Plant Health

UF Online Greenhouse Training Courses Set to Begin in June

The  University of Florida IFAS Extension is providing eight different four-week,  online greenhouse training courses in English and Spanish. The first course of the year, Greenhouse 101, starts on June 1, 2020. This year the series... more »

AmericanHort Schedules Dates for Fall Events

AmericanHort has announced the dates for four industry events that will be taking place later this fall. The events will address the plant health, retail, nursery and landscape sectors. All four events are still in... more »

UF Announces 2020 Online Training Courses

The University of Florida IFAS Extension has announced the schedule for its 2020 greenhouse training online courses. The four-week  online training courses are offered in English and Spanish. Each course is completely online, and includes streaming... more »

Vestaron’s Leprotec Btk Bioinsecticide Receives CA Registration

Vestaron Corp. recently announced that its Leprotec Btk biological insecticide (Bacillus thuringiensis ssp. kurstaki) is now registered in all 50 states, with its recent California state registration. Leprotec is a versatile liquid formulation of the... more »

Root rots

Keeping Up with Root Rots — Berkeleyomyces Is the New Black

Usually root rot diseases are detected a few weeks after transplant, because the strong growth of the healthier plants makes it obvious that there is something WRONG with the ones that are being parasitized by... more »

Management — Laser Focused on the Future

The start of a new decade stirs up the fortune teller in all of us, as we look back to predictions of the past and ponder what the future might bring. The arrival of 2020... more »

BioWorks Adds Biological Control Advisor to Team

Doug Barrow has been named Biological Control Advisor at BioWorks. In his new position, Barrow will be increasing BioWorks' ability to deliver personalized programs and support to our customers in North America. Barrow has over... more »

USDA Allocates $70M to Help Fight Pests, Diseases

On March 2, the USDA announced it is allocating almost $70 million to support 386 projects under the Plant Protection Act’s Section 7721 program “to strengthen the nation’s infrastructure for pest detection and surveillance, identification,... more »

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