Grower News

Griffin Expo’s keynote speaker is announced

Griffin Greenhouse Supplies recently announced the keynote speaker for this year’s Reno and New Jersey Expos. Charles (Charlie) Hall, professor & Ellison chair in international floriculture at Texas A&M University, will be the keynote speaker... more »

Dive deeper and gain an edge

Cultivate’24 offers a wealth of educational and business growth opportunities, but the workshops stand out for their unique ability to propel attendees beyond theory and into practical application. These in-depth, hands-on sessions are designed to... more »

Sun Gro Horticulture launches climate-conscious potting mix

Sun Gro Horticulture launched its newest product, a climate-conscious potting mix called Sunshine Black Bear Indoor & Outdoor Potting Mix. This gardening solution is formulated with carbon-rich biochar that contributes to carbon capture and environmental... more »

Philips collaborates on intelligent lighting in vertical farming

Signify enters a partnership between Philips Horticulture LED solutions and Hoogendoorn Growth Management. The new partnership brings the market leader in horticulture lighting technology and a worldwide innovator in greenhouse automation solutions together, to unlock the full... more »

2024 National Floriculture Forum Conference proceedings now available

Proceedings from the 2024 National Floriculture Forum are published on the American Floral Endowment’s website. The event took place on Feb. 22-24, 2024, in Biloxi, Mississippi,  and was attended by 39 floriculture faculty, industry members... more »

California Department of Pesticide Regulation holds public hearings

The California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) will hold three public hearings in July to discuss the proposed regulation for a statewide notification system for the application of restricted material pesticides. The hearings aim to... more »

New perennials product manager joins Dümmen Orange

Katie Miller recently joined Dümmen Orange North America as regional product manager for perennials. An experienced industry professional with more than two decades of horticulture experience, Miller has hit the ground running at Dümmen Orange. She... more »

Greenhouse upgrade at MSU

Upgrades to the greenhouse at Michigan State University began from necessity and continue based on need of modern facilities for research and production. In late December 2022, bitterly cold days hit the Michigan State University... more »