Friday, October 31, 2014

Top Stories

Watching for whiteflies

By Dan Gilrein

Whiteflies are notorious foes of fall-season plants. Are you prepared to battle them? More

Premium crops grow profits

By Leslie Finical Halleck

At a time when differentiation is key, you could be taking advantage of value-added and proprietary products to improve your bottom line. More

The buzz on the pollinator effect

By Produce Grower Staff

Bees can greatly improve your plants’ fruit. Here’s what you need to know to achieve a healthy habitat in your greenhouse. More

Cue the sun

By Ned Madden

"Intelligent" lighting options could maximize your growing capabilities by replicating the sun's spectrum. Are they right for you and your operation? More

Yelp for plants

By Michelle Simakis

GrowIt! allows novice and experienced gardeners alike to share, rate and review plants. More

Product Spotlight

Envoy Plus Herbicide

ENVOY PLUS HERBICIDE controls annual grasses in ornamentals and other non-crop areas. More

Latest News

EPA proposes removal of 72 chemicals from approved list

The chemicals would be removed from the list of substances approved for use as inert ingredients in pesticide products. More

America in Bloom releases two new books

The organization is publishing a special edition of its Best Ideas book and a compilation of articles and essays by Marvin Miller. More

Second phase of gray water trials to begin at Texas A&M

By AgriLife Today

The AgriLife center in Uvalde is studying the effect of gray water irrigation on several ornamental plant species. More

Platform Specialty Products acquires Arysta LifeScience

The $3.5 billion acquisition is the third in 12 months for the chemical company. More

Federal grant awarded to fight rose rosette disease

USDA is providing $4.6 million through the Specialty Crop Research Initiative. More

University of Virginia researchers discover rare bee

The species was located in Delaplane, Virginia. More

Bell Nursery acquires two new growing operations in Virginia and North Carolina

The additions will help supply plants to Home Depot garden centers, Bell's primary customer. More

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The Plant Innovation Program

The University of Florida's IFAS operates the Plant Innovation Program, where researchers conduct human sensory analysis to find out what aspect of fruits, vegetables and flowers humans like best. More