Entries by Matthew Lavallee

BioSafe Systems: Expanding Horticulture Coverage for Colorado and Beyond

EAST HARTFORD, CT – BioSafe Systems is proud to announce the strategic hire of Zac Ricciardi, as a Technical Sales Representative for Colorado and surrounding areas. Zac brings with him over twelve years of horticultural sales experience in the western and central regions of the USA. As an active member of the horticulture community, his […]

BioSafe Systems Announces the Availability of AXXE® Broad Spectrum Herbicide in Canada

EAST HARTFORD, CT – BioSafe Systems announces the availability of AXXE Broad Spectrum Herbicide across Canada. AXXE is a non-selective herbicide designed for the control or suppression of grass and broadleaf weeds, such as (but not limited to): crabgrass, pigweed, amaranth, carpetweed, and liverworts and for contact spray control or burndown of weeds and grasses […]

BioSafe Systems and Plant Products announce exclusive partnership in Canada

EAST HARTFORD, CT – BioSafe Systems and Plant Products are excited to announce that, as an exclusive partner, Plant Products will act as the manufacturer’s exclusive distributor in key Canadian provinces including:  Ontario, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, and Prince Edward Island. Plant Products has been a premier full-service supplier of fertilizer, […]

Lifecycle Management of Fall Production Pests Using Biological Pesticides

By Manuel Campos, Ph.D., Entomologist, BioSafe Systems  Seasons come and seasons go, but it always seems like the pests are here to stay. Developing a successful and sustainable year-round IPM program should be paramount for any grower whether it be in the greenhouse or in the nursery fields. Keeping in mind the entire lifecycle of […]

BioSafe Systems: Growing our East Coast Technical Team

EAST HARTFORD, CT, April 13 – BioSafe Systems is proud to announce the strategic hire of Patrick Clark, as a Technical Sales Representative for the Northeast territory of the United States.  He brings with him an extensive experience and regional knowledge of the agriculture market. Patrick served as a business unit agronomist for Helena Chemical […]

Must Haves for Pre-season Preparation

By: Matthew Lavallee With Spring upon us a new growing season begins across America, the importance of pre-season preparation can’t be understated; ensuring that you are equipped for future issues now can save a lot of time and money later down the road. Anticipating a pest or pathogen outbreak keeps growers more mindful throughout the entire […]

Important Steps to Orchard Replant Success

Originally published on Penn State Extension; Retrieved on 10/20/2016 from http://extension.psu.edu/plants/tree-fruit/commercial-tree-fruit-production/orchard-establishment/important-steps-to-orchard-replant-success   Many factors influence orchard replant success and these can be divided into two very broad categories that include economics and orchard renovation.  The economics of orchard re-establishment include a number of issues that need to be decided before the trees are even ordered […]

PSI: The case of the ivory insect

Used by permission from GIE media originally printed 9/16/2015, written by Steven D. Frank PSI: The case of the ivory insect Whiteflies can destroy ornamentals and edibles. Monitor, treat and prevent with these tips. Several species of whiteflies are pests of greenhouse vegetable and ornamental crops. The most common are greenhouse whitefly (Trialeurodes vaporariorum), silverleaf […]