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October 20, 2014
The deadline for college students to apply for the 2015 GPN/Nexus Intern of the Year has been extended until Oct. 27, 2014. This is the 16th year that GPN and Nexus Greenhouse Corp. have partnered to recognize an undergraduate student who is poised...
October 17, 2014
MAX Grow Lights changed its name to Pro MAX Grow Oct. 8., 2014 to reflect its current manufacturing technological capabilities Pro MAX Grow has expanded rapidly into the medical marijuana industry with their LED lighting technology. Pro MAX Grow...
October 17, 2014
The University of Arizona’s Controlled Environment Agriculture Center (CEAC) will host its annual Hydroponic Greenhouse Tomato Production Intensive Course Jan. 4 to Jan. 9, 2015 in Tucson, Arizona. The course will focus on growing tomatoes...
October 17, 2014
All-America Selections (AAS) has announced the winners of the 2014 Display Garden Landscape Design Contest. The program is designed  to encourage new landscaping ideas. The third annual contest asked participants to expand on the concept of...
October 10, 2014
Nufarm Americas recently introduced a new Grower Early Order Rewards Program for greenhouse and nursery growers to save on major industry brands. Orders placed between now and Oct. 31, 2014, are eligible for the largest rewards of the season, but...
October 10, 2014
The deadline to register for the Independent Plant Breeders Conference is Oct. 23, 2014. The event will take place at the Grand Plaza Hotel in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Oct. 30 - Nov. 2, 2014. The Independent Plant Breeders Conference is an...
Amy Miller, Shinoda Scholar of the Year 2014-15
October 10, 2014
The recipient of the 2014-15 Shinoda Scholar of the Year Award is Amy Miller, a senior majoring in horticulture at The Ohio State University. Miller, 22, is majoring in sustainable plant systems with a concentration in horticulture and a minor in...
Construction of Pleasant View Gardens' Expansion
October 10, 2014
Pleasant View Gardens has added more than 30,000 square feet of production space and upgraded existing greenhouses to their Loudon, New Hampshire location. “The main advantage will be better light levels for earlier crops and being able to bring...
October 10, 2014
America in Bloom (AIB) has announced the release of two new books. The first is an annual addendum to the Best Ideas book which includes more than 2,000 practices and photos from AIB participants. The book was conceived and designed by AIB board...
October 09, 2014
Gotham Greens and  Method Products have announced a new partnership to build the world's largest rooftop farm at Method's new manufacturing plant in the Pullman neighborhood of Chicago's south side. Designed by William McDonough + Partners,...
October 02, 2014
Sakata Seed America is sponsoring cyclist Ron Cramer in the first ever Tour de Fresh long-distance bike ride. Riders and members of the produce industry from around the country will join together in this event to raise funds to bring salad bars and...
BioSafe Hydroponic Spray
October 02, 2014
BioSafe Systems Disease Control Ready to Spray concentrate is now EPA registered and labeled for hydroponic use. BioSafe Disease Control can be used in hydroponic and aquaponic systems to prevent algae and plant root diseases such as Pythium and...
North Creek Nurseries McHale
October 02, 2014
Rob McHale has been hired as the new sales manager at North Creek Nurseries Inc., Landenberg, Pennsylvania. McHale will implement the company’s strategic sales plan and oversee horticultural and ecological sales activities. McHale has 17 years of...
October 02, 2014
During a five-month voting period, the public selected three flowers for the American Garden Award. The varieties were planted and displayed at 32 participating gardens across the United States and Canada. The winners include: Most Popular! Grand...
October 01, 2014
Nexus Greenhouse Corp. recently teamed with designers, experts in water and land use, educational innovators and technical consultants for “Grow A Lot,” a three-year Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) America Commitment to Action to address the...
September 26, 2014
The Northern Green Expo will take place Jan. 14-16, 2015 at the Minneapolis Convention Center. The Minnesota Nursery & Landscape Association and the Minnesota Turf & Grounds Foundation host the largest trade show and educational conference...
September 26, 2014
The 2015-2016 edition of the New England Greenhouse Floriculture Guide will be available at the 2014 Northeast Greenhouse Conference and Expo, Nov. 5 to 6, 2014, at the Mass Mutual Center in Springfield, Mass. The guide includes information about...
Emerald Coast Growers greenhouse
September 26, 2014
Emerald Coast Growers has added 25,344 square feet at their Milton, Florida, facility. The new construction will primarily be used for ornamental grass production but allows flexibility for other varieties. The new house, a gutter-connected Atlas,...
September 26, 2014
Philips is now applying its experience in horticultural lighting in the field of vertical city farming. Vertical city city farming is applied in a fully controlled facility where vegetables and herbs are grown on stacked layers without the use of...
September 19, 2014
Ball Horticultural Company has released its new gro getter app that provides horticulture professionals with access to thousands of plant details when and where they need them. The app includes all the photos, plant information, and culture sheets...