Plant Health

Hounding Pests in the Greenhouse

A pest outbreak in the fall of 2016 left all bell pepper growers in the Leamington area highly concerned. Pepper Weevil (Anthonomus Eugenii) is an unconventional pest that a regular Integrated Pest Management (IPM) system... more »

Syngenta Extends Rewards Program Deadline for Hurricane-Affected Growers

In the wake of recent hurricanes that have impacted several parts of the country, Syngenta is offering customers in affected areas an extension to earn more GreenTrust Rewards points as part of the GreenTrust 365... more »

AMVAC Completes OHP Purchase

On Oct. 3, American Vanguard Corporation announced it had completed the acquisition of OHP, Inc. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. As previously indicated, OHP will continue to operate in its horticultural markets using... more »

APHIS Introduces Offshore Greenhouse Certification Pilot Program

On Oct. 1, USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) kicked off an offshore greenhouse certification pilot program at the Miami and Atlanta plant inspection stations. This pilot will run for six months and... more »

Schneid to Lead Bayer’s Environmental Science North America

Mark Schneid, former chief marketing officer of the Environmental Science business unit, has been appointed Head of Environmental Science North America, a business unit of Crop Science, a division of Bayer. In this new role,... more »

Arborjet Adds New England Tech Manager

Arborjet Inc. has hired Kevin Brewer as New England territory technical manager. In this role, Brewer will be responsible for identifying and securing new business in the New England territory and maintaining existing accounts with... more »

AMVAC to Acquire OHP, Inc.

American Vanguard's wholly owned subsidiary AMVAC Chemical Corporation will acquire OHP, Inc. OHP is a provider of technology-based pesticide solutions specifically packaged and labeled for greenhouse and nursery production applications. Products are marketed utilizing a... more »

Mycorrhizal Applications Extends Actinovate Shelf Life

Mycorrhizal Applications (MA) has made a new development in the packaging technology for Actinovate SP and Actinovate Lawn & Garden 18 oz. Biological Fungicide packages. Effective Sept. 1, the Actinovate brand horticulture products now provide... more »

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