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Sakata Seed America And P. Allen Smith Extend Partnership To Add New Cut Flower Collection

Sakata is taking its partnership with plantsman P. Allen Smith a step further to create the P. Allen Smith Home Grown Cut Flowers Collection, a selection of premium cut flower seed hand-picked by Smith and bred exclusively by Sakata.

OHP’s Triathlon Biofungicide Now Listed By The Organic Materials Review Institute

Triathlon BA is a broad-spectrum preventative biofungicide that provides control of many foliar and soilborne diseases in ornamentals and herbs.

AIPH Seeking Entries For Its International Grower of the Year Awards

The International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) is inviting ornamental growers from all around the world to enter the AIPH International Grower of the Year Awards (IGOTY) for 2017. Last year’s big winner was Florida-based Costa Farms.

Take A Sneak Peek at Terra Nova Nurseries’ New Coleus Fancy Feather Series

A brand-new collection of Terra Nova Nurseries coleus varieties called the Fancy Feathers Series is now available to growers for online orders. The series produces narrow, feather-like leaves and offers a mounded habit.


"Why wouldn't a bigger tomato taste good?"

Hazera is busy breeding tomatoes for the Netherlands and Belgium. Taste is king when they breed their varieties.Ciro Trombetta, Arjan van Steekelenburg and Geert van der Wel Italian flavorsArjan van Steekelenburg, chain manager fresh produce, sees consumers' expectations rise. "Why wouldn't a bigger tomato.....

Canada: LED interlighting enhances winter tomato production at Elmira

Philips Lighting recently teamed up with Elmira’s Own Produce in Elmira, Ontario, Canada for the installation of Philips GreenPower LED interlighting. Installed in a double-poly greenhouse, the LED interlighting is being used to grow the company’s Elmira’s Own brand of beefsteak and grape tomatoes.Prior to.....

New molecular detection test for TCDVd

Agdia has announced they have commercialized a rapid and user-friendly molecular test, based on their AmplifyRP Acceler8 platform, for detection of Tomato chlorotic dwarf viroid (TCDVd) in tomato and solanaceous ornamental crops.Tomato chlorotic dwarf viroid (TCDVd) is a serious problem in tomato crops due.....

Geothermal energy to provide heat for seven Dutch growers

After years of preparation, another group of Dutch greenhouse growers will soon have access to geothermal power. The project Aardwarmte Vogelaer will start construction with drilling to hot water at the site on June 1. The company hopes to put the installation and related heat network into use by the end of.....

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    Info about container farms and container farm suppliers!

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    This group is for current students in the sustainable agriculture training program. Here you can find links to course resources, video's, the file…

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