Plant Health

New Insecticide/Miticide Receives OMRI Listing

OHP's new biosolution Pycana insecticide/miticide has received OMRI (Organic Materials Review Institute) listing. According to its website, OMRI features the most complete directory of products for organic production or processing under the U.S. National Organic Program Standards. Pycana is a unique combination... more »

What’s New in Downy Mildew?

Over the past 15 years, a number of downy mildew diseases have “emerged,” or maybe we are finally noticing them. The emergence of impatiens downy mildew has created quite a stir, leading to permanent changes... more »

Using a GA to Increase Plant Height

There are a number of reasons why a grower might want to increase the height of a plant. Most commonly, plants are too short because a plant growth retardant (PGR) was applied at too high... more »

UF to Offer Advanced Nutrient Management Online Course

The University of Florida IFAS Extension will offer an online course in Advanced Nutrient Management. The course will run from Sept. 3 to 28, 2018. This is the fifth course of the Greenhouse Training Online... more »

Bower & Branch Buys Organic Fertilizer Company

Bower & Branch has acquired the organic fertilizer company, Organic Plant Magic. “This acquisition has been in the works for a while,” saidSid Raisch, president and CEO of Bower & Branch. “Aligning Organic Plant Magic... more »

IPM Symposium to Take Place in North Carolina

The North Carolina Arboretum, a 434-acre public garden and affiliate of the University of North Carolina System, in conjunction with North Carolina Cooperative Extension, will host its Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Symposium on Sept. 27, 2018.... more »

Farwest Program to Address Pest Control, Spray Technology

At the 2018 Farwest Show, seminar speakers Kelly Vance and Robin Rosetta will discuss different facets of pest control for the greenhouse professional. Vance will share his expertise on the biological control of broad, russet... more »

Atticus Adds Three Products to Insecticide Portfolio

Atticus adds three new Total Release products to its insecticide portfolio, further expanding its commitment to meeting the needs of greenhouse growers. Piston TR (comparable to Pylon TR) uses active ingredient Chlorfenapyr, to target mites, thrips... more »

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