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Evaluating the Precision of a Fertilizer Injector by Measuring Electrical Conductivity

Wed, Jan 16th, 2019, created by W. Garrett Owen

Evaluating soluble salts or electrical conductivity (EC) is an important aspect of in-house nutritional monitoring as it provides a value related to the fertilizer salts provided and the status of the cropís health...


e-GRO Welcomes Two New Team Members

Wed, Jan 16th, 2019, created by W. Garrett Owen

The e-GRO team continues to grow! We would like to introduce our newest e-GRO members, Dr...


Testing pH and Electrical Conductivity (EC) of Plugs Using the Press Technique

Thu, Jan 10th, 2019, created by W. Garrett Owen

In-house nutritional monitoring is often focused on conducting a PourThru, Saturated Media Extraction (SME), or 1:2 Dilution procedure for plants produced in their final containers such as cell packs, pots, and hanging baskets...


Virginia Smart Farming Conference on Using Controlled Environment Agriculture

Wed, Aug 8th, 2018, created by Joyce Latimer


Fall Mum Propagation Reminders

Thu, May 24th, 2018, created by W. Garrett Owen
Though its mid-May, itís not too early to start thinking about fall and mum propagation. If you have not received unrooted mum cuttings yet, but plan to do so, these cultural and environmental propagation reminders will help you prepare to get your cuttings off to a good start...

Botrytis Blues

Mon, May 14th, 2018, created by Lee Stivers
The cool, late spring experienced by much of the mid-Atlantic region has provided excellent conditions for Botrytis grey mold to appear in some retail greenhouses...

Proper pH Meter Storage

Wed, May 9th, 2018, created by W. Garrett Owen