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Sakata Seed America Helps Raise Funds for American Heart Association

During October, as part of its Sakata Gives Corporate Giving Program, Sakata Seed America participated in two walks, including a special Sakata coordinated campus walk, to raise awareness and funds for the American Heart Association.... more »

Spring Meadow Nursery’s Deppe Receives Jackson Dawson Award

On Oct. 18, the Massachusetts Horticultural Society (MHS) presented Dale Deppe, owner of Spring Meadow Nursery, with the Jackson Dawson Memorial Award during the 118th Honorary Medals Dinner at Wellesley, Massachusetts. Deppe was recognized for exceptional skill... more »

AAS Presents Breeder’s Cup to Doug Holden

All-America Selections recently presented its Medallion of Honor to Doug Holden, recently retired Global Head of Breeding at Benary. The presentation took place during the awards banquet at the AAS/National Garden Bureau's Summer Summit in Louisiana.... more »

PanAmerican Seed Announces Release of Select 2020 Introductions

On Oct. 1, PanAmerican Seed released a select group of new 2020 introductions for sale. This provides growers a chance to purchase larger quantities and sell the latest seed genetics during the 2019 spring season... more »

Ball Seed Relocates Mum Production to Florida Facility

Ball Seed plans to move production of its Garden Mums (Ball Mums) for the 2019 season to a farm in Alva, Florida, owned by Syngenta Flowers. For the past 10 years, Ball Mums have been produced and... more »

Aris Helps Ohio Town Celebrate Mum Fest

Every fall for the past 28 years, Barberton, Ohio, has celebrated Mum Fest in the town's Lake Anna Park. Attendance over the years has grown to about 40,000 visitors. This year the park exploded with color as... more »

Dümmen Orange Open Houses to Take Place in the Netherlands in November

Beginning Nov. 6, Dümmen Orange will welcome visitors in the Netherlands to its Open House locations in De Kwakel and Kudelstaart. The breeding company will also participate in the IFTF in Vijfhuizen and at the... more »

Dümmen Orange Varieties Score at SAF Conference

Twelve different Dümmen Orange varieties were honored at the annual conference of the Society of American Florists (SAF) in Palm Springs, California, in September. Dümmen Orange, together with several grower partners, entered the Outstanding Varieties Competition... more »

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