|By Marketwired .||
|September 4, 2014 04:07 AM EDT||
WEST PALM BEACH, FL -- (Marketwired) -- 09/04/14 -- Vegalab, a Switzerland-based leading developer of non-toxic organic fertilizers, insecticides and fungicides, has announced it is building a hydroponic testing greenhouse in West Palm Beach, Florida. Hydroponic greenhouses are the standard technique in biology research and development. By eliminating the soil medium, researchers can take complete control of a plant's nutritional system and mineral input, allowing for standardized measurements and experimentation. Steven Blackburn, Business Development Manager for Vegalab North America said, "We're very excited about this next step for Vegalab. Before this, most of our R&D was conducted by our skilled team of researchers in Switzerland but with this needed addition we can now expand our development of high-yield, low impact gardening products."
Vegalab is committed to providing safe and healthy alternatives to harmful chemical pesticides, fungicides and fertilizers. They recognize that producing a "green" product is only part of the equation -- it must also make sense financially or the products will not be used. Their focus is on all-natural plant inputs, organic minerals and natural complexing agents, which encourage nutrient utilization and delivery. Vegalab uses a propriety technology to micronize and amplify the base organic compounds that fight pests and disease. Along with the use of safe organic minerals in their fertilizers -- such as phosphorous, calcium, magnesium and potassium -- the company also focuses on advanced biological control agents -- live entomopathogenic nematodes, which are the natural enemy to a range of garden enemies. They may be used both on plants to fight pests like cutworms, fungus gnats and such, as well as in water to combat mosquitoes. For fungus control, Vegalab has directed its research attention to potent plant extracts which help fight spores and mildew.
In his role at Vegalab, Steven Blackburn has been instrumental in the development and marketing of both consumer and commercial product applications. Earlier this year, he led the company launch of its newest entry to the marketplace, SUPREME GROWERS®, which for the first time allows home gardeners to access the same all-natural fertilizers used by professional farmers and landscapers. SUPREME GROWERS® kits are available in two versions, an All-Purpose Kit for fruits, vegetables and flowers, and the Herb & Leafy Greens Kit. They are designed for ease of use, with a proprietary 3-step system and pod-based packaging.
Steven Blackburn currently represents a number of forethinking companies that are working to bring responsible, sustainable technology to market. In addition to Vegalab, Blackburn owns and manages his own business, New Epic Media, which partners with inventors and consumer tech startups that bring new products to the retail sales sphere. He believes in a healthy body and healthy mind, achieved through juicing, yoga, martial arts, vitamins and supplements and a rigorous workout schedule. He has discovered a new passion in ocean diving and explores the depths from his Florida home as often as his workload allows. Blackburn and his wife of 14 years, Stacy, have a 10-year old daughter and he credits the "two girls in his life" for keeping him focused, and for inspiring a greater sense of responsibility and drive. "Family is a powerful motivator," he explains. "It forces us to be a hero of a greater cause than ourselves."
Steven Blackburn Blog: http://www.StevenBlackburnVegalab.com
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