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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 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
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
As the exclusive distributor of Valent USA Corp. products for professional turf, ornamental and aquatic uses in the United States, Nufarm Americas is pleased to announce that effective September 3, 2015 Aloft Insecticide has been added to its...
September 08, 2015
On Sept. 8, Sakata Seed America, Inc. and Dümmen Orange NA, Inc. announced they have resolved disagreements that led each to notify ornamental growers and customers over the past several weeks about termination of the companies’...
September 03, 2015
Bailey Nurseries' Easy Elegance Rose Collection has rebranded its website. The new website showcases updated images, rose descriptions, “how-to” guides and inspirational garden plans to help consumers utilize plants in the garden and landscape. “...
September 03, 2015
Keep America Beautiful’s fourth annual National Planting Day, which encourages people to plant native species of flowers, trees, shrubs and plants to help support their local ecosystems, will take place Sept. 12, 2015.This year’s theme, “Keep...
Dow AgroScience
August 27, 2015
Dow AgroSciences has announced the promotion of three employees. Chris Moyer was named marketing communications manager supporting both the T&O and Pest Management business at Dow AgroSciences. Moyer joined the company in 2011 as a T&O sales...
August 27, 2015
Aquatrols announced a distribution partnership with Bayer Environmental Science that will expand the company’s presence in Australia. “As our science and product range has developed beyond simply controlling dry patch and into greater rootzone...
August 27, 2015
The Fred C. Gloeckner Foundation Inc. elected a new president, vice president and board member at its annual board meeting in May; the foundation also recently awarded 15 grants totaling $149,775. Dr. Richard Craig, former vice president of the...
August 27, 2015
Poly-Tex Inc. and WaterPulse Inc. signed an agreement that authorizes Poly-Text to distribute WaterPulse retail mats and its display systems in the United States and Canada. “The ability of our national sales team to sell WaterPulse mats along with...
August 21, 2015
Last week, Syngenta announced it plans to divest its premium Flowers business from its Lawn and Garden operating unit.   "Syngenta has built a high quality profitable Flowers business based on seeds and vegetative genetics and...
Zero Tol 2.0
August 20, 2015
BioSafe Systems’ product, ZeroTol 2.0, has been added to the OMRI Products List. OMRI (Organic Materials Review Institute) has determined that according to the USDA National Organic Program, ZeroTol 2.0 is now cleared for organic production,...
Gene Hurst
August 20, 2015
Clifton Eugene “Gene” Hurst, founder of Hurst Boiler & Welding Co., passed away on Wed., July 22 at the age of 79. "We lost one of the greatest men to ever live, a man adored by many, a man of true character, a man that meant so much to so many...
August 19, 2015
Michael Geary has resigned as president and CEO of AmericanHort. Geary is leaving to serve as CEO of the Society for Marketing Professional Services. He will remain on staff through Sept. 30. “We are thankful for Michael’s leadership for over five...
August 14, 2015
Ball Horticultural Company announced it is purchasing Conard-Pyle, with the sale scheduled to close by the end of September 2015. The acquisition includes Conard-Pyle’s in-house breeding division NovaFlora and its intellectual properties; and...
AFE
August 14, 2015
The American Floral Endowment (AFE) trustees met with several industry supporters in July when they convened for annual board and committee meetings in Aurora, Colorado. CEO of Welby Gardens Al Gerace and his son Dan led the trustees on a tour of...