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November 12, 2015
Attendees at the University of Florida's Poinsettia Field Trial Day will have the opportunity to earn three pesticide CEU credits in the Ornamental and Turf category for the state of Florida. The Field Day will take place Dec. 8, from 9:30 a.m....
November 12, 2015
Dosatron International, Inc. has launched a new version of its website at www.dosatronusa.com. The relaunch has added new features and is now compatible with handheld devices.“Updating the Dosatron website design, with the intention of making it...
November 11, 2015
The Macfarlane Research Greenhouses, a facility of the New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of New Hampshire, will host the 2015 Poinsettia Trials Open House Dec. 10 to Dec. 12, 2015. Visitors to the free event, now in its...
November 09, 2015
McHutchison Horticultural Distributors has hired Jessica Feuerbach as a new Midwestern sales representative.  Feuerbach grew up in the nursery industry in her family's business, Pleasant Valley Garden Center, in Iowa City, Iowa. Most...
November 05, 2015
The University of Florida Poinsettia Field Trial Day is expanding this year. Now attendees will have the opportunity to not only see how the latest poinsettia varieties performed in Jim Barrett’s trials, but also learn about the latest growth...
November 03, 2015
The American Floral Endowment's (AFE) latest research report, Powdery Mildew Resistance in Transgenic Gerbera Plants, addresses increasing gerbera's resistance to powdery mildew through gene transference. Powdery mildew is the most common and...
November 03, 2015
ePlantSource recentlyt launched a redesigned website that is fully responsive, making the site more user friendly and accessible, from any device. By using responsive design techniques, ePlantSource can ensure the best user experience, regardless if...
November 03, 2015
All-America Selections has designated nine new plants that have been trialed by horticulture experts throughout North America and deemed worthy of the AAS brand.All of the following new varieties were trialed during the 2015 growing season and...
November 03, 2015
AmericanHort has hired Jill Calabro, Ph.D., as research and science programs director. Calabro will bring strategic direction and oversight to research funding by the Horticultural Research Institute, the research affiliate of AmericanHort, and to...
October 29, 2015
Each year, All-America Selections (AAS) sponsors a contest for its nearly 200 display gardens to encourage new and exciting landscaping ideas using AAS Winners. This contest is a landscape design contest using AAS Winners announced in the last five...
October 29, 2015
On Oct. 21, Florikan, a specialist in polymer-coated, controlled release fertilizers, celebrated the grand opening of its new 85,000-square-foot manufacturing, distribution and warehousing facility in the Hardee County Commerce Park in Bowling Green...
October 29, 2015
The Ohio Nursery and Landscape Association (ONLA) recently announced that CENTS 2016 registration is now open to all attendees. CENTS 2016 will take place January 11-13, at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio. The tradeshow will...
October 29, 2015
Chameleon Grow Systems is looking for a commercial lettuce greenhouse grower to participate in a plasma grow lighting comparison program. To qualify for the program, the grower must: • Be currently using HPS or MH supplemental grow lighting;• Be...
October 29, 2015
Griffin Greenhouse Supplies has announced the dates for its 2016 Grower & Retailer Expos next August and September in Massachusetts and Pennsylvania. The company will host two Expo events next year, each spanning two days. Each Expo will feature...
October 29, 2015
Jessica DeGraaf, formerly of Walters Gardens, a Proven Winners perennials provider, has joined the Proven Winners team as retail account manager. In her new role, she will serve as a business development facilitator between independent...
October 22, 2015
The 2015 Michigan Greenhouse Growers Expo is now accepting registrations. The Expo will take place Dec. 8-10, 2015 at the Devos Place Convention Center and Amway Grand Plaza Hotel in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The Michigan Greenhouse Growers...
October 21, 2015
The American Floral Endowment (AFE) has announced the development of a new Business Internship Program – specifically targeted to draw business students to the floral industry. This new program will introduce young business professionals to the...
October 19, 2015
The Pennsylvania Poinsettia Trial and Open House will take place Nov. 12, 2015. The trial will be hosted by Dan Schantz Farm & Greenhouses, 8025 Spinnerstown Road Zionsville, PA  18092. More than 200 different cultivars from the major...
October 16, 2015
Dümmen Orange recently announced that BC Partners, a European private equity firm, has acquired the majority of the shares in the breeding company.  Final closing of the deal is subject to regulatory approvals and is expected in the coming...
October 15, 2015
All-America Selections honored two acclaimed horticulture visionaries at its annual AAS Awards Banquet at the Dallas Arboretum in Dallas,Texas with the AAS Medallion of Honor and the AAS Breeder’s Cup. Dr. Elisabeth Sahin-Georgiadou was the...