Plant Health

OHP Names New VP, Adds Technical Manager

OHP Inc., an American Vanguard Co., has promoted Ron Ostrander to vice president of commercial operations, and added Sam Drahn as technical manager. In his new role, Ostrander will direct all commercial efforts for OHP,... more »

How to Use Beneficial Nematodes in IPM

Greenhouse growers who propagate ornamentals know the importance of shielding delicate plants from all pests foreign and domestic.  Beneficial biologicals, and beneficial nematodes in specific, can be useful as growers look to combat fungus gnats... more »

Holistic Prevention of Plant Diseases the Best Practice

It’s funny if you realize that we have embraced (more or less) a holistic approach to our own health. We believe that doing certain things like exercising, eating better foods and avoiding smoking can help... more »

MGK Purchases Debug Brand

MGK, a subsidiary of Sumitomo Chemical Co., has purchased the DeBug brand of neem products from Agro Logistic Systems Inc. The DeBug products are the latest addition to MGK’s current botanical portfolio, which includes its... more »

Oasis Grower Solutions Adds Tech Sales Rep

OASIS Grower Solutions has added technical sales representative, Sharon Warschauer, to support customers throughout the United States and Canada. In this role, Sharon provides technical product and sales support to growers, farmers, and distributors throughout... more »

Syngenta Introduces New Fungicide, Postiva, for Ornamentals

Syngenta’s Postiva is now available to ornamental growers for control of such diseases as Fusarium, leaf spots, Botrytis and powdery mildew. Postiva is approved by the U.S. EPA for use in ornamental nurseries, greenhouses and... more »

Bayer Sells Environmental Science Professional Business

Bayer and Cinven have entered into a definitive agreement regarding the sale of Bayer’s Environmental Science Professional business for a purchase price of $2.6 billion, Bayer announced on March 10, 2022. “This divestment represents a... more »

Bayer Offering Special Pricing on Two Preemergence Herbicides

The Turf and Ornamentals business of Bayer, part of the Environmental Science unit, is offering special pricing to growers on Marengo and Marengo G herbicides for their spring applications. Until April 30, 2022, customers can... more »