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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...
January 31, 2014
The Ohio Nursery and Landscape Association (ONLA) board of directors has announced the rollout of CENTS University, a new approach to educating the green industry at the CENTS Marketplace convention. “CENTS University will reach out not only with...
January 31, 2014
On Jan. 21, e-GRO presented its first international webinar conference and has posted the recordings online for people who were unable to attend. Available topics include: Improving Light Quantity Pays - Robert Lopez, Purdue University Dahlia...
January 31, 2014
On Jan. 29th, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the 2014 Farm Bill (H.R. 2642) with a bipartisan vote of 251-166. The bill, formally known as the Agricultural Act of 2014, has been in play since 2012 and now moves to the Senate for a vote,...
January 30, 2014
BASF has received U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approval of Trinity fungicide for use in a wide range of ornamental applications. “Trinity fungicide offers preventive control for many common diseases, including powdery mildew,...
January 30, 2014
Valent U.S.A Corp. has entered into an agreement that appoints Nufarm Americas Inc. as the exclusive distributor of its branded products for professional turf, ornamental and aquatic uses in the U.S. The agreement is effective Feb. 16, 2014. Valent...
January 30, 2014
Peyam Barghassa is the new accounts manager for PARsource in the Southeastern regions of the U.S. Before entering the industry in 2003 as a North American representative for Grodan, Barghassa earned a master’s degree in soil science at Texas A&M...
January 30, 2014
All-America Selections (AAS) has announced eight new AAS Winners that proved themselves to be superior garden performers. With these additions, AAS has a grand total of 19 winners for the 2014 gardening season, the most in one year since its first...
January 27, 2014
The deadline for communities to register to participate in America in Bloom's 2014 program is Feb. 28, 2014. The program honors efforts for livability in communities of all types. Participants are evaluated on their efforts in horticulture...
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