Production

PARsource Names Southeastern Accounts Manager

Peyam Barghassa is the new accounts manager for PARsource in the Southeastern regions of the U.S. Before entering the industry in 2003 as a North American representative for Grodan, Barghassa earned a master’s degree in... more »

e-GRO Alert Launches for New Year

On Jan. 22, Electronic Grower Resources Online (e-GRO) launched the third year of e-GRO Alert. The goal of the newsletter is to inform growers of insect, disease, nutritional or physiological growth situations occurring in production... more »

BASF Fungicide Approved for Use in New York

BASF Empress Intrinsic-brand fungicide has received supplemental labeling from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for use on herbaceous and woody plants in greenhouse, nursery container and field production in New York. The drench fungicide,... more »

Van Belle Nursery Introduces New Young Plant Shipping Method

Van Belle Nursery, Abbotsford, British Columbia, has redesigned its young plant shipping method using lean manufacturing principles to provide customers a competitive edge when producing finished containers.The new FloGo Shipping System saves labor while potting,... more »

Harvest Automation, Practical Software Solutions Announce Partnership

Harvest Automation Inc. and Practical Software Solutions have partnered to connect Harvest Knowledge robot data systems with the Grower Vertical for Sage ERP package to develop integrated production optimization tools.Following on the heels of the... more »

Cold-Tolerant Bedding Plants

In the December 2013 issue of GPN, I discussed cold-sensitive bedding plants, which are crops that have a relatively high base temperature (46¡ F or higher). At low growing temperatures, cold-sensitive crops develop very slowly... more »

Introducing Exotic Plants to the U.S. Market

Sitting in the store next to a few dozen other tropical plants is an aglaonema with a striking red and pink variegation throughout its leaves. The color and texture is foreign to many of the... more »

e-GRO Webinar Conference to Take Place Jan. 21

On Jan. 21, the first International e-GRO Webinar Conference will take place from 11 a.m. until 3:15 EST. Registration for the on-line conference is free. The International e-GRO Webinar Conference, sponsored by Fine Americas, will... more »

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