Breeder News

EHR Publishes 2018 Perennial Booklet

Eason Horticultural Resources has released its Hot New Perennials for 2018 booklet. This is a compilation of information shared with the company from a broad range of perennial young plant producers, breeding companies and breeder... more »

Dümmen Orange Acquires Grow-Tech

Grow-Tech LLC., a developer and manufacturer of plugs and microgreen growing media is joining the family of businesses of Dümmen Orange. According to the companies, the move reflects the growing importance of scale in the plug business,... more »

Bailey Nurseries Customer Expo to Take Place in July

Building on the excitement from last year’s event, the annual Bailey Nurseries Customer Expo will again return to the Nord Farm production facility in Cottage Grove, Minnesota on Thursday, July 27. The expo will take... more »

Danziger to Introduce New Marketing Strategies at Flower Trials

At Flower Trials 2017, Danziger will reveal a new strategy to take its breeding and production to the next level again, including innovative marketing to create consumer brands from varieties such as its AMORE Petunia.... more »

Dümmen Orange Establishes Scholarship to Honor Allen Hammer

Dümmen Orange has created the P. Allen Hammer scholarship fund, named after P. Allen Hammer in acknowledgement for the contributions Hammer has made to the floriculture industry throughout his career as a university professor at... more »

**updated — USDA Examines Issue with Petunia Genetics

In late April, Finnish Food Safety Authority Evira announced it had “decided to remove from sale seeds and the planting stock of the ornamental plant petunia characterized by the orange color of the flowers which... more »

Emerald Coast Growers Hires GM for Pennsylvania Site

Emerald Coast Growers recently announced that Jonathan Babikow has joined the family business as general manager/head grower for the Lancaster, Pennsylvania, location. Jonathan Babikow is a cousin to Emerald Coast Growers’ current owners and grew up in... more »

UPDATED — Benary+ Debuts at California Spring Trials

As 2017 California Spring Trials kicked off,  Ernst Benary of America announced plans to team up with the German breeding company Volmary to create a new company in North America called Benary+ to sell seed... more »

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