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After Brexit | Chris Beytes
The UK did it: They voted to leave the European Union. It has left our friends in the UK dealing with a lot of uncertainty and that’s never good for business.
AmericanHort Defends H-2B Program | Chris Beytes
AmericanHort has joined forces with the National Association of Landscape Professionals to submit joint written testimony for a hearing of the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and the National Interest.
Dümmen Partners with Philips for LED Roses Lighting | Chris Beytes
LED use in greenhouses is growing by leaps and bounds, but there’s still very much to be studied about their effects on various crops. Which is why Philips Lighting, one of the key LED manufacturers, is happy to be partnering with Dümmen Orange on a rose breeding project called the Red Avalanche+ Project.
Get Dr. Cloyd’s New Book! | Paul Pilon
Dr. Raymond Cloyd, one of our industry’s top entomologists, has just published a new book titled, “Greenhouse Pest Management.”
Iwasaki Bros. Turns 100 | Chris Beytes
It was 1916 when B.Y. “Billy” Iwasaki started a small dairy farm in Hillsboro, Oregon.
On The Move | Jennifer Zurko
BASF; Fluence Bioengineering; Hoffman Nursery
Rows of Roses | Allison Westbrook
On a few drizzly days in June, I was able to tag along with other trade and consumer media to see Bailey’s operations in Oregon, including these bareroot rose fields at their Sauvie Island facility.
UK News: Tesco Sells Dobbies … But Not to Wyevale | Chris Beytes
A while back, we told you that the big garden center (centre) chain Dobbies, owned by supermarket chain Tesco, was up for sale and speculation was it would be snapped up by rival garden centre (center) chain Wyevale. It wasn’t.
Zelenka Farms in Chapter 11 Bankruptcy | Chris Beytes
BFN Operations, doing business in six states as Zelenka Farms, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the northern district of Texas.
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