Vestaron insecticide wins EPA approval for greenhouse use

April 9

Vestaron Corp. has obtained EPA approval for its second active ingredient, which targets pests including aphids, mites, drosophila and whiteflies. BASIN, Vestaron’s second novel-acting, peptide-based insecticide, provides maximum residue level exemption for crops grown indoors... more »

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Plantpeddler gets Ag Education Leadership Award

April 8

In honor of National Ag Day and Iowa Ag Week, Iowa’s Secretary of Agriculture, Mike Naig, hosted the 12th Annual Ag Leader Awards on March 19, 2024. The event was held at the FFA Enrichment... more »

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New strawberry trials test smart and traditional LED lighting

April 8

The Center for Horticultural Innovation, a division of South Essex Fabricating (SEF), will conduct strawberry trials in its experimental greenhouse testing Sollum's smart LED solution against traditional LED lighting. Based in Leamington, Ontario, the Center... more »

Changes aim to strengthen organic program

April 5

Aimed at protecting the integrity of organic products, significant change to the USDA’s National Organic Program (NOP) will be implemented in March. Starting March 19, the Strengthening Organic Enforcement (SOE) program will add oversight to... more »

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Virtual walking tour of Westhoff at CAST 2024

April 4

Visiting all the breeders at California Spring Trials is my favorite way to kick off spring! Seeing the colors and characteristics in color and discussing the varieties in person with the specialists is an unmatched... more »

International Plant Trialing Conference returning in 2025

April 4

All-America Selections announced the International Plant Trialing Conference will take place in the upper Midwest in October 2025. Registration will open November 1. The first International Plant Trialing Conference was held in the UK in 2011,... more »

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