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June 06, 2014
Terra Nova Nurseries’ Dan Heims, will be present three seminars during Cultivate ’14, July 12 to 15, 2014, at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio.  On July 12, at 1:00 p.m., Heims will speak on “New Perennials from Around...
May 30, 2014
Producers of the International Floriculture Expo (IFE) have announced plans to combine forces in 2015 and 2016 with the United Fresh Produce Association’s United Fresh, starting in Chicago June 9 -11, 2015, at McCormick Place. The floral and...
May 30, 2014
Industry consultants John Stanley and Sid Raisch have joined forces for two, two-day New Vision Forums aimed at presenting global ideas and developments to help independent retailers. The 2014 forums will take place August 20-21, in Portland, Oregon...
May 30, 2014
The 2014 Overton Horticultural Field Day will include vegetable trails for the first time since 2009, in addition to the hundreds of bedding plant trials. The event will take place June 26 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center...
May 30, 2014
FMC Corporation named Alea Miehls as market specialist for its Turf & Ornamental segment. She will provide sales and technical support in the western states including California, Oregon, Washington, Hawaii, Nevada, Utah and Arizona, working...
May 29, 2014
After 15 years working as a customer service representative for the Dramm Corporation, Joy Mleziva retired May 28, 2014. Since January 1999, Joy has provided Dramm customers, whether they are a homeowner, commercial/retail distributor, farmer or any...
May 29, 2014
Ball DPF LLC announced its Nature’s Source Organic Plant Food 3-1-1 formulation is now registered by the State of California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) for Organic Input Materials. Through its Feed, Fertilizer and Livestock Drugs...
May 29, 2014
Millstadt Young Plants announced a change to how the company will bring young plants to the market. For the past 13 years the company has operated as a contracted rooting station with Fischer USA/Syngenta Flowers. Beginning with the 2014-2015 season...
May 23, 2014
Margaret (Maggie) Bethel has been named interim director of Michigan State University (MSU) Extension. Additionally, Ray Hammerschmidt, professor of plant pathology and associate chair in the Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences,...
May 22, 2014
Andrew Britten has joined the ForemostCo Inc. in Miami as product development manager. Britten has received many industry accolades and has a horticulture degree from Delaware Valley College, with a minor in computer programming. For the past 13...
May 22, 2014
The Dallas Arboretum Plant Trials Annual Field Day will take place June 25, at 2 p.m. The afternoon will begin with a brief presentation focusing on the FlameProof and Arboretum Approved winners. Attendees can then take a tour through the trial...
May 22, 2014
The 2014 Farwest Trade Show, Aug. 21-23 in Portland, Oregon, has scheduled a seminar to look at some of the industry’s most current and critical emerging greenhouse technologies. The seminar, Using New Technologies to Optimize the Greenhouse...
May 22, 2014
Sakata Seed America Inc. continues its support of the American Heart Association (AHA) and the Go Red For Women movement. As part of its local sponsorship, Sakata attended the Central Coast’s Annual Go Red For Women luncheon on May 9, 2014, where...
May 22, 2014
The continuing drought in California and other parts of the country highlights a national trend affecting many in the green industry — the increasing frequency and magnitude of water scarcity. Globally, water demand is predicted to outstrip...
May 22, 2014
AmericanHort has selected six students to serve as the 2014 HortScholars. This competitive application process identifies some of the industry’s brightest young professionals and helps to launch their careers in horticulture by providing education...
May 20, 2014
Proven Winners has kicked off its 2014 multi-million dollar consumer advertising campaign with radio, billboards and new this year — Pandora and mobile. HGTV star and author, Jamie Durie, has recorded radio commercials with many of them featuring a...
May 19, 2014
The 11th annual Michigan Garden Plant Tour will take place from July 28 to August 8, at leading young plant producers in Michigan and Michigan State University (MSU).    The objective of the Tour is to educate growers and industry...
May 16, 2014
OHP Inc. recently introduced the immediate availability of a new formulation of Azatin O biological insecticide. As the latest addition to the OHP product portfolio, it replaces Azatin XL and features several upgrades. New features include: OMRI...
May 16, 2014
Sakata Seed America Inc. continues to support the annual Salinas Valley Fair, as 2014 marks the 70th anniversary of the agriculture tradition. Following 2014 California Spring Trials, Sakata donated thousands of show plants to the fair organizers to...
May 16, 2014
BioSafe Systems announced that ZeroTol 2.0, a broad spectrum bactericide/fungicide, is now registered for use in California. ZeroTol 2.0 contains 27.1 percent hydrogen dioxide and 2 percent peroxyacetic acid, an advanced chemistry for pathogen...