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ChemChina Extends Date to Close on Syngenta Deal

ChemChina has extended its offer to buy Syngenta until April 28. Previously, the deal was expected to close in early March. The company said in a statement, "As previously stated, extensions to the tender offers... more »

Terra Nova Nurseries Marks 25th Anniversary

Terra Nova Nurseries is celebrating the 25th anniversary of its founding. This year marks a quarter century of business since the company’s Ken Brown and Dan Heims formed a professional alliance. Along with co-founders Jody Brown... more »

Syngenta Flowers Launches Two New Flower Series

Syngenta Flowers is introducing two “sunsational" new varieties to home gardens this growing season — Sunfinity Sunflower and Obsession Cascade Verbena. It took nearly 10 years to develop Sunfinity, Syngenta’s branded sunflower that offers nonstop blooming,... more »

Govert Beekenkamp Passes Away

Govert Beekenkamp, founder of Plantenkwekerij Beekenkamp (Beekenkamp Plant Nursery) and the Beekenkamp Group in Maasdijk, the Netherlands, passed away on February 8, 2017 at the age of 88. Born in 1928, Govert Beekenkamp started his... more »

Emerald Coast Growers Adds Seed House

Emerald Coast Growers has added a seed house to increase production efficiency at its Florida operations. "The new facility gives us the efficiency of having everything together," said Josiah Raymer, general manager. "This increases our... more »

Proven Winners’ Certified Training Program Continues to Grow

Proven Winners' Certified Training Program continues to grow and now there is new bonus material available for participants in 2017. Understanding the challenges of training new and seasonal staff at independent garden centers, Proven Winners... more »

Harris Seeds Redesigns Company Logo, Website

Harris Seeds, a western New York-based supplier of flower seeds, vegetable seeds, plants and other agricultural supplies, has redesigned its company logo and launched a new website designed to provide greenhouse growers, farmers and home... more »

Pleasant View Gardens Adds Sales Manager

Pleasant View Gardens has hired Jaime LeFlem as sales manager, Finished/Retail-Ready. LeFlem’s comprehensive sales background provides him with the experience needed to play a key role in the development and execution of sales plans, driving... more »

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