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February 12, 2016
Today is the deadline for college students to apply for Syngenta Flowers' 2016 Goldsmith Scholarship program. Syngenta Flowers is awarding $5,000 scholarships to two college students who have shown high potential in the fields of plant breeding and...
February 08, 2016
And the countdown continues! In just 60 days, breeders, growers and suppliers will come together to showcase their latest product offerings along the California coast. This week-long event is a chance for attendees to check out and compare new...
February 05, 2016
The deadline for "revolutionary" college students to apply for Syngenta Flowers' 2016 Goldsmith Scholarship program is one week from today — February 15. The 2016 Goldsmith program will award $5,000 scholarships to two college students who have...
February 03, 2016
Have you registered to attend the 2016 Big Grower Executive Summit yet? If you haven't, now is the time to do so because time is running short! All you have to do is go to www.biggrower.com/executivesummit and register today for two-and-a-...
January 28, 2016
Back in November, I told you that the astronauts on the International Space Station were attempting to grow zinnias in outer space. Well, spring has sprung on the space station … kind of. Last week, astronaut Scott Kelly tweeted photos on the...
January 22, 2016
Can you believe the 2016 California Spring Trials are just around the corner? I know, the event doesn't actually start for another two and a half months (or 73 days, not that I'm counting), but believe me, those two months will go by fast. If you...
January 20, 2016
If you missed last Friday's deadline to nominate someone for GPN's 40 Under 40 Class of 2016, you're in luck, you still have time. We have extended the deadline for nominations until this Friday (1.29). If you know someone under the age of 40 who...
January 19, 2016
Have you signed up for the 2016 Big Grower Executive Summit* yet? If you haven’t, you should. It will take place Feb. 21-23, in Charlotte, North Carolina. Our keynote speaker this year is Derek Thompson, senior editor at The Atlantic and a regular...
January 18, 2016
Are you interested in expanding your greenhouse production? Are you exploring possibilities in emerging markets, such as hydroponics? Then you may want to attend an introductory grower workshop hosted by CropKing, a leading supplier specializing in...
January 15, 2016
This Friday is the deadline to submit your nominations for the Class of 2016 of GPN's 40 Under 40 that will be featured in our May issue. This is the fifth anniversary of our 40 Under 40 program and you are now "on the clock" to submit your...
January 11, 2016
By now you may have heard that Pantone — the global authority on color and provider of professional color standards — has announced the 2016 Color of the Year. For the first time ever, Pantone has blended two shades — Rose Quartz and Serenity — as...
January 08, 2016
Have you received your January issue of GPN yet? If you haven't, it should be landing in your mailbox any day now. When you do receive the issue you will be introduced to our fresh new design for the new year. GPN is turning 26 in 2016, so we wanted...
January 06, 2016
The early bird deadline to register for the 2016 Big Grower Executive Summit* is just a few weeks away. The Summit will take place Feb. 21-23, at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Charlotte, North Carolina. The early bird deadline (a $100 savings) for...
December 28, 2015
Happy New Year from everyone at GPN! Hopefully, you have survived the holiday season and are getting into the swing of the new year. Are your ready for a GREAT 2016? As you kick off your 2016, why not take a few minutes to nominate someone for this...
December 18, 2015
Well, we are headed into the home stretch. Christmas is just a mere four days away now. Are you ready? Will you be stretching out at home over the upcoming holiday weekend? According to the experts at the Weather Channel (and thanks to El...
December 18, 2015
It's poinsettia time! I know many growers have a love-hate relationship with these winter varieties. They can be difficult to grow at times, but they're a big seller and your customers have got to have them! That's why many universities and various...
December 17, 2015
The 2016 Big Grower Executive Summit will take place Feb. 21-23, in Charlotte, North Carolina. This is the ninth year for GPN’s Big Grower Executive Summit. Our goal is to provide attendees with the insight they need to succeed in today's ever-...
December 11, 2015
Do you know any college students studying horticulture that might have "revolutionary" tendencies? If you do, you should let them know about the 2016 Goldsmith Scholarship program. Syngenta Flowers recently announced the details for its 2016...
December 09, 2015
Over the past couple of months, I've been sharing outstanding performers from various trial gardens across the country. In my last newsletter, I discussed Louisiana State University's Super Plants program and the new varieties added this year. Today...
December 03, 2015
Last week, Pantone announced that the combination of Pantone 15-3919 Serenity and Pantone 13-1520 Rose Quartz are the Pantone Color of the Year selection for 2016. According to the global color authority  "the color is a harmonious pairing of...