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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
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,...
March 07, 2014
Ashley Cook is the latest addition to the Oasis Grower Solutions (OGS) team. With responsibilities that include customer support, along with supporting the efforts of OGS’ North American sales team, Cook brings a fresh perspective to the company,...
March 07, 2014
FMC Corporation recently named Allan Dufoe as turf and ornamental key account manager with primary responsibility for the nursery and greenhouse market.   In his new role, Dufoe will focus on providing support for selected key accounts, as well...
March 07, 2014
The Dallas Arboretum has introduced its new plant trials website at www.dallasplanttrials.org. The new website contains such useful information as a plant and photo library with complete historical information; articles published by the staff;...
March 07, 2014
The American Floral Endowment (AFE) recently released its 2012-2013 annual report. “This annual report showcases the recent exciting ways AFE has been serving all segments of the floriculture and environmental horticulture industries,” AFE chairman...
March 03, 2014
Chris Berg has joined Westhoff as the newest member of its global product development and marketing team. Berg brings to the team 10 years of experience in sales and marketing, particularly in the young plant and annual color markets. “Creating...
March 03, 2014
Danziger 'Dan' Flower Farm recently announced the sudden passing of Reese Kiikka, a longtime friend and the company’s North American sales representative. The company’s association with Reese began about 20 years ago. Over that period he served,...
March 02, 2014
BioSafe Systems has introduced a new disinfectant/sanitizer to help growers of edibles meet food safety requirements. SaniDate 5.0 keeps food contact and non-food contact surfaces free from human health pathogens as well as, plant pathogens....
February 27, 2014
All-America Selections (AAS) is visiting North Carolina for the AAS Summer Summit/Road Trip from June 16-19, 2014. Tours will begin in the Charlotte area before continuing to Asheville, seeing many horticulture sites along the way. This year’s event...
February 27, 2014
Suntory Flowers is working with America in Bloom (AIB) to spotlight its varieties at the the Philadelphia Flower Show, taking place March 1-9. America in Bloom will be exhibiting a display garden focused around the flower show’s theme of “...
February 23, 2014
In an effort to address the growing needs of the edible crop market, OASIS Grower Solutions recently announced its EPA-registered effective antimicrobial greenhouse disinfectant, Floralife MicroBLOC, is now approved for use in food preparation areas...
February 21, 2014
Suntory Flowers has introduced a new video into its series that is meant to honor the contributions of flower breeders worldwide. “Senetti: The Magic Behind the Breeding” tells the story of Suntory Flowers breeder Dr. Kioyshi Miyazaki and the eight...
February 21, 2014
The Florida Nursery Growers and Landscape Association’s (FNGLA) Floriculture Field Days will take place May 14-15, 2014, in conjunction with the Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival. Educational sessions start each morning at Disney's...
February 21, 2014
The Horticultural Research Institute (HRI) and the New England Nursery Association (NENA) have created the NENA Industry Growth Fund, a new type of grant program through HRI. The Industry Growth Fund was formally created at a signing ceremony during...
February 21, 2014
Horticultural Marketing and Printing has launched HortGear, a new promotional products division. The website offers green-industry professionals access to a number of items from shirts, caps and jackets to promotional items, all of which can be...
February 21, 2014
Emerald Coast Growers has constructed a new, consolidated soil mixing facility, which the company says will increase efficiency and allow easier custom blending by crop. The new facility, located at the company’s Milton, Fla., operation, uses two...