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AAS Winners 2016
July 10, 2015
All-America Selections recently announced three winners for the 2016 Garden Season. These are the first winners of the season: -Bunching Onion Warrior (Regional Winner) -Mizuna Red Kingdom (National Winner) -Radish Sweet Baby (Regional Winner)...
July 06, 2015
Cornell University’s Floriculture Field day will take place August 11, in Ithaca, N.Y.Among the highlights of this year's Field Day are:1. Cornell Alumni and Friends reception. The 2015 alumni and friends event will take place at the Cornell...
July 02, 2015
Michigan State University Extension and North Carolina State University are hosting the inaugural national Protecting Pollinators in Ornamental Landscapes Conference in Hendersonville, North Carolina Oct. 12 through 14. The conference is geared...
July 02, 2015
Fall Creek Farm & Nursery, Inc., a global blueberry breeding and nursery stock company, received the 2015 Governor’s Trade Leadership Award during Oregon Consular Corps’ annual Celebrate Trade event. The award ceremony took place during World...
July 02, 2015
The American Rose Society (ARS) announced at the 2015 National Conference that Proven Winners received the Award of Excellence for Oso Easy Lemon Zest rose. To receive the Award of Excellence, a rose must prove its mettle in six different no-spray...
July 01, 2015
Dümmen Orange has acquired the portfolio of Florexpo Costa Rica, a leading specialist in the production of perennials, herbs and annuals. The acquisition includes the move of top Florexpo talent and management to Dümmen Orange’s newly modernized...
July 01, 2015
Gibraltar Industries, a manufacturer and distributor of products for residential and industrial markets, has acquired all of the outstanding shares of privately held RBI Solar, Inc., Rough Brothers Manufacturing Inc. and affiliates (collectively “...
July 01, 2015
Schaefer Ventilation Equipment hired Rico Garay to its Agricultural and Horticultural Division. Garay will focus on expanding the Latin American markets in agriculture and horticulture and support the already existing businesses in the area. “We...
Loren Hudziak
July 01, 2015
At the Society of American Florists’ (SAF) annual convention, which takes place Sept. 9-12, in Amelia Island, Florida, industry members can get firsthand insight from Google executives. The education session, “Demystifying Google” will be led by...
June 30, 2015
All-America Selections (AAS) will promote AAS Winners in the form of cooking videos that use vegetables/edibles that performed well in AAS Trials. More than 325 varieties have been trialed over 82 years and named as AAS Winners — they have been “...
June 26, 2015
All-America Selections (AAS) recenlty released its 2014/2015 annual teport reflecting the group’s activities from the past 12-18 months. For the past five years, AAS has prepared a statement of organizational projects and progress, with...
June 26, 2015
Syngenta has added two new territory managers to its Turf and Ornamental business. Adam Garr will be working with turf customers in the lower peninsula of Michigan, while Chris Threadgill will be responsible for ornamental business...
June 26, 2015
Four Star Greenhouse Inc., in Carleton, Michigan, has announced the dates for its 2015 summer events. Growers and retailers are invited to visit Four Stars facilities for several different events this summer:  * 2015 Michigan Garden Plant...
June 26, 2015
Sakata Seed America has implemented new and innovative ways to reduce and conserve water during the severe California drought. According to a study by the University of California's  Davis Center for Watershed Sciences, “the drought...
Peggy and Michael Leider
June 23, 2015
Ken Tagawa, former American Floral Endowment (AFE) trustee, established a memorial tribute for floral industry members Margaret (Peggy) Lynch Leider and her son Michael Leider, Jr. Peggy passed away March 23; Michael passed away on May 24. Bost lost...
Philips Horticulture LED Solutions
June 23, 2015
Philips Horticulture LED Solutions announced AgriNomix, Total Energy Group (TEG) and Paul Boers Ltd./Prins Greenhouses as new certified horticulture partners. Employees from the new partner companies received training and certification from Philips...
June 21, 2015
Last Week, Berger and Theriault & Hachey Peat Moss announced the signature of a strategic alliance involving the transfer of harvesting rights of a bog in the Baie-Sainte-Anne region, in New-Brunswick, Canada. This new bog allows Berger to...
June 21, 2015
AmericanHort, along with its research affiliate the Horticultural Research Institute, recently introduced SHIFT: An AmericanHort initiative. This new research project examines the future of the industry. What was once announced as the “the future of...
June 21, 2015
Wave Petunias has joined forces with the GrowIt! Garden Socially app to host a two-week contest in June that encourages Wave Fans to share and rate photos of their favorite Wave Petunias. The grand prize is a $100 gift card to the garden center of...
June 21, 2015
SePRO Corporation, Carmel, Indiana, recently announced the promotions of Dr. Tyler Koschnick to vice president, sales and research, and Sam Barrick to vice president, marketing. Koschnick will be responsible for leading SePRO’s national...
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