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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 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 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 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 19, 2014
On Sept. 4, Bayer CropScience celebrated the grand opening of its newest research facility — a $17 million, 76,000-square-foot greenhouse and headhouse addition to its Memphis site. “Driving innovation requires giving our scientists world-class...
XXpire
September 18, 2014
XXpire WG insecticide is now available for purchase and use in 48 states. This new ornamental insecticide has two new active ingredients, spinetoram and Isoclast Active, that control both chewing and sap-feeding insects. Isoclast is a recently...
September 17, 2014
If you were unable to participate in Paul Pilon's webinar on "Strategies for Growing Healthy Perennials," that took place on Sept. 16, you can now view the archived presentation and download the slides from GPN's website. During the one-hour...
September 12, 2014
The Proven Winners Roadshow team is visiting four cities this fall with informative and exciting presentations for growers and retailers. The stops are: Tuesday, Sept. 30: Indianapolis, Indiana  Friday, Oct. 3: Baltimore, Maryland area...
September 12, 2014
A&L Heartland Laboratory and Soil and Plant Lab has hired Jeff Hermes to be the company's midwest accounts executive servicing the agriculture and horticulture industries. Prior to his new position, Hermes had been a territory sales manager with...
September 12, 2014
GPN and Nexus Greenhouse Corp. have announced a call for applicants for the 2015 GPN/Nexus Intern of the Year. This is the 16th year that GPN and Nexus Greenhouse Corp. have partnered to recognize an undergraduate student who is poised to have a...
September 11, 2014
Magan Agee has been appointed director of sales for Hoffman Nursery in Rougemont, North Carolina. Agee had served as sales and customer service coordinator since late 2011. She now oversees the sales team and coordinates customer services for the...