Friday, November 28, 2014

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Home Depot mandates extra tag for neonic-treated plants

By Matt McClellan

Plants treated with neonicotinoids must now bear a special tag. More

AmericanHort publishes revised nursery standard

The revised American Standard for Nursery Stock is now available for industry use. More

The time for automation is yesterday

By John Lewis

Expensive and dwindling labor coupled with outdated production processes are likely costing you more than you realize. More

Your next move

By Kelli Rodda

Strategize for 2015 with our State of the Industry Report. More

Nursery leaders brainstorm solutions to industry issues

Nursery Management created the Nursery Grower Business Coalition to open dialog between growers. More

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Phoenix Merlin - Miticide/Insecticide

MERLIN controls mites and insects on greenhouse and nursery-grown ornamental plants. More

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Obama to Republican critics on immigration: 'Pass a bill'

By Reuters

The President cited the bipartisan immigration bill passed by the U.S. Senate last year and urged the House to take it up. More

Plants more sensitive to drought than realized

New research from UCLA will improve predictions of which plant species will survive drought. More

Mark Weathington named director of JC Raulston Arboretum

Weathington joined JCRA in 2007 as assistant director and curator of collections. More

Purdue arboretum promotes plant database project

The university's collection of woody plants includes 75 new trees each year. More

GrowIt! wins mobile app award

The social gardening app was named best in its market category. More

Phragmites: a problem in Michigan

Ornamental plant nursery growers should scout production fields for this invasive weed. More

Invasive stink bug found in second Idaho city

By Capital Press

The brown marmorated stink bug feeds on a wide range of fruit and vegetable crops. More

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Grower's guide: Concolor fir

Bert Cregg of Michigan State University Extension, Departments of Horticulture and Forestry, discusses what growers need to know about concolor fir, as part of a series on Christmas tree species. More

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