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“Is Kmart Shutting Down?” | Chris Beytes
That’s not our question, that’s the headline from Seeking Alpha, an investment research website. But it’s an important question to ask yourself if you deal with the retailer.
A buyer for Skagit? | Chris Beytes
It looks like troubled Skagit Gardens might have a new owner, according to a story in The Wall Street Journal.
American Floral Endowment News | Chris Beytes
Who or what is the American Floral Endowment? Well, if you don’t know, AFE has the solution: a series of videos that tell the story of the important research the organization funds.
Despite the Rain, Field Day a Success | Chris Beytes
It wasn’t 95F in the shade, and the rain held off until about noon, both of which helped make the annual Ball Field Day & Landscape Day, held on the traditional last Friday of July, a big success for Ball Publishing’s sister company Ball Seed and the almost 1,200 customers and friends who attended.
How SAF Will Keep Its Lobbying Power | Chris Beytes
To help ensure the interests of SAF members continue to be addressed, SAF has partnered with Cornerstone Government Affairs, a public affairs firm specializing in government relations, strategic consulting and advocacy.
On The Move | Jennifer Zurko
Dramm Corporation; Emerald Coast Growers; Four Star Greenhouse; Harris Seeds; Henry F. Michell Company; Sage Green Marketing; Terra Nova Nurseries
Purdue Hires Two New Hort Professors | Chris Beytes
Two of Purdue’s well-known profs left recently.
The 2016 Season Summary | Chris Beytes
More than 100 of you have faithfully provided weekend ratings since March, representing every state except Hawaii (where it’s always spring) and almost every province except the Yukon and Northwestern Territories, Nunavut and Newfoundland/Labrador (where it’s either never spring or there are no growers or retailers or there’s no Internet connection).
The Next Generation of the Ball Family | Chris Beytes
Ball is now a fourth-generation company, thanks to the full-time employment of Peregrine Ball, son of Dexter Ball, Anna’s brother.
Welcome Matthew Chappell, Our Newest Email Editor | Chris Beytes
Did you know that Ball Publishing has eight e-newsletters?
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