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June 03, 2015
Dozens of conservation and gardening organizations have collaborated to form the National Pollinator Garden Network, which launched a nationwide campaign, the Million Pollinator Garden Challenge, on June 3. Designed to accelerate growing efforts...
May 29, 2015
The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal recently honored Bailey Nurseries’ President Terri McEnaney in the recent Women in Business for 2015 special issue. Honorees were selected based on their impact on the business community in the state of...
May 29, 2015
In a recent online fact-sheet at its extension website, the University of Massachusetts  Amherst Center for Agriculture, Food and the Environment lists Nature’s Source Organic Plant Food 3-1-1 as “the best liquid organic fertilizer,” according...
May 29, 2015
Registration is now open for All-America Selections Summer/Fall Summit. "Urban Ag Opportunities" will take place Oct. 5-8, in Dallas, Texas. The Summer/Fall Summit is being held in partnership with the Home Garden Seed Association. ...
May 27, 2015
California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo recently released an update to its Master Plan (http://masterplan.calpoly.edu/master-plan/) that indicated that almost all of the university’s orchards and horticulture facilities could...
May 26, 2015
Nufarm Americas, Inc. recently announced the appointment of three ornamental region managers in target regions across the U.S. to capitalize on the company’s position in the U.S. ornamental market.The following promotions have been made: David...
May 22, 2015
GrowIt! Garden Socially will give two college students enrolled in a horticultural (or related) degree program the opportunity to win a trip to Chicago to attend the IGC Show in its 2015 Friends & Family app contest. The top five students who...
May 22, 2015
Hortica has entered an affiliation agreement with Sentry Insurance. Once complete, Hortica will become a member of the Sentry Insurance Group. As a member, Hortica will keep its name, brand and current headquarters location in Edwardsville, Illinois...
May 19, 2015
GPN’s Plant Health Management Conference will return this fall with not one but two events. On Oct. 6, we will be returning to Grand Rapids, Michigan and on Oct. 27 we will offer a second conference in Springfield, Massachusetts. If you or anyone...
Steve Maiscalco
May 19, 2015
Steve Maiscalco joined the BioSafe Systems team to focus primarily on driving retail sales. As a technical representative, Maiscalco will build relationships with distributors and garden centers and will work to increase sales and develop the...
May 18, 2015
National Garden Bureau (NGB) will grant $10,000 this fall, which will be split among three therapeutic gardens in North America. This effort is to raise awareness of horticulture and support the benefits of gardening. Grant applications must meet...
May 18, 2015
Arborjet is now accepting applications for its “Taking Root” Scholarship Program. In 2015, 10 graduating high school seniors will receive a $1,000 scholarship to pursue full-time studies in forestry, plant sciences, horticulture, entomology,...
May 18, 2015
AmericanHort has been honored with the role of being U.S. representative to the International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH). "We are proud to represent our members on the international stage through AIPH," said Michael V. Geary, CAE...
May 14, 2015
The Central Coast Greenhouse Growers Association (CCGGA) will award 20 scholarships to college and high school students this year. CCGGA member nurseries throughout Nipomo and Arroyo Grande have been raising money since they opened on April 18 for...
May 14, 2015
Greg Lonergan and Barbara Perzanowski join Philips Horticulture LED Solutions as key account manager-floriculture and marketing communications specialist, respectively. Lonergan, in partnership with the Philips team of plant specialists and...
May 14, 2015
Equipment Innovation Day will take place on Tuesday, Aug. 25 prior to the Farwest Show scheduled for Aug. 27-29 in Portland, Oregon. The event will take place at GK Machines Inc, a manufacturing plant in Donald, Oregon. Attendees can talk to...
Heath Lowery
May 14, 2015
OHP recently announced the addition of Heath Lowery to its team of regional sales managers. Lowery will cover Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas. Prior to joining the OHP team, Lowery worked as a regional sales manager for Valent/NuFarm and as a...
May 14, 2015
Empress Intrinsic from BASF recently received supplemental labeling for use on herbaceous and woody plants in greenhouse, nursery container and field production in California. The fungicide protects against the four major root and crown disease...
Dümmen Orange, Van Gogh Museum
May 12, 2015
On May 11, Dümmen Orange signed a five-year sponsorship contract with the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Dümmen Orange is supporting the realization of the new entrance, the development of educational products and the execution of...
May 11, 2015
Battlefield Farms Inc. has achieved MPS-A qualification after becoming a participant for MPS-ABC in 2010. “We are participating in the MPS program because we feel a social responsibility to provide our customers the most environmentally friendly...
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