Greenhouse Sanitation: An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure

Greenhouse Sanitation

Sanitation is one of the most oft-overlooked management strategies in a greenhouse operation. The warm, humid climate provides an ideal host for pathogens to accumulate and increase over time. Left unchecked, pathogens, which ultimately lead to disease, can significantly limit an operation’s potential for profitability. Greenhouse Sanitation Read about: Spud Detail: Potato Growing Strategy Diseases and pests … Read more

Tips for Dealing with Pests in the Orchard

Pests in the Orchard

Looking for bugs isn’t a nerdy middle school hobby – not if you’re an orchardist. It’s essential for tree fruit growers, no matter what spray program you use. – Pests in the Orchard Blanketing the orchard with sprays as a preventive may be someone’s idea of pest control, but a more cost-effective, rational and effective approach … Read more

Editor’s Note: Meeting the Food Safety Compliance Standard

Food Safety

Food safety compliance: For some, it’s as bad as a root canal. Others might prefer the root canal. – Food safety However, it’s a process all growers must go through if they want to enjoy a healthy business relationship with their partners. This quote in our feature, “Filling the G.A.P.” sums it up. The large majority … Read more