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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...
September 25, 2015
A University of New Hampshire scientist has developed a new cherry tomato designed to be grown in hanging baskets in greenhouses. Rambling Rose provides a new attractive pink fruit color not yet available in cherry tomatoes suitable for hanging...
September 25, 2015
Hort Americas will be a  sponsor of and rider participant in the 2015 Tour de Fresh. This one-of-a-kind collaborative event unites the most significant brands and influencers in the fresh produce industry for a four-day cycling event...
September 23, 2015
The Million Bottle Club has announced its 2015 recipients, recognizing growers who have recycled more than 1 million plastic water bottles into plant containers. This is the third year the Million Bottle Club, organized by McConkey’s rEarth plastic...
September 23, 2015
The American Floral Endowment (AFE) is now accepting applications for the new Altman Family Scholarship, and the Paul Ecke, Jr. Scholarship, for graduate students who have the skills and passion to become leading floricultural scientists and...
September 21, 2015
Researchers at Kansas State University are conducting a study that focuses on how nurseries and garden centers market their businesses and are looking for survey participants. The deadline has been extended to Oct. 15. Questions in the...
September 21, 2015
The New Hampshire Horticulture Endowment (NHHE), the granting arm of the New Hampshire Plant Growers Association, will be awarding $10,000 in grant monies this year. The NHHE’s goal is to support scientific research and education in a...
September 18, 2015
The University of Florida's IFAS Extension is offering an online course on  “Advanced Nutrient Management for Container-Grown Crops” in English and Spanish from Oct. 5 to 30, 2015.  This course is design to help you understand...
September 18, 2015
Michigan State University Extension is offering a bus tour of floriculture greenhouse insect biocontrol programs from Michigan to the Niagara region of Ontario, Canada on Oct. 28-30, 2015. During the three-day tour, participants will see how to set...
September 17, 2015
For the first time ever, the America in Bloom symposium will be streamed live online. Streaming will begin on Thursday, September 24 at 6:30 p.m. EST with the "Celebration of Communities." Friday and Saturday morning educational sessions, and the...
September 17, 2015
Costa Farms is celebrating National Indoor Plant Week (Sept. 14-18) with giveaways to help college student’s make over their dorms and radio interviews. Justin Hancock, Costa Farms’ garden expert, will share tips for keeping dorm rooms stylish and...
September 17, 2015
The Shinoda Foundation has announced that its Shinoda Scholar of the Year award for 2015-16 will go to Melinda Knuth, a senior horticulture major at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln. “Melinda’s drive to succeed and her passion for horticulture...
September 17, 2015
Seeds by Design and Grimes Horticulture have formed an alliance to mutually support distribution, sales, marketing, breeding and production of vegetable products. "We have worked closely with Seeds By Design for many years.Together we will increase...
September 17, 2015
FMC recently introduced Fame fungicides, a  family of FRAC 11 group (Strobilurin) products that delivers fluoxastrobin protection against major soil and foliar diseases. Fame fungicides can be used on most greenhouse and nursery plants and...
September 17, 2015
As the exclusive distributor of Valent USA Corp. products for professional turf, ornamental and aquatic uses in the United States, Nufarm Americas is pleased to announce that effective September 3, 2015 Aloft Insecticide has been added to its...
September 17, 2015
PlantHaven has hired Joey Wiseman as the company's “Head of Horticulture.” Wiseman will head up the plants team and work with the company's independent breeder clients to bring to market innovative and interesting new products as well as providing...