Plant Health

AmericanHort Announces Cultivate’19 Workshops, Tours

AmericanHort has announced the Cultivate'19 lineup of more than 150 educational sessions, as well as half- and full-day workshops and production tours to provide knowledge, training and sharing of best practices within the green industry.... more »

Box Tree Moth Found in Canada

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) confirmed that box tree moth (BTM) was discovered in three separate residential landscapes in Etobicoke, Ontario, a Toronto neighborhood in fall 2018. CFIA plans to assess the extent of... more »

PGR Now Registered for Use in Canada

Growers in Canada now have a proven plant growth regulator, Concise from Fine Americas, to add to their plant quality strategy. The company recently announced that the  PGR  is now registered for use in Canada. “This... more »

Free PGR Webinar Available On Demand

You can now access GPN’s free, one-hour webinar on “Advanced Techniques for Applying Plant Growth Regulators.” The presenter is industry consultant Roger Styer of Styer’s Horticultural Consulting, Inc. An industry veteran, Styer has provided technical services... more »

Insecticide Approved to Combat Spotted Lanternfly in 15 States

Nufarm Americas announced that Safari 20 SG Insecticide has received a 2ee label for the control of spotted lanternfly in 15 states. Label recommendations include Connecticut, Delaware, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey,... more »

USDA Announces Funding for Pest and Disease Management Projects

On Feb. 15, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced that the Department of Agriculture (USDA) is allocating $66 million to support 407 projects that will strengthen the nation’s infrastructure for pest detection and surveillance, identification, threat mitigation, and... more »

SePRO, Excellere Partners Announce Strategic Partnership

On Feb. 12, Bill Culpepper, president and CEO of SePRO Corp. announced that Excellere Partners, a private equity firm, has made a strategic investment in SePRO Corp. “Excellere was in search of partnership opportunities in... more »

SePro; Obtego

SePRO Debuts New Fungicide and Plant Symbiont

SePRO Corp. has introduced Obtego, a new fungicide and plant symbiont. Obtego will serve as a multifunctional tool for growers by protecting the plant from damaging soil-borne pathogens and enhancing root growth and plant health. As... more »

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