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February 21, 2014
Emerald Coast Growers has constructed a new, consolidated soil mixing facility, which the company says will increase efficiency and allow easier custom blending by crop. The new facility, located at the company’s Milton, Fla., operation, uses two...
February 20, 2014
On Feb. 19, AmericanHort announced that its annual convention and trade show has been renamed to Cultivate – An AmericanHort Experience. Formerly known as OFA Short Course, Cultivate’14 will continue to offer premier educational and networking...
February 14, 2014
The Suntory Collection has introduced new colorful boards on Pinterest for the spring. Suntory’s new Pinterest boards are created to inspire and inform gardeners of all levels, from brown thumbs to green. The boards spotlight new plants and...
February 14, 2014
All-America Selections (AAS) and the National Garden Bureau (NGB) selected new directors and officers during the ASTA Flower and Seed Conference in Monterey, Calif., last month. AAS welcomes: Director: Justin Hancock, Costa Nursery Treasurer: Patty...
February 13, 2014
The Everris sales team has added Nicole Hastings as a sales agronomist and restructured its Northeast and Mid-Atlantic territories after Jocelyn Deneen, territory manager, accepted a new position with parent company ICL. Hastings is a former Everris...
February 13, 2014
Horticulture and floriculture students can now apply for more than 20 different scholarships through the American Floral Endowment (AFE). The deadline is May 1, and applicants must be sophomore through senior undergraduate students or graduate...
February 13, 2014
In recent trials at the Netherlands’ Wageningen UR (WUR) Greenhouse Horticulture, researchers found producing pot plants under a light-diffusing screen shortens the production time by 25 percent and results in better-quality plants. Anthurium pot...
February 13, 2014
Responsible Industry for a Sound Environment (RISE) led a luncheon for green industry members at New England Grows on Feb. 7, 2014, in Boston. The luncheon allowed attendees to network and discuss issues affecting the fertilizer and pesticide...
February 13, 2014
GPN contributor Ann Chase will present a webinar on "A New Day and Age in Copper Fungicides" on Feb. 25, at 2 p.m. EST. During the webinar, Chase will discuss the the features and usage of the copper fungicide Camelot O The webinar is sponsored by...
February 10, 2014
In March, Proven Winners ColorChoice will introduce the first-ever Shrub Madness Plant Playoffs — a 64-plant "tournament" to determine its most popular plant. From March 3 until April 4, the basketball tournament-style bracket will move through six...
February 10, 2014
AmericanHort has announced that housing and registration for 2014 Short Course will open on March 11, at 11 a.m. EST. Short Course will take place July 12-15,  at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio. To learn more about the...
February 07, 2014
FlowVision is offering a two-day Lean Flow Workshop in Bridgeton, N.J., Feb. 25-26, 2014. Participants will learn techniques developed by FlowVision specific for the green industry aimed to help reduce costs, increase profits, eliminate non-value...
February 07, 2014
Nine growers have each received a continuing education Certificate in Applied Horticultural Business Management from Texas A&M University after completing the one-year Executive Academy for Growth & Leadership (EAGL) program. The EAGL...
February 07, 2014
The University of Connecticut is sponsoring the Perennial Plant Conference - A Conference for the Landscape and Horticultural Professional, which will take place March 20, 2014, at the Lewis B. Rome Commons on the University of Connecticut Storrs...
February 07, 2014
The Northeast Greenhouse Conference (formerly the New England Greenhouse Conference) will take place Nov. 5 and 6 at the MassMutual Center in Springfield, Mass. Educational sessions will include four tracks throughout both days focused on edibles (...
February 07, 2014
Ernst Benary has created a new logo for California Spring Trials that is being made available to other Spring Trials participants. According to the company, "Spring Trials is an experience worthy of some notoriety outside of our industry" and...
February 07, 2014
President Barack Obama signed the Agricultural Act of 2014 into law on Feb. 7. Earlier in the week, the United States Senate voted to pass the the act, also known as the Farm Bill, by a vote of 68-32.This follows the approval by the U.S. House of...
February 04, 2014
BioSafe System's AzaGuard insecticide is now labeled for hydroponic and tree injection applications.  AzaGuard is an organic listed, 3% azadirachtin-based insecticide that controls more than 300 insect species. AzaGuard’s combination of...
February 03, 2014
Darwin Perennials Day will take place June 18, at the Gardens at Ball Horticultural Co., in West Chicago, Ill. The Gardens will be open from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. Visitors will have the opportunity to see: the latest new perennial variety...
January 31, 2014
Rimol Greenhouse Systems recently added Mark McLane to its sales staff. McLane will manage Rimol's sales efforts for the Southeast region of the U.S. His interactions with different types of institutions, growers and vegetable producers have helped...