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October 14, 2015
Schaefer Ventilation Equipment, manufacturer of ventilation and thermal comfort products, has been acquired by Pinnacle Products International, Inc., a global developer, manufacturer, marketer and distributor of portable heating and ventilation...
October 14, 2015
LumiGrow Research, the research division of horticultural LED lighting manufacturer LumiGrow, Inc., has released seven new scientific posters that reveal how crop morphology and productivity can be affected through the application of varied light...
October 14, 2015
Vivero Internacional has hired Dominik Neisser as the company's new technical support manager. “We are really excited about the addition of Dominik to our team," said Vivero Internacional's general manager and co-owner Dennis Hitzigrath. "His...
October 14, 2015
EuroAmerican has earned Veriflora Certification by SCS Global Services, a global leader in third-party certification and standards development, recognizing the company’s commitment to quality and sustainability. ...
October 14, 2015
Environmental Science, a division of Bayer CropScience LP, has announced that its North American turf and ornamentals business will move to fully serve the production ornamentals market on Nov. 1, 2016. Bayer Crop Science and OHP, Inc., also...
October 08, 2015
Heritage Museums & Gardens, Sandwich Massachusetts, will be home to a national hydrangea test garden. For the next five years, new hybrid varieties of hydrangeas will be planted, grown,and studied by professional growing experts from across the...
October 08, 2015
AmericanHort will present a webinar on "EPA's Worker Protection Standard Update — How It Will Impact Your Business" on Oct. 28, at 11 a.m. EST. The webinar will be presented by Dr. Mary Ann (Mimi) Rose, Director of Pesticide Safety Education Program...
October 08, 2015
On Oct. 27, GPN's second Plant Health Management Conference will take place in Springfield, Massachusetts at the Springfield Marriott. Growers in the New England region will have a chance to learn from some of the top educators and consultants in...
October 08, 2015
Colorado State University has released the results of its 2015 Annual Flower Trials. The outdoor display and test areas at the Annual Flower Trial Garden were established to allow students, researchers, industry representatives, homeowners and...
October 08, 2015
Ball FloraPlant recently announced that its offshore cuttings farms did not use neonicotinoid-based pest management chemicals during its spring crop production last shipping season, and will continue to be neonic free this year. Instead, the company...
October 07, 2015
Sandra Wilson was recently named permanent chair of the University of Florida's IFAS Department of Environmental Horticulture. Wilson had been appointed interim department chair last November. “Dr. Wilson was a natural choice to lead our...
October 01, 2015
BASF recently expanded its Littlehampton, United Kingdom production site to help strengthen the company's ability to sustainably meet the growing global demand for biological solutions for agriculture and horticulture. At this site, BASF has...
October 01, 2015
 ePlantSource has added five new companies to its partner distribution list. These additional partners offer more supplier options to ePlantSource customers and a more diverse product list is now available with the addition of bulbs, clematis...
October 01, 2015
The United States Environmental Protection Agency has revised its worker protection standard to increase safety and protect agricultural workers including greenhouse and nursery employees. Among the changes are: First-time ever minimum age...
October 01, 2015
The National Garden Bureau (NGB) has announced its selections for the 2016 “Year of the” program.This year, there are now four different classes instead of the usual three. NGB has expanded to include a bulb crop into the Year of program. For the...
October 01, 2015
Ball Seed recently redesigned its website to better reach customers on-the-go. The new BallSeed.com uses responsive design for mobile-friendly content and clear navigation to the information growers and retailers want most. Among the site...
October 01, 2015
America in Bloom (AIB) handed out its annual awards during its 2015 meeting in Holland, Michigan, on Sept. 26, 2015.All participants were evaluated on six criteria: overall impression, environmental awareness, heritage preservation, urban forestry,...
October 01, 2015
Responding to an increasing need to promote the importance and understanding of seed innovation, members of the American seed industry have come together to form the Seed Innovation and Protection Alliance (SIPA).   The goal of SIPA is to...
October 01, 2015
Argus Control Systems has hired Morris Brink as Business Development Representative (Western Region). Based in California, Morris will lead Argus’ effort in further developing the market and supporting the company's growing client base of commercial...
September 25, 2015
For the past 16 years, GPN and Nexus Greenhouse Corp. have been recognizing outstanding college students with the GPN/Nexus Intern of the Year Scholarship. GPN and Nexus are now calling for applicants for the 17th GPN/Nexus Intern of the Year. Do...