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December 06, 2013
Purdue University will host an open house on Jan. 31, to showcase its latest research on light emitting diode (LED) technology being conducted in the Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture. Attendees will have the opportunity to see...
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 26, 2013
Jiffy International recently announced that it has been awarded ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001:2004 for its eight main worldwide activities.  The eight main worldwide entities encompassed within these certifications are; Substrates, Preforma, Peat...
November 22, 2013
SATO America, a provider of thermal barcode printing, labeling, and EPC/RFID solutions, has announced an exclusive strategic alliance with TGI, an ERP software solutions provider for small and mid-market manufacturing and distribution companies....
November 14, 2013
Grolink has announced this year’s winner of its annual Biggest Belgian Mum contest: Wendy Robinson from Armstrong Growers in San Juan Capistrano, Calif. The biggest mum, Grolink’s Pardre Yellow variety, measured 42-inches wide and 25.5-inches tall...
November 13, 2013
Suntory Flowers has introduced its new Grower’s Guide app designed for iPad tablets. The fully integrated tool provides complete cultural information for the entire Suntory catalog of varieties Portable and user-friendly, growers can sort crops by...
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...
October 23, 2013
Light and plants expert Tessa Pocock, Ph.D., has joined the Lighting Research Center (LRC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, N.Y., as a senior research scientist, leading the development of a new plant physiology lighting program. Her...
October 16, 2013
Ball DPF, LLC has added Nature’s Source Plant Probiotic to its line of plant nutrition products. It’s a unique complex of beneficial microorganisms that promotes the establishment and enhances the growth of greenhouse and nursery crops, landscape...
October 10, 2013
Chameleon Grow Systems is seeking growers of plugs and transplants to test plasma grow lighting compared to traditional HID lighting (HPS/MH) free of charge in their greenhouses. As a participant in the program, growers will be asked to provide...
October 09, 2013
Philips Lighting - Horticultural LED North America has added Douglas Marlow as key account manager. Marlow has more than 25 years of horticultural experience and will be responsible for commercial market development of Philips’ new category of...
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 26, 2013
Matthew Blanchard, Erik Runkle, A.J. Both, and Hiroshi Shimizu were recently honored with the 2013 Kenneth Post Award for Graduate Research in Floriculture for their scientific paper "Greenhouse Energy Curtains Influence Shoot-Tip Temperature of New...
July 25, 2013
Kurt and Marlene Dramm have completed the planned ownership transfer of the Dramm Corporation to their son Hans Dramm and daughter Heidi Dramm Becker.  “The Dramm Family has been in continuous businesses including meat, flowers and...
July 11, 2013
Summit Plastic Company and Nursery Supplies Inc., affiliated companies since 2006, have announced they are merging to offer a more comprehensive, innovative assortment of their complementary products and services. Nursery Supplies Inc. has been a...
July 03, 2013
Growers Supply will host a Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) School Sept. 17-19, 2013 at the company's campus in Dyersville, Iowa. CEA participants will take part in three, one-day sessions focusing on hydroponic growing, fodder production...
June 03, 2013
Dr. Abhay Thosar has joined Philips as a plant specialist for horticultural LED lighting in North America. In this role, Thosar will be responsible for identifying and advising on the best LED lighting recipes for plant production in North America....
April 03, 2013
Wolfgang Engelmann, former president and COO of Hermann Engelmann Greenhouses, Apopka, Fla., passed away on March 30, after a battle with cancer. "For a man surrounded by Exotic Angels, Wolfgang Engelmann remained surprisingly down to earth," the...
March 13, 2013
Ball DPF recently launched Nature’s Source, a new brand name and packaging identity that’s more descriptive of its seed extract-based plant nutrition origin. Formerly known as Daniels Plant Food, Nature’s Source offers horticulture professionals the...
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