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August 07, 2015
Last month, Costa Layman Farms and the Georgia Regents University College of Nursing celebrated the 10th anniversary of their annual health fair. Ten year ago, the two groups came together a decade ago to offer preventative health care for workers...
August 07, 2015
GrowIt! Garden Socially recently announced the top two winners of its 2015 Friends & Family app contest. Hort students Brett Weiss and Sarah Swofford will receive all-expenses paid trips to Chicago, Aug. 17-20, to attend the IGC Show at Navy...
August 07, 2015
The Perennial Plant Association (PPA) will host a regional symposium on Oct. 5, 2015, in Dallas, Texas, in conjunction with the All-America Selections/Home Garden Seed Association (AAS/HGSA) Summer Summit. All PPA events will take place at the...
SNA New Officers
August 05, 2015
The Southern Nursery Association elected new officers for the 2015-2016 term at its 117th annual meeting in Atlanta during SNA 2015, and also announced a new president. The election determined representation for the following four regions: -Chapter...
Americ Confined Space Ventilators
August 05, 2015
Schaefer Ventilation Equipment announced the release of a video for its confined space ventilators.  The video demonstrates the product's features and assembly. The video is available on Schaefer’s website. For more information, and to view the...
August 05, 2015
BioSafe is sponsoring a summer giveaway program through the end of September 2015. The company wants to know where in the world its products are being used. Applicants must submit a photo of a BioSafe product in their location, or an invoice that...
August 03, 2015
Proven Winners has announced the dates and locations for its 2015 Road Shows. Proven Winners' team of plant and retail professionals, including John Gaydos, Dave Konsoer, and Judy Sharpton will travel to four cities in October to share their...
August 03, 2015
Emerald Coast Growers has released the latest edition of its Resource Guide both in print and online. With a user-friendly design targeted with grower and broker buying habits in mind, the guide features varietal and marketing information for one of...
AgriNomix, Robert Lando
July 30, 2015
AgriNomix recently broke ground on a build-out that will enable the company to expand its current manufacturing capabilities in Oberlin, Ohio. Company operations will be increased to more than 70,000 square feet after the 15,000-square-foot...
Berger
July 29, 2015
Berger unveiled plans for the construction of a peat processing and bagging plant in Rivière-Pentecôte on the North Shore of Quebec. "The establishment of this plant on the cutting edge of technology will allow the elimination of 7,861 tons of...
July 28, 2015
On Oct. 6, GPN’s Plant Health Management Conference will return to Grand Rapids, Michigan. The DoubleTree Grand Rapids Airport will host the second one-day conference dedicated to helping growers produce healthy and profitable plants. Attendees at...
July 27, 2015
Sharda USA LLC has hired Don Rossi as the company's director of specialty products for the United States and Canada. Prior to joining Sharda USA, Rossi held key positions at Target Specialty Products, Cleary Chemical, Scotts and Helena....
July 24, 2015
America in Bloom (AIB) has become a partner in the Million Pollinator Challenge. The Challenge is a campaign to register one million public and private gardens and landscapes to support pollinators, and was created in support of President Obama’s...
July 24, 2015
SHS Griffin released its annual seed and plant catalog for the 2015-2016 season. The 2016 catalog is available in print and online, featuring more than 400 new varieties. The company’s full seed portfolio; more than 3,400 cultivars of annuals,...
July 24, 2015
The 2016 National Floriculture Forum (NFF) will take place Jan. 24-29, in the Netherlands and Germany. Meeting objectives include: Addressing issues of importance to the floriculture industry Forming collaborative relationships Improving...
David Martin
July 24, 2015
David Martin has joined the Pleasant View Gardens team as its new territory sales manager. Martin’s responsibilities include account management, new product launches, territory management and expansion and production planning, along with industry...
July 23, 2015
Growers, landscapers and gardening enthusiasts are invited to participate in the annual Plant Trial Field Day at Michigan State University on August 4.  The program features presentations on the “Best of the Best” from Daedre Craig, trial...
July 23, 2015
Suzanne McKee, director of marketing at ePlantSource, is part of a team that has organized a 14 km hike up Grays Peak in Colorado to help raise funds to find a cure Batten Disease. Batten Disease CLN6 is a rare neurodegenerative disorder that...
July 22, 2015
Syngenta Flowers has released a new resource for growers and brokers in the form of an app. The Syngenta Flowers app includes information about all of the company’s flower varieties, helping growers and brokers quickly access descriptions, culture,...
July 22, 2015
Twelve students from five southeastern universities received academic scholarships from the Sidney B. Meadows Scholarship Fund on Wed., July 22 during SNA 2015 in Atlanta. “Congratulations to this exemplary group of students who have excelled...
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