Plant Health

Duets: Soluble Fertilizer Technology Continues to Advance

My guest today is Rick Vetanovetz, director of professional technical services at The Hawthorne Gardening Co. Rick has been in the horticulture industry since the 1970s, when he worked at a greenhouse-garden center. He earned... more »

Valent BioSciences Plans Major Manufacturing Expansion

Valent BioSciences LLC is expanding its biorational manufacturing facility in Osage, Iowa, which will meet increasing demand for its biorational products and the introduction of new products requiring more capacity. Construction will begin this summer... more »

BioWorks Maddie Maynor

BioWorks Adds Technical Services Specialist

Maddie Maynor, a member of GPN's 40 Under 40 Class of 2018, has been named technical services specialist, Northeast US region at BioWorks. In her new position, she will be providing customers in the Northeast... more »

US Bill Would Streamline Development of Biostimulants

U.S. Reps. Jimmy Panetta (D-California) and Rep. Jim Baird (R-Indiana), recently introduced the Plant Biostimulant Act to Congress. The legislation would create a uniform process for approving commercial plant biostimulant use and require more federal... more »

BioWorks Names Chris Rose as Product Manager

Chris Rose has been named product manager at BioWorks, where he will help launch new products and services for existing and new core customers. Rose joins the BioWorks marketing... more »

BioWorks Names Spampinato as Senior Product Manager

David Spampinato has been named senior product manager at BioWorks, which provides expertise and safe, environmentally-responsible products for plant and soil health. In his... more »

OxiDate Now Proven to Not Harm Pollinators

BioSafe Systems recently had the label for its OxiDate bactericide/fungicide expanded. OxiDate 5.0 can be used in agriculture as well as ornamental plants to kill algae, bacteria, and fungi. The label stipulation that prevented it... more »

Dr. Bugs — Insect and Mite Pests Feeding Behaviors and Plant Damage

Answer: The two major feeding behaviors of insect and mite pests of greenhouse-grown horticultural crops are chewing and piercing-sucking. Insects with chewing mouthparts consume portions of leaves, flowers, roots, or entire plant parts by ingesting... more »

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GPN recognizes 40 industry professionals under the age of 40 who are helping to determine the future of the horticulture industry. These individuals are today’s movers and shakers who are already setting the pace for tomorrow.
Erica Hernandez
Emma Lookabaugh
Melissa Maguire
Cole Mangum
Oz Marshall
Meagan Nace
Tiffany Nohl
Chris Plane
Mike Prol

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