Awards

3.22.2024 Ag Leader Award - Sec Mike Naig w Plantpeddler 03-19-24

The Ag Education Leadership Award is handed out

Plantpeddler was recently honored with the Ag Education Leadership Award, from Iowa secretary of agriculture, Mike Naig. Naig recognized two organizations and one Iowa business that have made exceptional contributions to the state’s agriculture community.... more »

2024 Intern of the Year: Ian Kelly

Gaining practical experience with potential employers while understanding industry knowledge are some of the key benefits of a good internship. Often, students get a fresh perspective on career goals and gain a network of professionals... more »

Winners’ circle varieties

Adding new varieties to your retail bench is critical for increased sales as new trends emerge and consumers’ wants and needs shift. Choosing new varieties that are tried and true can help you set your... more »

NGB announces some 2024 Green Thumb Award winners

National Garden Bureau has announced the 2024 Green Thumb Award winners. This year’s winners, for the first time, are in two categories: Professional’s Choice (voted upon by a panel of NGB members) and the new... more »

The Green Industry Hall of Fame honors Kurt Dramm with A Lifetime Achievement Award

The Green Industry Hall of Fame inducted Kurt Dramm with A Lifetime Achievement Award during the 2023 ceremony. His name will now be listed in the Green Industry Hall of Fame. The Green Industry Hall... more »

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Final call: GPN and Prospiant seek nominations for Intern of the Year

GPN and Prospiant are now accepting applications for the 2024 Intern of the Year award. The application window is open through Nov. 3, 2023. Celebrating 25 years of the program this year, GPN and Prospiant... more »

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AGRS releases honors the winners of its 2024 garden rose selections

The American Garden Rose Selections (AGRS), an organization dedicated to promoting exceptional garden roses, has announced the winners of its highly anticipated 2024 AGRS garden rose selections. The winning roses embody all the characteristic's that... more »

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CSU releases Best of Winners for the 2023 annual trial season

Colorado State University (CSU) highlights the winners of the 2023 annual trial season. CSU noted that this year presented as an “interesting growing season” along the Front Range.  The votes were tallied from the evaluation... more »