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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
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
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 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 24, 2014
On Jan. 22, Electronic Grower Resources Online (e-GRO) launched the third year of e-GRO Alert. The goal of the newsletter is to inform growers of insect, disease, nutritional or physiological growth situations occurring in production greenhouses...
January 24, 2014
BASF Empress Intrinsic-brand fungicide has received supplemental labeling from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for use on herbaceous and woody plants in greenhouse, nursery container and field production in New York. The drench...
January 10, 2014
On Jan. 21, the first International e-GRO Webinar Conference will take place from 11 a.m. until 3:15 EST. Registration for the on-line conference is free.   The International e-GRO Webinar Conference, sponsored by Fine Americas, will...
January 10, 2014
Dow AgroSciences recently announced that Maureen Clark has returned to the company's U.S. turf and ornamental (T&O) business as product manager. In her new role, Clark will execute the portfolio marketing strategy and implement product launches...
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 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 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...