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August 24, St. Charles, Missouri:

Hummert organizes 35th Annual Grand Expo & Buying Event

On August 24, the largest horticultural buying event in the Midwest will again take place at the Saint Charles Convention Center in St. Charles, Missouri. Featuring over 32,000 products; there’s something for everyone in the industry, from garden centers, landscape companies, nursery owners to institutions.....

Report well attended Relations Day

NL: Floricultura: "knowledge sharing = multiplication of opportunities"

On Wednesday June 14th, orchid specialist Floricultura organized the annual event ‘Een wereld te winnen!’ (‘Win a World!’) during the FlowerTrials for domestic and foreign relations. More than 150 visitors saw, among others, how Rene Hendriks of Opti-Flor, also on behalf of Marco Hendriks, received the Klaas.....

Photo impression Hortitec 2017:

Brazil: Despite crisis, opportunities for growth

PHOTO REPORT The Brazilian horticulture industry is affected by the country's crisis, but the opportunities for growth seem to be huge. These chances are recognized by many in the industry and this was visible in the interest for one of Brazil's largest horticultural trade shows; Hortitec. "Even though the crisis, the.....

week 26

Chrysanthemum blooming test of Royal van Zanten Colombia

The annual chrysanthemum blooming test of Royal van Zanten Colombia this year takes place in week 26. More than 60 varieties can be admired in the demo greenhouse, including the pink plush chrysanthemum 'Golosina', the lime green, filled floral spray chrysanthemum 'Fairway' and the newest yellow, filled.....

apply by June 30, 2017:

Increase popularity of your flower in Japan with IFEX Flower Awards 2017

Want to increase the popularity of your variety in the Japanese market? IFEX Flower Awards can help you with their award contest with the subtitle "The future best sells chosen by flower shops and designers". All participating varieties will be promoted in the Japanese flower industry before the IFEX takes.....

US (OR): Controversy and innovation for nursery growers

Nursery industry authority, Dr. Heinrich Löesing, will conduct two key seminars, sponsored by J. Frank Schmidt and Sons Co., at Farwest 2017 with special relevance for producers of hardy nursery stock. The Farwest Show takes place August 23-25, in Portland, OR.Traveling from Germany, Dr. Löesing will shed.....

Why is Royal FloraHolland investing in Turkey?

“Erdogan isn’t positive about the Netherlands and Royal FloraHolland investing in Turkey-Eurasia. Why?” The flower auction will hold a meeting on 28 June 2017 titled, 'Turkey, ignore or invest?', where you can hear the answer to this provocative question.This meeting promises to provide information, new.....

March 14-16, Ho Chi Minh City

First exhibitors confirmed for HortEx Vietnam

HortEx Vietnam, a dedicated exhibition for Horticulture and Floriculture in Vietnam, which will take place from 14-16 March 2018 in the Saigon Exhibition & Convention Center (SECC) in Ho Chi Minh City, has recently received new support from several (semi) governmental bodies.After the kick off.....

US (IL): International Floriculture Expo wraps up busy show

The 2017 International Floriculture Expo held at McCormick Place in Chicago last week was well attended. Education sessions, the implementation of new networking events and the trade show floor all attracted a lot of visitors. According to the organization, the number of visitors reached record heights this.....

US (IL): Darwin Perennials Day draws 500+ visitors

The Darwin Perennials Day was blessed with great weather this Wednesday. With 30 perennial and hard goods vendors to meet with, there was a lot to do. The Darwin Perennials, Kieft Seed, Star Roses and Plants, Ball Seed WebTrack, and Mixed Perennial Combo demonstrations were under tents in case of rain – and.....
June 27, Nairobi

Kenya: Training on the new EU REX system

The Kenya Horticultural Council (KHC) in conjunction with Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) has organized training on the new EU REX system. The training will be held on 27th June 2017 starting from 8.30 am at the Golden Tulip Hotel, Westlands, Nairobi and will cost Ksh 3,500 per person.The REX System is an.....

UK: Visitors vote for retail inspiration ideas at the National Plant Show

Visitors to the HTA National Plant Show, sponsored by Hortipak, and Nursery Supply Show which took place this week at Stoneleigh Park in Warwickshire voted for their most inspiring retail stands and concepts at the events.The winner of the Planting the Seed Award, which highlights stand displays that capture.....

NL: 'Fuego' baptized at Penning Freesia

At Penning Freesia, a new variety has been baptized: the 'Fuego'. During ‘Kom in de Kas’ Westland on April 1 and 2, 2017, the public was given the opportunity to propose a name for the new red freesia. From the 1,185 entries, a jury selected the winning name: 'Fuego'.This name was submitted separately by.....

SNA Conference scheduled for January 8 - 9, 2018 in Baltimore, MD

US: SNA to collocate with MANTS

The Southern Nursery Association (SNA) has announced plans to collocate The SNA Conference with the Mid-Atlantic Nursery Trade Show (MANTS) in 2018. Under this new arrangement, both events will take place at the Baltimore Convention Center with The SNA Conference preceding MANTS on Monday and Tuesday,.....

Netherlands: First vote cast in Lily League

On the first day of the Dutch Lily Days, the first official vote was issued for the Lily League, the top 50 of the world's most appreciated lily varieties. Mister Theo Duijvestijn, alderman and deputy mayor of Westland, had the honor to confirm his lily top 10. In the coming days, all visitors to this annual.....

June 28, London

UK: New Covent Garden Market holds Trade Open Day

On Wednesday 28 June, a Trade Open Day will be held in the New Covent Garden Flower Market, for trade and businesses only.Look round the biggest Flower Market in the UK and meet 21 wholesalers. See the bright, modern Flower Hall that’s jam-packed with flowers, plants, foliage and floral sundries.And if you.....

US (MI): Peonies bloom at University of Michigan botanical garden

With more than 10,000 flowers starting to bloom, the largest collection of heirloom herbaceous peonies in North America is bigger than ever.The peony garden attracts thousands to see its wave of white, pink and red blooms from the end of May to early June. There are some new additions this year.Many have.....

June 7, 1:00 p.m. EST:

Webinar: LED Lighting for Every Phase of Growing

Getting off to a healthy start is essential when growing ornamental crops. After all, a strong root system is essential to build a strong plant — one that can survive through the transplanting and finishing process.In this free webinar, guest expert Dr. Abhay Thosar, Senior Plant Specialist with Philips.....

June 14-15, Mount Vernon

US (WA): Biological pest management workshop and tour

Join the Northwest Center for Alternatives to Pesticides for a workshop and educational tour/demonstration to learn approaches to manage common pests on nursery plants. This workshop and tour will train field and greenhouse growers in methods of biological control.Confirmed speakersSuzanne Wainwright,.....

GGG, KPHolland, LilyLooks, P vd Haak, Sakata, Schneider, Schoneveld, Selecta, Sion, Syngenta, Van den Bos, Varinova

Preview FlowerTrials 2017: Novelties highlighted

At the FlowerTrials 2017, no less than 59 breeding companies will present their newest varieties in pot- and bedding plants, as well as the latest innovations and concepts. At 32 locations, spread across three regions (Aalsmeer and the Westland region in the Netherlands, and Rhineland-Westphalia in.....

NL: Alderman and deputy mayor to cast first vote for Lily League

On June 6th, the first day of the Dutch Lily Days, Mr. Theo Duijvestijn, alderman and deputy mayor, will bring out the first official vote for the 2017 Lily League, the top 50 of the world's most appreciated lily varieties.The 50 most popular varieties will be announced after the June 13th's deadline. The.....

Everything's coming up roses for De Ruiter

In recent years, De Ruiter has been hard at work on five red and five pink rose varieties for Africa. The group of red rose varieties has been named The “new” Big Five. Some of these are already known in the market because they're in production or being traded already. The varieties Rhodos, Ever Red and Red.....

June 13-16, 's Gravenzande (NL)

Evanthia: New assortment is highlight of tropical open house

The Tropical Plants and Cuttings department from Evanthia is hosting an open house from Tuesday to Friday, June 13 - 16, at Oranjesluisweg 32 in ’s Gravenzande. A year ago, this became the nursery site for tropical plants. “We have achieved amazing growth in that short period,” said Pieter Lock, Tropical.....

Denmark: 100 years of Blomster Magazine

Last weekend, 27 and 28 May, the Flowery Weekend took place in Copenhagen, Denmark. A weekend filled with flowers organized by Blomster Magazine. This magazine is 100 years old and is the main magazine for florists in Denmark and Norway.The organization of the Flower Festival was spearheaded of Jens Poulsen.....

Join the Royal FloraHolland GMM or watch it live

Royal FloraHolland cordially invites you to the General Members' Meeting on Thursday, June 1st, 2017 in Aalsmeer. Opening buffet at 18:00. Start meeting 19:30.If you cannot join, then there is also the possibility to watch the GMM via live stream. The connection will open from approximately 30 minutes before.....

Dutch entrepreneurs shed some light at roundtable

Automation, water and IPM opportunities in Colombia

Colombia is the second largest flower exporter in the world and traders as well as ornamental growers should take advantage of this. Several Dutch entrepreneurs with an understanding of, or experience in horticulture in the region, discussed the possibilities during a meeting at Sion Orchids in De Lier, the.....

Kenya: IFTEX larger than last year

In one week the doors will open again for the 6th edition of the international flower trade expo IFTEX at the Oshwal Center in Nairobi, Kenya. With a record number of 211 exhibiting companies from Kenya and various other African countries, the exhibition has grown to a regional trade fair with growers from.....

US (NJ): DVFlora donates rose stems for Memorial Day

DVFlora was honored to be a part of this year’s Memorial Day Flowers Foundation event at the Salem County Veterans Cemetery in Woodstown, NJ. 30 DVFlora volunteer’s participated in placing over 3,000 rose stems on the headstones of those who have died while serving the country.“My name is Madison and I am a.....

Seminars at Visser's 50th Anniversary Open Days:

Automation and smart concepts a necessity for the food and flowers of the future

If you are curious about the commercial possibilities of automation and the latest serious technical developments, the upcoming seminars that Visser is organizing during its 50th Anniversary Open Days will be a not-to-miss event for you.The Dutch developer and manufacturer of horticultural automation,.....

NL: Winner Lily League also in Onings Test Greenhouse

OT hybrid Table Dance is defending its number one position in the Lily League this year. Initiator Onings Holland has 624 other varieties in its test greenhouse this year, competing to be the new Lily League winner. During the Dutch Lily Days from June 6th-9th, visitors will be surprised and inspired by.....

Selecta one highlights cut flowers at IFTEX

At the IFTEX Kenya 2017, Selecta one cut flowers business will be presenting highlights of the assortment at Booth C1.12. This time Selecta brings a full range of choices to build and upgrade your programs, including novelties and new varieties ideal for the market, fulfilling grower’s expectations.Pearls:.....

UK: Industry breakfast for young horticulturalists at Chelsea

It is well known that the ornamentals, and wider horticultural industry, want to attract younger workers into the industry. This year, AHDB were able to offer free tickets to young horticulturalists to attend an industry breakfast at the Chelsea Flower Show. This was facilitated by the Hardy Nursery Stock.....

Jungle Talk zooms in on internationalization

Supplier of horticultural knowledge and technology, Hortimax, provides its clients with what they need and sometimes that is something different than what this client first asked for. The product portfolio of Hortimax must be applicable to each market the company is active in. This principle closely relates.....
July 2, Seattle

US (WA): Debra Prinzing launches Slow Flowers Summit

The inaugural Slow Flowers Summit has been called a "TED Talk for Flower Lovers."Developed and produced by Debra Prinzing and Slow Flowers LLC, this one-day event is designed to celebrate American Flowers Week (June 28-July 4, 2017) and bring together creatives, thought leaders and change agents with a.....

Danziger sees increased demand for modern Gyps

IFTEX Kenya is coming soon, and Danziger shares some insights about the market, and what is expected to be seen during their show.“There is no doubt that Kenya is becoming stronger and more sophisticated every year. With more distribution options, Kenyan growers seek better quality breeds and technical.....

Anthura, Armada, Beekenkamp, Bock, Brandkamp, DHM, Dümmen Orange, Florensis, Gediflora, Green Works and Hendriks

Preview FlowerTrials 2017: Novelties highlighted

At the FlowerTrials 2017, no less than 59 breeding companies will present their newest varieties in pot- and bedding plants, as well as the latest innovations and concepts. At 32 locations, spread across three regions (Aalsmeer and the Westland region in the Netherlands, and Rhineland-Westphalia in.....

Last chance to register for IOBC Grower Sessions, June 7, Niagara Falls:

Canada: Interact with specialists to boost your biocontrol

"A scientist and a grower walk into a bar..." If you want to know how this story ends, now is the time to register for the Grower Session at the upcoming IOBC meetings in Niagara Falls. This event is an unique chance to interact with more than 100 biocontrol researchers and industry representatives from all.....

Australia: Workshops on building on-farm biosecurity and resilience

Growers are invited to attend a series of upcoming biosecurity workshops and farm walks, aimed at providing practical tips for monitoring pests and diseases as well as a step-by-step process for diagnosing unknown plant health problems.Entomologists and plant pathologists Andrew Manners and John Duff, who.....

Greenhouse and Horticultural Lighting, Biological Control for Greenhouse Growers, and Floriculture Root Zone Management

MSU offering online greenhouse courses

Registration is now open for the summer sessions of three self-paced courses in Michigan State University Extension’s Online College of Knowledge greenhouse series: Greenhouse and Horticultural Lighting, Biological Control for Greenhouse Growers and Floriculture Root Zone Management. This award-winning.....

FleuroStar candidates in the picture

Which of these plants will succeed Dümmen Orange's highly successful Begonia Miss Malibu?Fleuroselect is proud to put the five entries in this year's FleuroStar Contest in the picture. Each of these new introductions contends to be the next 'Winner with the Wow Factor', the variety with the highest visual.....

June 20-21, Stoneleigh Park

UK: Three weeks until HTA National Plant Show 2017

With a focus on creating a VIP experience for our visitors this year, you would be foolish to miss out on visiting the HTA National Plant Show 2017, sponsored by Hortipak. Taking place on 20 and 21 June at Stoneleigh Park in Warwickshire, this year is sure to be the best one yet, providing a fantastic.....

June 13-16, Maasdijk

NL: Deliflor shows off chrysanthemums at Delishow

From Tuesday, 13 June through Friday, 16 June, Deliflor Chrysanten will open its doors for Delishow 2017. Get acquainted with the very latest varieties and discover the most exotic experimental ones. You will encounter new products such as Copa, Vanilla Sorbet and Stresa Purple.Also on display will be the.....

Vietnam: HortEx officially launched with first meeting in Ho Chi Minh City

Leading up to the first edition of the all-new horticulture exhibition HortEx Vietnam, show organizers Veas Co. Ltd. from Vietnam and Nova Exhibitions B.V. from The Netherlands are organizing a number of kick-off meetings in Vietnam this week. This all in order to help provide more information about the.....

Dutch Flower Group launches new sustainable construction

Recently, the ceremonial first pile was driven for the new 10,000 m2 building that will be used as processing space next to the existing Bloom and Greenex building at the Betula in De Kwakel, The Netherlands.At the construction, the highest sustainability requirements are being used. Examples include:.....

June 7, Niagara Falls

CAN (ON): Greenhouse IPM researchers gather at grower session

Have pressing pest management questions you can’t get answered? Looking to see what new strategies are coming down the IPM pipeline? Then come to the Grower Session of the IOBC Canada 2017 meeting and network with world leaders in the field of Greenhouse IPM. It’s only the second time this event has been.....

June 6-9 in Anna Paulowna, The Netherlands:

Callas form sea of color at Captain Calla Days 2017

Kapiteyn is hosting its annual Captain Calla Days from 6th to 9th of June 2017. With this event, Kapiteyn aims to inspire growers, agents, florists and retailers with countless opportunities for Calla’s for potplant and cutflower purposes.Together with Kapiteyn's representatives and grower support team, you.....

Take a peek:

Last day virtual trade fair Cyberflora 2017

Today is the last day of the Cyberflora Show 2017. During this three-day virtual trade fair, international buyers are able to scout out current providers and new players throughout the Colombian ornamentals chain. This video below, made on the first day of the show (May 24), gives you an impression of the.....

UK: Wyevale Nurseries unveils five new plants in Chelsea garden

Wyevale Nurseries in Hereford has supplied five new plant introductions to be used in the Horticultural Trades Association’s (HTA) Chelsea Flower Show garden titled ‘40 Sunbury Road’. Peter Seabrook, gardening correspondent for The Sun, is behind the garden industry show garden, which will include the.....

US: UF organizing advanced nutrient management online training

Join the 488 growers who have successfully graduated from Greenhouse Training Online courses offered by the University of Florida IFAS Extension (UF). This advanced course is designed for experienced growers or technical managers in the US and other countries. The course is offered in English and Spanish......

June 6-13

NL: Program announced for Orchid Inspiration Days

The latest edition of the annual Orchid Inspiration Days event promises a program packed with novelties, highlighted varieties and packaging concepts. With the main preparations for the commercial orchid event completed, the thirteen specialists are putting the final touches to the content of the event......

US: Thousands of roses to be placed for Memorial Day

Organizers with the Memorial Day Flowers Foundation hope to place 10,000 roses at Miramar National Cemetery over Memorial Day Weekend to honor fallen U.S. troops and veterans.Chris Johnson, who is organizing the event this year at Miramar, said, “It’s about bringing back the original meaning of Memorial Day,.....

31,264 trade visitors

57 percent more visitors at Hortiflorexpo IPM Shanghai

Hortiflorexpo IPM Shanghai has been able to register not only increases in the number of exhibitors and the size of exhibition space but also a considerable increase with regard to the visitors. In total, 31,264 trade visitors (in 2015: 19,820) came into the Shanghai New International Expo Center - a rise by.....

Photo report Horticultural Lighting Conference:

LEDs still have a long way to go

PHOTO REPORT Over the last couple of years, LED light sources have been the most discussed technical development in the horticultural industry. Researchers, manufacturers and growers gathered yesterday at the Horticultural Lighting Conference to discuss the parameters that need to be established for LED lighting to.....

Photo report Hort Connections 2017, Australia

Last week the very first Hort Connections took place in Adelaide, Australia. On Monday a huge crowd attended the evening opening of the trade fair, 2500 had registered that day with more expected on Tuesday.The general feeling was that the combination of the National Horticulture Convention and PMA Fresh.....

UK: Plant Heritage National Collection Holders win 18 medals at Chelsea

Inside the Great Pavilion, the months of hard work and planning were rewarded for a host of exhibitors, of whom 18 are current Collection Holders for Plant Heritage’s National Plant Collection scheme. The Collection Holders picked up 12 Gold Medals, 3 Silver-gilt and 3 Silver for their displays, including.....

October 29-November 11

ProManager Mastercourse in the Netherlands

Visit leading Dutch producers, suppliers and trade companies in Dutch horticulture. Meet some 30 Dutch Captains of Industry for a period of two weeks. Learn about the way they foresee developments in international horticulture. Share your thoughts and experiences with a group of peers (15 in total).....
June 5-9, 2017:

Kenya: Breeders open their doors in IFTEX week

Are you planning to attend the IFTEX 2017 in Nairobi next month? Then, you might consider visiting some of the open days at several of the exhibiting breeders too. At Royal De Ruiter, Schreurs and United Selections, the open days run from June 5 till 9. The IFTEX is being held from June 7-9 in Nairobi,.....

American flower growers conclude visit to China

The Hortiflorexpo in Shanghai was the show that anchored the schedule of an American Grown trip because it was such a “must see,” and is only held every other year in Shanghai. According to show officials, they expected over 30,000 people to attend the show this year.The delegation of flower farmers met with.....

May 24-26, 2017:

Sneak peek Cyberflora show

If you are an international flower buyer, this is just a sneak peek of what you will see on Wednesday, May 24:The Colombian ornamental industry is ready to shake things up with the Cyberflora Show 2017 – a very different ornamental trade show. From May 24 to 26, 2017, the country will host the world’s first.....

UK: Dame Judi Dench to baptize rose at Chelsea Flower Show

An apricot rose named after Dame Judi Dench will be launched by a Shropshire grower David Austin Roses at the Chelsea Flower Show.The Albrighton-based nursery will have the screen legend herself at their stand to officially launch the striking new breed.David, who will reveal three new breeds at this year's.....

June 21, West Chicago

US (IL): Perennials extravaganza at Darwin Perennials Day

Hosting visitors rain or shine, Darwin Perennials are expecting over 400 guests June 21. The event is focused for perennial wholesalers, growers, retailers, buyers and landscapers from every state. You'll see genetics from Kieft Seed, Darwin Perennials, and Star Roses and Plants. More than 30 perennial.....

John Elsgeest, Flower Circus:

Russia: Dutch flowers draws full house in Novosibirsk

Flower Circus together with flower magician Michael van Namen traveled to Novosibirsk to inspire and inform the local florists, earlier this month. During the preparations, the buyers of the wholesale company had the opportunity to talk about the flowers and plants that were brought along by the.....

October 4-6, Bogotá

Discover Colombian floriculture at Proflora

Colombian flower growers, together with other producer countries, as well as suppliers and service companies related to the flower industry, will have the opportunity to interact with key people, strengthen business relationships, shaking hands with new flower suppliers, meet with local and international.....

UK: RHS Chelsea Flower Show sold out

The world’s most famous gardening event, the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, sponsored by M&G Investments, was sold out almost two weeks before the gates open on Tuesday 23 May.Ticket sales have been the most popular since 2014, with more being sold by this point in time than the last three years.Nick.....

US: WNLA announces summer and fall 2017 webinars

WNLA members can participate in 14 upcoming webinars, all provided complimentary to members. These webinars address important topics on management, new plants, native plants and the new WNLA plants with purpose initiative.WNLA members can also view many previously recorded webinars by logging into wnla.org.....

Orchid name marks Singapore navy's 50th anniversary

Mrs Lai Chiew Yen - the wife of Singapore's Chief of Navy, Rear-Admiral Lai Chung Han - placed a nameplate into a pot of orchids at the Botanic Gardens to mark an orchid-naming ceremony before an international gathering of navy wives.The orchid was dubbed Dendrobium Singapore Navy Golden Jubilee to mark the.....

June 29, Quito (Ecuador)

Workshop 'Marketing tactics to increase millennial floral purchases'

Current economic conditions have significantly altered the dynamics of flower sales and marketing strategies world-wide. These conditions have created opportunities for Ecuadorian flower growers to re-think strategies for marketing flowers around the world.The Floral Marketing Research Fund (FMRF) has.....

FlowerTrials launches new route planner

The number of exhibitors and locations at the FlowerTrials grows each year, so careful planning becomes key. To help visitors make the very most out of the event, FlowerTrials has designed a brand-new route planner that defines the shortest itinerary and calculates the travel time between locations.Norman.....

Dutch Lily Days official opening at Van den Bos Flowerbulbs

The Dutch Lily Days will be officially opened this year at Van den Bos Flowerbulbs in Honselersdijk. This will be the seventh time that the annual open days for the whole of the lily-cultivating Netherlands have been held. On opening day, Tuesday, June 6, the start of the Dutch Lily Days always has an extra.....

Kenya: Online pre registrations for IFTEX up 53%

The number of pre-registered visitors for the upcoming international flower trade exhibition IFTEX is increasing rapidly. Online pre registrations up to now show an increase of 53% compared to last year with especially many international flower buyers among them, having signed up to attend the coming trade.....

UK: AHDB holds workshops for narcissus growers

Don't miss your place at either of the 2017 Narcissus Growers Workshops.The event is set to feature updates on AHDB project BOF 077 'Narcissus: Investigation into the benefits of using water disinfection options during HWT' and there will also be an introduction to AHDB's newest project: FV/PO/BOF 452.....

American Grown Flowers garnish first lady's luncheon

This year’s First Lady’s Luncheon was the latest inspiration for designing with all American Grown Flowers. Farms from across the country shipped over 18,000 stems of gorgeous American Grown Flowers to a team of over 20 volunteer floral designers led by Kelly Shore of Petals by the Shore, Christy Hulsey of.....

May 23-27, London

UK: Plant Heritage Collections celebrated at Chelsea Flower Show

Several exhibitors at this year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show will be specifically focusing on celebrating their Plant Heritage National Collections in their displays, on 23-27 May 2017.One such exhibitor is Fibrex Nurseries, based at Pebworth near Evesham, who is celebrating the 30th anniversary of holding its.....

Chrysal Africa 12 years strong in East Africa

‘Improve the quality of flowers exported out of East Africa.’ This has been the goal of Chrysal since they entered this part of the continent 12 years ago. Since the very beginning, they were exhibiting at the IFTEX, which has helped this company to be one of East Africa's largest suppliers of flower food.....

Agriom, Cultivaris, Hassinger, Hem Genetics, HilverdaKooij, Horteve, Jaldety, Koppe, Prudac, Van Zanten, Takii, Thompson & Morgan, Volmary, VWS

Preview FlowerTrials 2017: Novelties highlighted

At the FlowerTrials 2017, no less than 59 breeding companies will present their newest varieties in pot- and bedding plants, as well as the latest innovations and concepts. At 32 locations, spread across three regions (Aalsmeer and the Westland region in the Netherlands, and Rhineland-Westphalia in.....

June 14, 22 & 27, Rittenhouse Hall, Vineland Research and Innovation Center

CAN (ON): Supervisors and managers human resource training

Labour costs and access to a reliable workforce has become a very strategic part of growing flowers. As Canada's federal government drives for Free Trade and global markets, Ontario's provincial government expands it worker protection legislation. Employers struggle to adjust their management model to remain.....

Greenhouse and Horticultural Lighting, Biological Control for Greenhouse Growers, and Floriculture Root Zone Management

MSU to launch three new greenhouse courses

Registration is now open for the summer sessions of three self-paced courses in Michigan State University Extension’s Online College of Knowledge greenhouse series: Greenhouse and Horticultural Lighting, Biological Control for Greenhouse Growers and Floriculture Root Zone Management. This award-winning.....

June 29, Overton

US (TX): Field day to feature hundreds of ornamental varieties

The 2017 East Texas Horticultural Field Day will feature more than 500 ornamental plant and vegetable trial varieties for public viewing, along with presentations by experts at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center in Overton.Volunteers help plant bedding plants at the Ornamental Trial.....