BASF Fungicide Approved for Ornamental Use

BASF has received U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approval of Trinity fungicide for use in a wide range of ornamental applications. "Trinity fungicide offers preventive control for many common diseases, including powdery mildew, anthracnose, leaf... more »

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 »

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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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