Plant Health

APHIS Seeks Input for Importing Plants in Approved Growing Media

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has reopened the comment period on the draft environmental assessment (EA) for importing plants in approved growing media. The EA considers the potential... more »

Preparing for Pollinator Week

Did you know that National Pollinator Week is just two weeks away? It will take place June 17-23. According to the Pollinator Partnership, Pollinator Week is a week “to celebrate pollinators and spread the word... more »

Are You Winning the Battle?

In real estate, the battle cry is all about location, location, location. In the greenhouse, when it comes to dealing with pests, it’s all about rotation, rotation, rotation. In the May issue of GPN, Anna... more »

Neonic Input Still Needed by AmericanHort, HRI

AmericanHort and the Horticultural Research Institute (HRI) seek to better understand its stakeholders’ usage of the following nitroguanidine neonicotinoids Clothianidin Dinotefuran Imidacloprid Thiamethoxam The organizations anticipate that the EPA will announce proposed registration changes to... more »

Syngenta Insecticide Labeled for Use on Vegetables

To meet growers’ needs around vegetable products, Endeavor insecticide from Syngenta has been approved for use on vegetable plants grown for consumers. This includes cucurbits, eggplant, peppers, tomatoes, brassica and leafy vegetables. The expanded label... more »

BioWorks Hires Sales Director for Biological Products

BioWorks has hired Ted McDonald to be its Director of Sales, Biological Products. In his new position, McDonald will be responsible for managing the BioWorks Biological Products sales organization and growing the BioWorks family of... more »

Whitefly

It’s Whitefly Time: How to Update Your Rotation Program

Spring is here. One of the most challenging pests to be on the lookout for this time of year is whiteflies, with sweet potato whitefly (Bemisia tabaci) being the most financially destructive in greenhouse and... more »

Greenhouse Biological Control Conference to Take Place in Connecticut in June

The University of Connecticut Extension will present a one-day Greenhouse Biological Control Conference on June 19, 2019, at the Jones Auditorium, The Connecticut Agriculture Experiment Station in New Haven, Connecticut. The speakers featured on the program include:... more »

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