Plant Health

Biobest Appoints New CTO

On Nov. 4, Biobest announced that Karel Bolckmans, currently chief operating officer, will soon take up the new position of chief technology officer. As chief technology officer, Bolckmans will focus on development of new products... more »

Effect of Product Handling and Distribution on Biologicals’ Success

Quality assessment of purchased biological control agents is important when implementing a biological control program. Before release into greenhouse production systems, greenhouse producers should determine if biological control agents including parasitoids, predators, and/or entompathogenic nematodes... more »

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Say goodbye to DMIs of the past…

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Innovation Breeds Success

{Sponsored} How Pageant® Intrinsic® brand fungicide and Velifer® biological insecticide help growers thrive by achieving plant health goals. From its humble beginnings as a modest 10x30 square foot greenhouse, Dan Heims and Ken Brown have... more »

APHIS to Conduct Certification Visits for Sanitation Protocols for Offshore Geranium Cutting Production

On Sept. 27, the USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) announced it will conduct annual certification visits in peak harvesting time to offshore facilities that wish to ship geranium (Pelargonium spp.) cuttings to the... more »

Chase Agricultural Consulting Debuts FRAC Group Poster

A.R. Chase and Mike Zemke of Chase Agricultural Consulting have announced the launch of a new poster to help growers design a rotation that helps prevent resistance to fungicides. The poster is designed to visually... more »

Bayer Offers Growers Savings on Herbicides Through Oct. 31

The Turf and Ornamentals business of Bayer, part of the Environmental Science unit, is helping growers save in time for fall applications with special pricing on Marengo and Marengo G herbicides. These high-value preemergence herbicides... more »

Will Climate Change Impact the Health of Outdoor Crops?

If you have any doubts about whether climate change is real, look no further than what is happening this year in regards to the weather extremes occurring worldwide. Most recently in our own backyard there... 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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