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Dec. 01, 2017
BASF-Sponsored Podcasts and Webinars

Hear the latest in nursery and ornamentals research, education and recommendations from university and industry experts.

Sponsored by BASF and moderated by Chris Beytes, editor, GrowerTalks.

Jun. 08, 2017
Cutting weed control costs: reduce hand weeding with herbicides

How can you cut weed control costs? See what research has to say:

Jun. 01, 2017
Make sure your nursery shipments are quarantine compliant for fire ants

To slow or prevent the spread of the red imported fire ant (RIFA), federal quarantines are currently in place for imported fire ants (red, black and hybrid varieties of IFA) in affected states.

May. 15, 2017
Third-generation nursery gets more plants off the bench with Empress® Intrinsic® brand fungicide

See how Weatherford Farms got more plants off the bench with Empress Intrinsic brand fungicide, which protected their poinsettia crop.

Jan. 01, 2017
Orkestra™ Intrinsic® brand fungicide
performed beautifully for The Jungle Nursery

With its two modes of action, Orkestra Intrinsic brand fungicide delivered fast and long-acting disease control that rescued his crop. “We’re seeing great results again,” said Sandy. “Orkestra [Intrinsic brand fungicide] has given me the assurance that I can continue to grow Sansevieria.”

Oct. 18, 2016
2016-17 GrowerTalks Insecticide, Miticide, & Fungicide Guide

GrowerTalks comprehensive listing of every labeled chemical for 18 of the most common insect and mite pests, experts offering the latest on pesticide rotations, pesticide mixes, fungicide pre-mixes and a chemical class chart for ornamental fungicides and a disease control guide for 18 tough diseases.

Nov. 02, 2015
Research Demonstrates Safety, Effectiveness of Sultan® Miticide

Research conducted as cooperative effort between Oglesby Plants International, Dr. Gary Knox of the University of Florida and BASF finds that Sultan is very safe for plants and has no phytotoxicity.

Jun. 17, 2014
Heading to Cultivate’14? Stop by BASF booth #1759!

With a new name, a fresh face and more space, Cultivate’14 will be one show hort lovers will not want to miss!

Apr. 03, 2014
Whiteflies on Spring Crops

Whiteflies may be observed feeding on some spring crops.  Learn how to detect whiteflies and methods for controlling them in this month’s ‘Ornamental Solutions’ by Paul Pilon.

Mar. 17, 2014
Knox Nursery fights disease, saves production time with Pageant® Intrinsic brand fungicide

Growers across the country are experiencing the excellent disease control and plant health benefits of Intrinsic™ brand fungicides. Matt Blaszczyk, Head Grower of Young Plants at Knox Nursery in Winter Garden, Florida, is the latest grower to share his success using Pageant® Intrinsic™ brand fungicide.

Feb. 10, 2014
Inspecting Incoming Plant Materials

This month's 'Ornamental Solutions' by Paul Pilon discusses the importance of inspecting incoming plant materials for the presence of potential problems.

Jan. 13, 2014
Foliar Nematodes

Foliar nematodes are commonly mistaken for bacterial or fungal infections, learn how to identify and manage foliar nematodes in this month's 'Ornamental Solutions' by Paul Pilon.


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