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September 17, 2015
The Shinoda Foundation has announced that its Shinoda Scholar of the Year award for 2015-16 will go to Melinda Knuth, a senior horticulture major at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln. “Melinda’s drive to succeed and her passion for horticulture...
September 17, 2015
Seeds by Design and Grimes Horticulture have formed an alliance to mutually support distribution, sales, marketing, breeding and production of vegetable products. "We have worked closely with Seeds By Design for many years.Together we will increase...
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 17, 2015
PlantHaven has hired Joey Wiseman as the company's “Head of Horticulture.” Wiseman will head up the plants team and work with the company's independent breeder clients to bring to market innovative and interesting new products as well as providing...
September 17, 2015
Voting is now open for the National Garden Bureau’s (NGB) Growing for Futures Therapeutic Garden Grant. Started in 2014, Growing for Futures is a philanthropic program of NGB that supports the building and growth of therapeutic gardens across North...
September 17, 2015
AmericanHort has announced that registration for its 2016 NextLevel event, Jan. 18-20, in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, is now open. NextLevel offers owners, managers and emerging leaders a fresh perspective of their business. While it’s all too easy on...
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...
August 12, 2015
The fifth annual Integrated Pest Management (IPM) symposium, hosted by The North Carolina Arboretum and the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service, will take place Oct. 1, at the Arboretum’s Education Center in Asheville, North Carolina. This...