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June 22, 2014
Last week, BASF announced it has received U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approval of its Sultan miticide – with active ingredient cyflumetofen – for mite control in greenhouses, nurseries, landscapes and interiorscapes.Sultan miticide...
June 22, 2014
Earlier this month, Myers Industries announced that it has engaged the investment bank William Blair & Co. to commence the sale of its Lawn & Garden Segment. In February 2013, the company had announced that it was beginning a two phased...
June 13, 2014
During the past 13 years, Lucas Greenhouses of Monroeville, N.J., has partnered with Syngenta and Fischer USA as their rooting station. George and Louise Lucas have announced their continued partnership with Syngenta but as an independent root and...
June 12, 2014
McHutchison has started a succession plan with Mike Tizio promoted to president-CEO and Keith Cable and Scott Crownover becoming corporate vice presidents, effective July 1. Tizio received a bachelor’s degree in floriculture and ornamental...
June 11, 2014
Greenstreet Growers, Lothian, Md., announced the addition of Michaela Fralen to the position of marketing director. This position was created as a result of the company’s growing emphasis on increasing the number and scope of special events at what...
June 10, 2014
The Southern Nursery Association (SNA) announced final details of the 59th Annual SNA Research Conference,July 22 and 23, 2014, at Atlanta’s Georgia International Convention Center. The conference will take place in conjunction with SNA 2014, which...
June 09, 2014
Next month a meeting to discuss horticultural lighting standards for light-emitting diodes (LEDs) will take place during the American Society for Horticultural Science (ASHS) annual conference in Orlando, Fla.  It is scheduled to convene...
June 06, 2014
Ball Seed Field Day and Landscape Day will take place July 25, 2014. Customers of Ball Seed, growers, retailers and landscape businesses can visit The Gardens at Ball in West Chicago, Illinois, for a full day of activities and see more than 150,000...
June 06, 2014
The American Floral Endowment (AFE) has launched its new website at www.endowment.org to serve as the hub of its activities. The newly designed website makes use of the latest technology and is completely mobile-friendly. The streamlined site...
June 06, 2014
Terra Nova Nurseries’ Dan Heims, will be present three seminars during Cultivate ’14, July 12 to 15, 2014, at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio.  On July 12, at 1:00 p.m., Heims will speak on “New Perennials from Around...
May 30, 2014
Producers of the International Floriculture Expo (IFE) have announced plans to combine forces in 2015 and 2016 with the United Fresh Produce Association’s United Fresh, starting in Chicago June 9 -11, 2015, at McCormick Place. The floral and...
May 30, 2014
The 2014 Overton Horticultural Field Day will include vegetable trails for the first time since 2009, in addition to the hundreds of bedding plant trials. The event will take place June 26 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center...
May 29, 2014
After 15 years working as a customer service representative for the Dramm Corporation, Joy Mleziva retired May 28, 2014. Since January 1999, Joy has provided Dramm customers, whether they are a homeowner, commercial/retail distributor, farmer or any...
May 29, 2014
Ball DPF LLC announced its Nature’s Source Organic Plant Food 3-1-1 formulation is now registered by the State of California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) for Organic Input Materials. Through its Feed, Fertilizer and Livestock Drugs...
May 29, 2014
Millstadt Young Plants announced a change to how the company will bring young plants to the market. For the past 13 years the company has operated as a contracted rooting station with Fischer USA/Syngenta Flowers. Beginning with the 2014-2015 season...
May 22, 2014
The Dallas Arboretum Plant Trials Annual Field Day will take place June 25, at 2 p.m. The afternoon will begin with a brief presentation focusing on the FlameProof and Arboretum Approved winners. Attendees can then take a tour through the trial...
May 22, 2014
The 2014 Farwest Trade Show, Aug. 21-23 in Portland, Oregon, has scheduled a seminar to look at some of the industry’s most current and critical emerging greenhouse technologies. The seminar, Using New Technologies to Optimize the Greenhouse...
May 22, 2014
The continuing drought in California and other parts of the country highlights a national trend affecting many in the green industry — the increasing frequency and magnitude of water scarcity. Globally, water demand is predicted to outstrip...
May 22, 2014
AmericanHort has selected six students to serve as the 2014 HortScholars. This competitive application process identifies some of the industry’s brightest young professionals and helps to launch their careers in horticulture by providing education...
May 20, 2014
Proven Winners has kicked off its 2014 multi-million dollar consumer advertising campaign with radio, billboards and new this year — Pandora and mobile. HGTV star and author, Jamie Durie, has recorded radio commercials with many of them featuring a...
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