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September 05, 2013
The Board of Cornell University’s Seeley Conference has announced that the next Seeley Summit will take place June 22-24, 2014 in Lisle, Ill. The Board has chosen to tackle the issue of water scarcity for its 2014 focus.  The Board believes...
September 05, 2013
The 2013 American Garden Award, now in its fifth year, featured four new flower varieties chosen by their breeders for their excellent garden performance. Once these varieties were planted and put on display at the 31 participating gardens across...
September 05, 2013
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has issued FlowVision a new patent titled “Inventory Management System” for its approach to supply chain management. This is the second patent granted to FlowVision for lean supply chain solutions. The...
September 05, 2013
Kellie Walters of Iowa State University has been named the recipient of the Shinoda Scholar of the Year award for 2013-14. After graduating with a horticulture degree, Walters plans to pursue a career in commercial greenhouse floriculture production...
September 05, 2013
McConkey Co. has announced plans for increased focus on the intermountain states of Idaho, Utah, Montana and portions of Washington and Colorado. The effort begins with hiring Derek Upham as account manager servicing the territory. Upham has more...
September 03, 2013
Metrolina Greenhouses finalized the purchase of the assets of Stacy's Greenhouses on Aug. 30.   The company released a statement saying, "We are looking forward to having the Stacy's team transfer over to the Metrolina family of companies, and...
August 29, 2013
Three mum and fall product open houses will take place throughout New Jersey Sept. 24-25, 2013. Growers can see product, attend a panel discussion and hear from experts over the course of two days. On Sept. 24, The Kube-Pak open house in Allentown...
August 29, 2013
OFA - The Association of Horticulture Professionals and the American Nursery and Landscape Association (ANLA) have mailed ballots to their members to vote on the consolidation of the two organizations. Ballots were distributed to all eligible...
August 29, 2013
All-America Selections hosted its annual Summer Summit Aug. 12-14, in Burlington, Ontario, Canada. The Summer Summit is an opportunity for breeders, brokers/distributors, mail order seed companies, seed packet companies, growers, retailers and AAS...
August 28, 2013
'Illumination Flame' digiplexis (Digitalis Illumination Flame USPPP) was selected as the "plant of the people" at the 2013 Farwest Trade Show in Portland, Ore., Aug. 22-24. The introduction, hybridized by Thompson & Morgan (U.K.) and grown by...
August 27, 2013
Organizers of the 2013 Farwest Trade Show, that took place Aug. 22-24, at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, Ore., report that the event had 15 percent more people coming through the gate than last year.“I spent three days walking the aisles...
August 27, 2013
Cornell University's Long Island Horticultural Research & Extension Center is organizing a trip to the 2014 Chelsea Flower Show and gardens of London next May 17-24, as a fundraiser for the Student Internship Fund at the Center. Cornell's...
August 26, 2013
Matthew Blanchard, Erik Runkle, A.J. Both, and Hiroshi Shimizu were recently honored with the 2013 Kenneth Post Award for Graduate Research in Floriculture for their scientific paper "Greenhouse Energy Curtains Influence Shoot-Tip Temperature of New...
August 23, 2013
Keep America Beautiful (KAB) and its affiliates and partners are mobilizing Americans to bolster local ecosystems by planting native species of plants, trees and shrubs on its second annual National Planting Day on Saturday, Sept. 7. Through...
August 23, 2013
Syngenta Flowers recently awarded Caitlin Davis the Goldsmith Seeds Floriculture Business Advancement Scholarship and Chris D’Angelo the Glenn Goldsmith Breeding Excellence Scholarship. Both students receive $7,500 for future educational use. Davis...
August 23, 2013
The application process for the second year of the Executive Academy for Growth & Leadership (EAGL) is now open. EAGL is a one-year horticultural business certificate program conducted in partnership with Texas A&M University for nursery...
August 22, 2013
Registration for e-GRO's September webinar on troubleshooting poinsettia production problems is now open. The two-hour webinar is being presented by e-GRO — Electronic Grower Resources Online, a collaborative virtual university for the horticulture...
August 16, 2013
Nearly 30 years ago, Grand Tradition opened in Fallbrook, Calif., for business with its first event—a wedding. Since then, the estate has expanded to 30 acres and the facilities and grounds continue to evolve into an elegant, unique and exciting...
August 16, 2013
The Central Environmental Nursery Trade Show (CENTS) is set to take place Jan. 13-15, 2014, at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio. Businesses at the CENTS convention have identified the venue as one of the best ways to jump...
August 09, 2013
A webinar on "The Importance of Biological Additives in Growing Media" will take place at 2 p.m. Eastern time on Sept. 18, 2013. Growing media companies have worked many years on developing the ideal physical and chemical properties of the product...
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