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August 09, 2013
The American Floral Endowment (AFE) has partnered with North Carolina State University (NCSU) to create the Floriculture InfoSearch Engine, a search engine for convenient and comprehensive access to floriculture literature, videos and presentations...
May 20, 2013
Fine Americas, Inc. is reporting that growers are continuing their conversion from older paclobutrazol PGRs to its advanced Piccolo 10 XC formulation. Introduced in 2011, Piccolo 10 XC is 10 times more concentrated than ...
February 15, 2013
OHP Inc. will participate in the upcoming California Spring Trials, April 6 to 11, 2013, with an exhibit at American Takii in Salinas. OHP will demonstrate the results of its plant growth regulators on perennials and annuals such as Takii’s Opera...
January 11, 2013
On Jan. 10, Nufarm Americas announced that it acquired Cleary Chemical Corp., a marketer of fungicides, insecticides and plant growth regulators to the turf and ornamental horticulture industries. The acquisition, which closed December 31, 2012,...
January 10, 2013
Roger Storey, vice president of SePRO's Turf & Ornamental (T&O) Business, has announced he plans to retire at the end of February.  Effective March 1, Troy Bettner will assume the position of director of the Turf & Ornamental...
November 28, 2012
BASF has completed the acquisition of Becker Underwood from Norwest Equity Partners, a U.S.-based private equity investment company. The purchase price was $1.02 billion. With the acquisition, BASF is now a provider of technologies for biological...
November 01, 2012
Dr. Carlos Bográn has joined OHP Inc. as a technical manager with a focus on fungicide and insecticide support and development. He joins OHP after 11 years as assistant and associate professor and extension specialist in the departments of...
October 26, 2012
Fine Americas, Walnut Creek, Calif., has announced the Canadian registration of Configure, the company's benzyladenine (6-BA) plant growth regulator for ornamental growers.   The product is registered for use on a wide variety of ornamental...
October 19, 2012
Valent Professional Products has announced its 2013 Ornamental Early Order Program for greenhouse and nursery growers. From Oct. 1 to Dec. 7, 2012, growers can enjoy major savings when choosing from Valent Professional Products’ outstanding...
April 13, 2012
Syngenta has announced it will be offering two $7,500 horticulture-related scholarships again in 2012. The Glenn Goldsmith Breeding Excellence Scholarship is a $7,500 award for a student working toward a degree in plant breeding. The Goldsmith Seeds...
March 02, 2012
The University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension recently launched its first mobile app called “PGR Mix Master." The free application is an easy-to-use tool to assist greenhouse personnel in calculating correct dilutions for plant growth...
February 13, 2012
OHP has announced that the label on its Kontos insecticide/miticide label has been revised to help increase product performance. Soil drench application rates have been increased and thrips and scale crawlers have been added to the label. Kontos has...
February 03, 2012
Valent U.S.A. recently launched a mobile-optimized version of its corporate website (www.valent.com). The new site was designed as a complement to the company’s existing website and a new resource for customers who use mobile devices. The new mobile...
February 03, 2012
The Society of American Florists' 2012 Pest & Production Management Conference will take place Feb. 16 to 18, at the Rosen Plaza Hotel in Orlando, Fla. "A World Without Borders: Critical Issues In Crop Management Today" is the theme for this...
December 01, 2011
Check out the latest news from Valent, SBI Software and the American Floral Endowment... Andy Lee Named COO of Valent USA Corp. Valent USA Corp announced recently that Andy Lee has been hired as its new executive vice president and chief operating...
November 18, 2011
Learn about the latest news from Fine Americas, Emerald Coast Growers and the Perennial Plant Association Piccolo 10 XC Gets California Registration Fine Americas, Inc. recently announced the California registration of Piccolo10 XC plant growth...
November 04, 2011
More than 60 growers and brokers attended a Syngenta Flowers fall field day in October at the Syngenta Discovery Center in Anderson, S.C. The event featured extensive displays of Yoder mums and asters, Goldsmith pansies, Syngenta Plant Protection...
July 18, 2011
OHP, Inc. recently announced revisions and improvements to the company website — www.ohp.com.OHP, Inc. recently announced revisions and improvements to the company website — www.ohp.com. The new site debuted last week at OFA Short Course in Columbus...