Nursery

Ever notice how nursery growers carry themselves just a little differently? There's a reason for that, and we get it. You've seen the industry evolve in ways that might have once been unimaginable, and you've survived and evolved faster, stronger, better. When you're looking to stay ahead of the curve, look here. There's information on plants, disease, governmental influences, business management, and more.

AmericanHort Contributor August 21 2013

A new video hosted by Jen Olsen, Assistant Extension Specialist at OSU Plant Disease & Insect Laboratory, includes useful descriptions and diagnostic images about Rose Rosette Disease (RDD). She discusses ways to detect RRD in your roses and strategies for preventing plantings from falling victim to the mite vectored disease. Ms. Olsen also provides suggestions for pruning out diseased canes fo...

AmericanHort Contributor August 02 2013

Responding to the industry’s growing concerns about Rose Rosette Disease, ANLA has launched the website www.roserosettedisease.com. The website will act as a one-stop resource for growers, landscapers, extension agents, and researchers to find the most up-to-date information about the disease, including how to identify and prevent ...

AmericanHort Contributor July 31 2013

Dr. Mike Dobres of Novaflora® talks about some of the advances that have already been made by industry researchers and the path he sees for successfully mitigating the impact of Rose Rosette Disease.

AmericanHort Contributor July 31 2013

Industry leaders recognize the very real threat Rose Rosette Disease poses to this important crop and stress the importance of finding real world solutions through research.

AmericanHort Contributor July 31 2013

Dr. Joe Bischoff explains that while Rose Rosette Disease is a unique challenge, through coordination and the involvement of the right people solutions can be found.

AmericanHort Contributor July 31 2013

AmericanHort Contributor July 31 2013

AmericanHort Contributor July 30 2013

AmericanHort Contributor July 24 2013

In recent weeks boxwood blight has been confirmed from Delaware and New Jersey. These findings mark the first new state reports since March 2012. Many growers and landscapers have voluntarily implemented the ANLA best management practices (see at www.boxwoodblight.org) and some states have directed growers to use them as part of state-recognized compliance agreements. It is likely that these me...

AmericanHort Contributor July 24 2013

Dr. Kelly Ivors and her graduate student, Miranda Ganci, of North Carolina State University completed the analysis of their May/June 2013 trials for preventing Boxwood Blight. Their recently released report includes the chemistry recommendations that were found to be most effective in the 2012 and 2013 field trials.

The NCSU treatment recommendations are available by clicking

AmericanHort + MPS present Spotlight on Sustainability with Chris McCorkle of McCorkle Nurseries Inc.

Glyphosate-based herbicides have provided efficient, safe and cost-effective weed control for more than 40 years, but recent reports and events have raised concerns over its safety. Come learn about the EPA’s position, the mountain of scientific evidence that supports its safety, and uses in the green industry, including the pro’s and con’s of glyphosate alternatives. Panelist...

Dick Kramp, Founder & CEO of AB Greenhouse Power Netherlands will be presenting on growing crops with the highest possible yield and quality by creating the optimal environment in your growing facility through cogeneration. Well-integrated cogeneration, supplying heat, electricity, and CO2, can help you to achieve these goals for the lowest possible price. 

This stacked panel of experts will plunge into the current and potential application of exciting new technologies showing promise in automating and innovating the management of nursery stock, and other environments including arboretums and forest stands. New technologies explored during this seminar include drone-based observation and sampling, canopy robotics, and a variety of radio-frequen...

Review a case study at UC Davis researching nutrient use in container grown crops. This project has received funding from the Horticultural Research Institute. 
 

Presenters: Lorence Oki and Bruno Pitton, UC Davis 

The webinar addresses why you should use sanitation practices at plant production, mechanically transmitted plant diseases, common disinfectants and improved sanitation/hygiene practices through research results. 

Presenter: Dr. Fulya Baysal-Gurel is an assistant professor at the Tennessee State University Otis L. Floyd Nursery Research Center in McMinnville, TN. Her rese...

The first webinar of our brand-new series: Quarterly Advocacy Brief - An Advocacy Update on Workforce Development and the ABC's of H2A featuring Chris Schulte, CJ-Lake LLC, and Craig Regelbrugge, AmericanHort

Part one of the webinar will provide a brief but comprehensive update on our advocacy for labor relief - H-2A visa reform, more ...

Andy Bruney of T. Load Specialties will give insights and advice on the Electronic Logging Device (ELD) mandate. He'll be explaining how these new regulations are impacting the logistics industry while also taking a closer look at the impact they have on the horticulture industry. This webinar is aimed to help shippers and receivers be more prepared for the upcoming season as motor carri...