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AFE Launches Young Professionals Council | Jennifer Zurko
The American Floral Endowment (AFE) has established the Young Professionals Council (YPC), which consists of a vibrant group of 21- to 35-year-old students and professionals in the floral industry.
Bell Nursery Hires Government Relations Specialist | Chris Beytes
Susan Summers has joined the Maryland business with the sole task of representing Bell in political issues that might impact their business.
Celebrating Fertilizer Icon Bob Peters | Chris Beytes
GrowerTalks received word from Cari Peters that her grandfather, Robert “Bob” Peters, developer of that famous blue water-soluble fertilizer, passed away peacefully in Allentown, Pennsylvania, on July 17 at the grand age of 97.
Congrats to 25 Years of RISE | Chris Beytes
Happy 25th to one of the important industry associations that you may not be aware of: RISE—the Responsible Industry for a Sound Environment.
Flamingo Holland & Gootjes-AllPlant Announce Partnership | Jennifer Zurko
Vista, California-based Flamingo Holland together with Gootjes-AllPlant B.V. have announced they’ve joined forces to bring Stage III tissue culture to the North American market.
Florida Names Cannabis Finalists | Chris Beytes
Florida is moving forward with its plan to allow the cultivation and sale of the variety of medical cannabis known as Charlotte’s Web and the state’s Department of Health has published the final list of growers hoping to get one of the five licenses, one per region.
HRI Launches “Grow Wise, Bee Smart” Website | Jennifer Zurko
The Horticultural Research Institute (HRI), the research affiliate of AmericanHort, announced the launch of the Grow Wise, Bee Smart website—growwise.org.
In Memoriam: Bruce Usrey | Chris Beytes
Bruce Usrey, a career horticulturist best known for his long stint with Monrovia, died July 7 at the University of Washington Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center at the age of 76.
On The Move | Jennifer Zurko
Ball Seed; Dosatron International; Emerald Coast Growers; Florensis; Mariani Landscape; Pleasant View Gardens; SHS Griffin; Syngenta Flowers; Syngenta
Syngenta Bioline Intros Another Way to Use Bios | Jennifer Zurko
Syngenta Bioline is adding new packaging options to its unique Controlled Release System (CRS) with mini sachets on a stick for Amblyline cu and Swirskiline as biological control agents.
The Hawaii/Canada Connection | Chris Beytes
Orchid breeder Jim McCully shares his passion for all things oncidiinae with a group of growers, interiorscapers and floral designers during the 2015 Hawaii MIDPAC Horticultural Conference & Expo tour.
Visit IPM and the Netherlands Next January | Chris Beytes
Not that January is the ideal time to tour northern Europe, but it’s not bad if you’re in the horticulture business and want to see amazing greenhouses and one of the world’s biggest hort trade shows, IPM Essen.
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