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April 02, 2014
On April 2, Costa Farms announced it has acquired the business, assets, and brands of Hermann Engelmann Greenhouses, Inc. in Apopka, Fla.Under the direction of the Engelmann family, Hermann Engelmann Greenhouses has played a leading role in the...
April 02, 2014
The 2014 International Floriculture Expo will take place June 10 to 13, 2014 at the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. The event will host one full pre-show day dedicated to industry education sessions on June 10, 2014. The...
April 02, 2014
Terra Nova Nurseries announced a new 2014 “Sneak Peek” variety called Lithodora 'Crystal Blue'. This is the first lithadora bred by the company. 'Crystal Blue' features the largest sky blue flowers of any lithodora available. Its vigorous foliage...
April 02, 2014
Two students have been awarded a 2014 Paul Ecke Jr. Scholarship through the American Floral Endowment (AFE). The merit-based scholarship honors the late floriculture pioneer and is awarded to M.S. or Ph.D. students who are on track to become...
March 27, 2014
OASIS Grower Solutions (OGS) has named Suzanne Di Staulo as the company's new product/marketing manager.  In her new position, Di Staulo will be responsible for expanding the marketing efforts for OASIS Grower Solutions globally.  OGS...
March 27, 2014
The Horticultural Research Institute (HRI) is now accepting research project proposals designed to improve green industry efficiencies and profitability. Proposals for the 2015 grant cycle are due no later than June 1, 2014. Researchers are...
March 27, 2014
Syngenta has selected the inaugural recipients of the Syngenta Grow More Vegetables seed grant program. Selected from more than 200 entries by schools and organizations across the U.S., the three applicants received garden grant packages that create...
March 27, 2014
The Plant Watch nursery inspection program aimed at protecting plant patents and branded programs has completed another successful year according to Proven Winners Color Choice, Encore Azaleas, Endless Summer Collection, First Editions, The Knock...
March 26, 2014
Emily Mason, previously divisional propagation manager and trialing captain for Color Spot Holdings in Troup, Texas, is joining the Dümmen Group team in the Red Fox brand management role. Mason grew up in the horticulture industry and along with a...
March 26, 2014
Skanska has signed a $16 million contract with Texas Tech University for major renovations and construction for the Bayer CropScience research facility and greenhouse. Texas Tech University’s main campus is located on more than 1,800 acres in...
March 26, 2014
ePlantSource, a full-service, online broker of live goods to professional greenhouse growers, recently announced the release of upgraded features to their cart. With this release freight costs and other supplier surcharges are calculated in the cart...
March 26, 2014
Proven Winners recently announced  that Kentucky's Governor's Mansion was named as a Proven Winners Signature Garden. One of only six prestigious designations, Kentucky’s Governor’s Mansion joins Mackinac Island’s Hotel Iroquois, Charlotte’s...
March 21, 2014
Mast Young Plants (MYP) has hired Shanna Tomlinson as the sales and marketing manager for the company. She has a degree in horticulture from the University of Georgia, where she also worked at the UGA Trial and Research Garden under the direction of...
March 21, 2014
The HGTV Home Plant Collection wants to expand its nationwide grower group with an emphasis on partnering with growers in the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and Southern U.S. The opportunity to add growers in the Northeast comes after Monrovia’s decision...
March 21, 2014
New England Grows has announced a call for speakers for its 2015 event. It will take place Feb. 4 to 6, in Boston. Organizers are interested in hearing from qualified speakers with information to share on timely green industry/business topics....
March 13, 2014
JR Peters, Allentown, Pa., has promoted Krystal Snyder to technical specialist supporting Jack’s Fertilizers and the JR Peters Laboratory. Her responsibilities will include test result interpretation, product usage and mixing help, problem solving...
March 13, 2014
Area growers are invited to see the Harvest Automation HV-100 robots perform in a production setting at Flowerwood Nursery in Loxley, Ala., April 3, 2014. The HV-100 plant handling robots perform all the spacing, collection and consolidation tasks...
March 13, 2014
Country Raisin’s in Kokomo, Ind., has been named a new annuals growers for the 2014 HGTV Home Plant Collection. It will provide select annuals for the Expressions Annuals Collection. “While we often seek out large wholesale nurseries to become our...
March 13, 2014
On March 11, BrightFarms, Inc., announced it has completed the upgrade project at its Bucks County (PA) greenhouse farm, enabling the company to  grow local baby greens more efficiently. The upgraded growing system, which uses deep flow...
March 07, 2014
The Board of Cornell University’s Seeley Summit have announced the schedule for this year’s Summit including the full slate of speakers and online registration is now available at www.seeleysummit.com. The Seeley Summit will take place June 22-24,...