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January 06, 2014
Dosatron International, Inc., Clearwater, Fla., has named Christopher Lundgren as Regional Sales Manager - Horticulture. Lundgren has more than 10 years of horticulture experience, beginning as a grower and working his way into management and...
December 30, 2013
Columbus, Ohio, will once again host the Central Ohio Nursery and Trade Show (CENTS) exhibition next month. In January, CENTS will serve up new experiences to make the show fresh and inspiring. Speakers, classes, events and surroundings have been...
December 30, 2013
The Sidney B. Meadows Scholarship Endowment Fund is now accepting applications for its 2014 awards. Industry members are asked to advise all eligible students of the availability of this scholarship award. The information is currently available from...
December 23, 2013
Cornell University is offering a 320-page book to help growers manage insects, diseases and weeds and safely apply pesticides and growth regulators on greenhouse crops and herbaceous ornamentals. The 2013-14 Cornell Guidelines for the Integrated...
December 18, 2013
Richard Gigot has been hired as director of sales and marketing at Pacific Plug & Liner in Watsonville, Calif.  Gigot will work directly with April Herring, PP&L's new product development and marketing manager, on developing the company...
December 13, 2013
Monrovia Nursery Co. recently announced the promotion of two long-time sales associates and the hiring of two industry professionals. Amy Kolden has been named sales development coach, acting as a mentor and trainer to the 70-person sales team....
December 13, 2013
On Dec. 13, Ball DPF, LLC announced that Dr. Allan Armitage, professor emeritus at the University of Georgia, has accepted a marketing consulting position with the company. Dr. Armitage will represent Nature’s Source Plant Food as he travels the...
December 12, 2013
Josh Flikkema from Sawyer Nursery in Hudsonville, Mich., is the winner of the 2013 Rack Building Contest sponsored by Container Centralen (CC). Flikkema assembled a three-shelf CC rack in 32.6 seconds and won a cash prize of $500, as well as a CC-...
December 12, 2013
The Central Environmental Nursery Trade Show (CENTS) will host CENTS 2015 in the middle of the week, from Jan. 5-9, 2015, in Columbus, Ohio. The 2014 convention will take place as planned January 13-15, 2014 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center...
December 12, 2013
The official central reservation website for the 2014 California Spring Trials is now open and attendees can begin to make reservations. The event will take place April 5-10, 2014, in the central and northern regions of California. This year more...
December 12, 2013
The IGC Show has announced it has signed Martha Stewart as its keynote speaker for the eighth annual event in Chicago. The show will take place Aug. 19 to 21, 2014 at Chicago's Navy Pier. Stewart's company, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, reaches...
December 06, 2013
Purdue University will host an open house on Jan. 31, to showcase its latest research on light emitting diode (LED) technology being conducted in the Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture. Attendees will have the opportunity to see...
December 06, 2013
The University of Florida's 2013 Poinsettia Field Day will take place on Dec. 10.  These trials are a part of the North American Poinsettia Variety Trials held in cooperation with Vineland Research Station, Ontario, North Carolina State...
December 05, 2013
The first iLandscape: the Illinois and Wisconsin Landscape Show is scheduled for Feb. 5-7, 2014, at the Schaumburg Convention Center in Schaumburg, Ill. The new trade show and educational experience serves the Illinois, Wisconsin and Northwest...
December 02, 2013
GPN  is now accepting applications for the Class of 2014 of its 40 Under 40 program. This is the third year that GPN will recognize 40 individuals (under the age of 40) who are helping set the standard for the  horticulture...
December 02, 2013
The Macfarlane Greenhouse facility at the University of New Hampshire recently received the top grade for sustainability by an independent sustainability certification company. The Milieu Project Sierteelt (MPS) Group of the Netherlands facilitates...
November 26, 2013
Jiffy International recently announced that it has been awarded ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001:2004 for its eight main worldwide activities.  The eight main worldwide entities encompassed within these certifications are; Substrates, Preforma, Peat...
November 22, 2013
All-America Selections' 2014 Summer Summit will take place June 16-19, in Charlotte and Asheville, N.C. The 2014 AAS Summer Summit/Road Trip will meet during the same week as the 2014 Southern Garden Tour. There will be multiple stops to see...
November 22, 2013
SATO America, a provider of thermal barcode printing, labeling, and EPC/RFID solutions, has announced an exclusive strategic alliance with TGI, an ERP software solutions provider for small and mid-market manufacturing and distribution companies....
November 20, 2013
Suntory Flowers has announced its plans for a multimedia consumer advertising campaign in 2014. This advertising campaign will help growers and retailers prepare for the coming spring season. As Suntory builds brand recognition, more consumers will...
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