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BASF Empress Intrinsic Fungicide Approved for California | Jennifer Zurko
BASF announced that Empress Intrinsic brand fungicide received supplemental labeling for use on herbaceous and woody plants in greenhouse, nursery container and field production in California.
Battlefield Farms MPS-A Certified | Jennifer Duffield White
Battlefield Farms, a growing operation in Rapidan, Virginia, with 45 acres under cover and 20 acres of outdoor production, has achieved an MPS-A qualification.
BioWorks Launches Two New Varieties of RootShield | Jennifer Zurko
BioWorks, Inc. launched two new versions of its RootShield biological fungicide, RootShield Seed Treatment and RootShield AG.
CN and AIB Announce 2015 Community Greening Project Grant Recipients | Jennifer Zurko
CN and America in Bloom announced the recipients of 2015 grants for the CN EcoConnexions From the Ground Up program in the United States.
Dosatron Introduces Nutrient Delivery System Kits | Jennifer Zurko
Dosatron International, Inc. has introduced Nutrient Delivery System Kits.
Field-to-Vase Dining | Chris Beytes
American Grown Flowers, a branding initiative launched by a group of U.S. cut flower growers, is hosting a series of “Field-to-Vase” dinners that celebrate locally grown flowers and locally produced food, wine and beer.
Hortica Joins Forces with Sentry Insurance | Chris Beytes
Hortica Insurance has recently signed an affiliation agreement with Sentry Insurance, a major mutual insurance company. Hortica will retain its name and brand, and remain based in Edwardsville, Illinois, near St. Louis.
On The Move | Jennifer Zurko
BioSafe Systems; Florist Holland B.V.; OHP; Philips Lighting; Schaefer Ventilation Equipment
Royals on the Rooftop | Chris Beytes
The king and queen of the Netherlands—King Willem-Alexander (far left) and Queen Maxima (in white)—learn about America’s newest and largest rooftop greenhouse from Eric Haley of Gotham Greens, which is building the 75,000 sq. ft. facility atop a Method Products soap factory in Chicago’s Pullman neighborhood.
Sports + Horticulture = Sporticulture | Chris Beytes
Now your team pride merchandise can be official, thanks to Walnut Springs Nursery of Glenwood, Maryland, which has launched a new company called Sporticulture, Inc.
The National Pollinator Plan | Jennifer Duffield White
In May, the White House released the first “National Strategy to Promote the Health of Honey Bees and Other Pollinators” report.
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