2012
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has granted federal registration of Syngenta's new Micora foliar fungicide for use on ornamental crops as well as certain vegetables grown for resale as transplants. Micora contains the active...
March 16, 2012
BioSafe Systems has introduced a new activated peroxide product, SaniDate Sanitizing Wipes. The wipes are an EPA-registered sanitizer effective against 99.9% of bacteria, including, staphylococcus aureus and klebsiella pneumonia. They can be used on...
March 02, 2012
Growers, young plant producers and breeders are getting proactive in the battle against downy mildew on impatiens walleriana by educating growers, retailers, landscapers and gardeners on the disease. To help  grower customers battle this...
February 24, 2012
Last week, Syngenta announced its Hurricane WP fungicide has been reformulated from a wettable powder in a water soluble bag to a new water dispersible granule formulation known as Hurricane WDG fungicide. Hurricane WDG will replace the Hurricane WP...
February 24, 2012
The American Floral Endowment (AFE) just released a new research report that examines fungal resistance in bedding plants, using a gene for Mannitol Dehydrogenase. The research study was conducted by John D. Williamson, George C. Allen and John M....
February 24, 2012
BioSafe Systems has introduced ZeroTol 2.0 algaecide/fungicide. The new labeling provides an updated active ingredient statement, an increased number of controlled pathogens, and new labeling instructions for the treatment of artificial turf. ...
February 14, 2012
Natural Industries has signed on as a major sponsor of the first Lawn and Landscape Summit. The two-day event will take place March 30-31, 2012 at the Chicago Botanic Garden in Glencoe, Ill. The Lawn and Landscape conference will focus on the...
February 13, 2012
OHP has announced that the label on its Kontos insecticide/miticide label has been revised to help increase product performance. Soil drench application rates have been increased and thrips and scale crawlers have been added to the label. Kontos has...
February 03, 2012
Valent U.S.A. recently launched a mobile-optimized version of its corporate website (www.valent.com). The new site was designed as a complement to the company’s existing website and a new resource for customers who use mobile devices. The new mobile...
February 03, 2012
The Society of American Florists' 2012 Pest & Production Management Conference will take place Feb. 16 to 18, at the Rosen Plaza Hotel in Orlando, Fla. "A World Without Borders: Critical Issues In Crop Management Today" is the theme for this...
January 28, 2012
Chase Agricultural Consulting LLC recently completed an update of Chase Base — its subscription database of trials results Chase Base. Among the updates are: -25 new trials-Fusarium canker on Elm-Crown gall on Goldenrod-Biological Controls-...
January 21, 2012
The Horticultural Research Institute (HRI) has created the Emerging Issues and Technology Projects Box Blight Fund (EITPBBF), in response to a newly identified pest to the U.S. ornamental industry. The "box blight" pathogen (Cylindrocladium...
January 21, 2012
Cleary Chemical recently introduced a new logo and announced the appointment of Brian Daniel and Justin Horlacher as new technical sales representatives. Daniel will serve Cleary’s turf and ornamental customers in Texas, New Mexico, Louisiana,...
January 13, 2012
A new publication is available to growers to help solve insect, disease, nutritional and physiological disorders of petunias. Troubleshooting Petunia Disorders is a 68-page guide containing a diagnostic key based on where problems occur, more than...
December 16, 2011
Check out the latest news from Becker Underwood... Becker Underwood Welcomes New Product Manager Jason Gardner has joined the U.S. marketing team of Becker Underwood as a product manager for greenhouse, nursery, fruits, vines and specialty...
December 01, 2011
Check out the latest news from Valent, SBI Software and the American Floral Endowment... Andy Lee Named COO of Valent USA Corp. Valent USA Corp announced recently that Andy Lee has been hired as its new executive vice president and chief operating...
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