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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...
November 11, 2011
Learn about the latest news from Natural Industries, PARsource Natural Industries Hires Director of Product Development Natural Industries has hired George Stallings, PhD, as director of product development. Stallings will primarily be responsible...
November 10, 2011
In response to increased detection of whiteflies, the Society of American Florists has issued an Action Alert to help keep growers informed on how to deal with these pests. In 2005, SAF worked with the United States Department of Agriculture to...
November 04, 2011
Check out the latest news from Skagit Gardens, Aris Horticulture and Natural Industries... Skagit Gardens Adds Sales Staff As Skagit Gardens grows their business, they have expanded their sales department and have brought on an additional manager...
November 04, 2011
More than 60 growers and brokers attended a Syngenta Flowers fall field day in October at the Syngenta Discovery Center in Anderson, S.C. The event featured extensive displays of Yoder mums and asters, Goldsmith pansies, Syngenta Plant Protection...
October 21, 2011
Check out the latest news from BioWorks Inc... BioWorks Hire First Technical Sales Manager for Canada BioWorks announced that Colin Ashbee has joined the company, providing technical support to promote BioWorks' environmentally responsible, safe and...
October 14, 2011
Impatiens downy mildew has been observed in U.S. landscapes late this season, prompting Ball Horticultural Co. to provide educational resources to help slow the spread of this disease in North America. Impatiens downy mildew has been observed in U.S...
October 07, 2011
Ornamental growers looking to get a jump on 2012 and get more mileage from their maintenance budgets can do both with the Early Order Program from Valent Professional Products. Ornamental growers looking to get a jump on 2012 and get more mileage...
October 03, 2011
After university research trials showed sensitivities of some colored bracts of poinsettia cultivars at labeled rates of the insecticide Hachi-Hachi, SePRO is voluntarily restricting the use of the insecticide on poinsettias with bracts in color....
September 30, 2011
Check out the latest news from BioSafe Systems... BioSafe Systems Welcomes Andrew Jager BioSafe Systems recently introduced the newest member of its retail market team. On Aug. 15, 2011, Andrew Jager joined the retail segment of the company as an...
September 23, 2011
Check out the latest news from Syngenta... Palladium Fungicide Receives CA Registration Syngenta recently announced that Palladium foliar fungicide has been granted registration in California for use on ornamental crops. Palladium combines two...
September 16, 2011
Becker Underwood has been working on an educational video series about beneficial nematodes featuring nematode field development specialist, Julie Graesch. Two new videos have been released in the series. Becker Underwood has created an educational...
August 09, 2011
Natural Industries has broken ground on a new 20,000 square-foot facility in an office park setting on the north side of Houston. The facility will include a 5,000 square-foot state-of-the-art research laboratory and is expected to be completed...
August 05, 2011
Did you know that August is Invasive Plant Pest and Disease Awareness Month? All month long, the U.S. Department of Agriculture wants to help raise awareness about the threat that invasive plant pests and diseases pose to America’s agricultural,...
July 22, 2011
The University of California Cooperative Extension Office and the Center for Applied Horticultural Research have established workshops to educate employees about pest monitoring in ornamental plant production. The University of California...
July 18, 2011
OHP, Inc. recently announced revisions and improvements to the company website — www.ohp.com.OHP, Inc. recently announced revisions and improvements to the company website — www.ohp.com. The new site debuted last week at OFA Short Course in Columbus...
July 07, 2011
Becker Underwood, a leading producer of beneficial nematodes, has introduced a forum to help growers connect with each other to exchange knowledge, ideas and resources about the use of beneficial nematodes in insect pest management programs. Becker...
June 23, 2011
Check out the latest news from Biobest... Biobest USA Expands into California Biobest recently opened a new production facility in California. With this local position in the market, they will be able to serve the Californian region and also produce...