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October 14, 2015
LumiGrow Research, the research division of horticultural LED lighting manufacturer LumiGrow, Inc., has released seven new scientific posters that reveal how crop morphology and productivity can be affected through the application of varied light...
October 14, 2015
Vivero Internacional has hired Dominik Neisser as the company's new technical support manager. “We are really excited about the addition of Dominik to our team," said Vivero Internacional's general manager and co-owner Dennis Hitzigrath. "His...
October 14, 2015
EuroAmerican has earned Veriflora Certification by SCS Global Services, a global leader in third-party certification and standards development, recognizing the company’s commitment to quality and sustainability. ...
October 14, 2015
Environmental Science, a division of Bayer CropScience LP, has announced that its North American turf and ornamentals business will move to fully serve the production ornamentals market on Nov. 1, 2016. Bayer Crop Science and OHP, Inc., also...
October 08, 2015
Heritage Museums & Gardens, Sandwich Massachusetts, will be home to a national hydrangea test garden. For the next five years, new hybrid varieties of hydrangeas will be planted, grown,and studied by professional growing experts from across the...
October 08, 2015
On Oct. 27, GPN's second Plant Health Management Conference will take place in Springfield, Massachusetts at the Springfield Marriott. Growers in the New England region will have a chance to learn from some of the top educators and consultants in...
October 01, 2015
BASF recently expanded its Littlehampton, United Kingdom production site to help strengthen the company's ability to sustainably meet the growing global demand for biological solutions for agriculture and horticulture. At this site, BASF has...
October 01, 2015
Ball Seed recently redesigned its website to better reach customers on-the-go. The new BallSeed.com uses responsive design for mobile-friendly content and clear navigation to the information growers and retailers want most. Among the site...
October 01, 2015
America in Bloom (AIB) handed out its annual awards during its 2015 meeting in Holland, Michigan, on Sept. 26, 2015.All participants were evaluated on six criteria: overall impression, environmental awareness, heritage preservation, urban forestry,...
September 25, 2015
For the past 16 years, GPN and Nexus Greenhouse Corp. have been recognizing outstanding college students with the GPN/Nexus Intern of the Year Scholarship. GPN and Nexus are now calling for applicants for the 17th GPN/Nexus Intern of the Year. Do...
September 25, 2015
A University of New Hampshire scientist has developed a new cherry tomato designed to be grown in hanging baskets in greenhouses. Rambling Rose provides a new attractive pink fruit color not yet available in cherry tomatoes suitable for hanging...
September 25, 2015
Hort Americas will be a  sponsor of and rider participant in the 2015 Tour de Fresh. This one-of-a-kind collaborative event unites the most significant brands and influencers in the fresh produce industry for a four-day cycling event...
September 23, 2015
The American Floral Endowment (AFE) is now accepting applications for the new Altman Family Scholarship, and the Paul Ecke, Jr. Scholarship, for graduate students who have the skills and passion to become leading floricultural scientists and...
September 21, 2015
Researchers at Kansas State University are conducting a study that focuses on how nurseries and garden centers market their businesses and are looking for survey participants. The deadline has been extended to Oct. 15. Questions in the...
September 21, 2015
The New Hampshire Horticulture Endowment (NHHE), the granting arm of the New Hampshire Plant Growers Association, will be awarding $10,000 in grant monies this year. The NHHE’s goal is to support scientific research and education in a...
September 18, 2015
The University of Florida's IFAS Extension is offering an online course on  “Advanced Nutrient Management for Container-Grown Crops” in English and Spanish from Oct. 5 to 30, 2015.  This course is design to help you understand...
September 18, 2015
Michigan State University Extension is offering a bus tour of floriculture greenhouse insect biocontrol programs from Michigan to the Niagara region of Ontario, Canada on Oct. 28-30, 2015. During the three-day tour, participants will see how to set...
September 17, 2015
For the first time ever, the America in Bloom symposium will be streamed live online. Streaming will begin on Thursday, September 24 at 6:30 p.m. EST with the "Celebration of Communities." Friday and Saturday morning educational sessions, and the...
September 17, 2015
Costa Farms is celebrating National Indoor Plant Week (Sept. 14-18) with giveaways to help college student’s make over their dorms and radio interviews. Justin Hancock, Costa Farms’ garden expert, will share tips for keeping dorm rooms stylish and...
September 17, 2015
The Shinoda Foundation has announced that its Shinoda Scholar of the Year award for 2015-16 will go to Melinda Knuth, a senior horticulture major at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln. “Melinda’s drive to succeed and her passion for horticulture...