National retailers are creating a buzz in the horticultural world with public commitments to sustainability and pollinator health. But, what does it mean for the growers who supply plants? This session will explain how cultural and chemical practices can help or hurt pollinators, propose strategies to implement biorational and biological controls, and introduce some of the many wonderful pollinators that benefit from more sustainable pest management strategies.

SaniDate 5.0’s powerful Peroxycompound formulation offers unparalleled results against plant and human health pathogens. SaniDate 5.0’s organic certified ingredients ensure no harmful residual will be left behind. Labeled to control fungi, bacteria and virus, this broad-spectrum disinfectant has the ability to kill instantly. No rinsing necessary!

The SaniDate® Dilution Station provides an easy, convenient, and economical way to dilute SaniDate® All Purpose Disinfectant. With the touch of a button, in under a minute, you can create a multi-purpose cleaner, deodorizer, disinfectant and antibacterial solution. Useful across multiple industries like childcare, agriculture, ornamentals, poultry, hotels, and restaurants.

Cherry utilizes BioSafe Systems lineup of sustainable chemistries in every stage of growth to maximize their plant’s growing potential, ensuring consistent and clean flower with every grow.

SOLitude Lake Management introduced an alternative option to the community – one that aligns with the environmental principles of the residents while also nurturing the health and appearance of the aquatic environment. In the presence of GreenClean Liquid 5.0, algae and cyanobacteria are quickly controlled, with water and oxygen left as the natural byproducts after the reaction.

At retired NASCAR® driver Tony Stewart’s Hidden Hollow Ranch, Aquatic Control handles the lake management. The goal at this location is to manage the existing lake and develop it into a Trophy Bass Pond. The first step was adjusting the water quality using Calcis® to achieve desirable aquatic conditions to grow healthy, strong and active fish.

Bill Squire owns a plot of land in North Carolina. Through years of mining and digging for dirt, Squire’s land had a giant hole that, through years of collecting rainwater, formed into a pond. Squire saw this as an opportunity and sought to turn this newly formed pond into a fishing location.

Rio Fresh is a third-generation, family-owned business that has been farming in the heart of the Rio Grande Valley for over 75 years. They grow over 30 varieties of fresh Texas greens, herbs and onions.

Saxon Becnel and Sons, a family-owned company with 160 years experience, is growing the most premium citrus trees within the industry; over 25 varieties and 1 million trees. They reside in two locations; Belle Chasse, LA and Orange, TX.

The Thomas family has owned and operated its Florida farm and business since 1958. Sustainable practices are very important as well being good stewards of the land. They have been using BioSafe products for years for cleaner crops and water.

The BioChamber utilizes an integrated controller that will monitor multiple intervention hurdles, including chillers, dips and spray cabinets and make real time adjustments.

For use with SaniDate 5.0, the BioSafe CDS single chemical pre-dilution tank provides ultra-lean dilutions and eliminates hand mixing stock solutions.