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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...
December 12, 2013
The Central Environmental Nursery Trade Show (CENTS) will host CENTS 2015 in the middle of the week, from Jan. 5-9, 2015, in Columbus, Ohio. The 2014 convention will take place as planned January 13-15, 2014 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center...
December 12, 2013
The official central reservation website for the 2014 California Spring Trials is now open and attendees can begin to make reservations. The event will take place April 5-10, 2014, in the central and northern regions of California. This year more...
December 02, 2013
GPN  is now accepting applications for the Class of 2014 of its 40 Under 40 program. This is the third year that GPN will recognize 40 individuals (under the age of 40) who are helping set the standard for the  horticulture...
November 12, 2013
Dramm Corp. has announced that Les Evans is returning to the company and will be working with Dramm's team to manage the sales of DRAMMwater in the Eastern United States and Canada. In this capacity, Evans will coordinate closely with DRAMMwater...
November 08, 2013
AmericanHort has announced that Columbus, Ohio, has been selected to host both the 2017 and the 2018 Short Course — North America’s largest horticulture trade show. This announcement comes shortly after the recent announcement that AmericanHort, the...
November 04, 2013
The University of Florida's 2013 Poinsettia Field Day will take place on Dec. 10.  These trials are a part of the North American Poinsettia Variety Trials held in cooperation with Vineland Research Station, Ontario, North Carolina State...
September 17, 2013
Members of Purdue University's Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture were recently recognized for their research efforts. Roberto Lopez, Purdue University, Brian Krug, University of New Hampshire and Diane Camberato,...
August 28, 2013
BioWorks Inc. has added EcoVita, a homogeneous granular organic fertilizer, to its Verdanta biofertilizers product family. This fertilizer will be manufactured and supplied to BioWorks by DCM Corp. of Belgium, a producer of natural and organic-based...
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...
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...
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