Plant Health

Vestaron’s Leprotec Btk Bioinsecticide Receives CA Registration

Vestaron Corp. recently announced that its Leprotec Btk biological insecticide (Bacillus thuringiensis ssp. kurstaki) is now registered in all 50 states, with its recent California state registration. Leprotec is a versatile liquid formulation of the... more »

Root rots

Keeping Up with Root Rots — Berkeleyomyces Is the New Black

Usually root rot diseases are detected a few weeks after transplant, because the strong growth of the healthier plants makes it obvious that there is something WRONG with the ones that are being parasitized by... more »

Management — Laser Focused on the Future

The start of a new decade stirs up the fortune teller in all of us, as we look back to predictions of the past and ponder what the future might bring. The arrival of 2020... more »

BioWorks Adds Biological Control Advisor to Team

Doug Barrow has been named Biological Control Advisor at BioWorks. In his new position, Barrow will be increasing BioWorks' ability to deliver personalized programs and support to our customers in North America. Barrow has over... more »

USDA Allocates $70M to Help Fight Pests, Diseases

On March 2, the USDA announced it is allocating almost $70 million to support 386 projects under the Plant Protection Act’s Section 7721 program “to strengthen the nation’s infrastructure for pest detection and surveillance, identification,... more »

Botanical Product Suite For Hemp Pest, Disease Control Now Available

Sym-Agro is offering a suite of naturally derived, broad-spectrum tools to give hemp growers maximum control over powdery mildew, botrytis, mites (including hemp russet mite), worms and other common pests and diseases. “These innovative formulations... more »

MSU Updates Recommendations for Insect, Disease Management

Michigan State University Extension recently released updates to its pest and disease management recommendations for 2020. Growers looking for tools to fight greenhouse pests and diseases can now access the latest information from Mary Hausbeck, Michigan... more »

USDA Provides $70 Million to Help Battle Pests, Diseases

Earlier this week, the USDA announced it is allocating almost $70 million to support 386 projects under the Plant Protection Act’s Section 7721 program “to strengthen the nation’s infrastructure for pest detection and surveillance, identification,... 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.
Ben Vliestra
Sidney Phelps
Jennifer Moss
Daniel Norden
W. Garrett Owen
Jessica Montgomery
Elien Peters
Rose Oberholzer
Nikki Melin

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