Thursday, October 23, 2014

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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

Calendar enables Easter lily growers to catch a break

By Richard McAvoy

Unlike last year’s late-season date, this year’s mid-season date is advantageous in many ways. More

Product Spotlight

Amdro Pro Fire Ant Bait

  A queen fire ant can lay 2,000 eggs each day. That's why it's essential to kill the queen. Amdro® Pro Fire Ant Bait does just that,... More

Latest News

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

Heliospectra AB's U.S. patent application approved

The patent focuses on LED light optimization and work efficiency processes. More

Gowan announces EPA registration of Captiva

The insect repellant/insecticide helps control thrips and spider mites. More

New York Botanical Garden reaches milestone

A rare carnivorous native plant is the two-millionth specimen to be digitized in NYBG's virtual herbarium. 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