Grower News

Northeast Greenhouse Conference and Expo November 2023

Northeast Greenhouse Conference and Expo features educational sessions in Spanish

Northeast Greenhouse Conference and Expo will feature educational sessions offered in Spanish on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2023. La Conferencia y Exposición de Invernaderos del Nordeste / Northeast Greenhouse Conference and Expo contará con sesiones educativas ofrecidas en español el miércoles... more »

Indoor vertical farming equipment

SecondBloom Auctions to manage auction of AeroFarms assets from Newark Production Facility

SecondBloom Auctions, an auction management firm in the controlled agriculture space, has been selected to oversee the sale of key assets from AeroFarms' original vertical farming facility in Newark, New Jersey. Auction details The online... more »

House Ag Committee seeks input from growers

The U.S. House Agriculture Committee has created a bipartisan Agricultural Labor Working Group and is asking growers of specialty crops and other commodities to complete an online survey. The committee’s chairman, Glenn “GT” Thompson, and... more »

Tami Van Gaal assumes role of director of vendor Relations at Griffin Greenhouse Supplies

Griffin Greenhouse Supplies announced the selection of Tami Van Gaal as the new director of vendor relations. Gaal will spearhead the strategic positioning of vendors and products to further strengthen the organization's sales strategy. As... more »

Nufarm launches Edge Rewards Program

Nufarm Americas Inc. has announced the launch of its Nufarm Edge Rewards early order program, featuring its new Anuew EZ Plant Growth Regulator. “We are excited about the value we have created for our customers... more »

2023 Farwest Show

Farwest Show celebrate winners of Retailers’ Choice Awards

Garden retailers roamed the trade show floor as part of the Retailers’ Choice Awards Awards and chose 15 different products that caught their eyes as judges at the 2023 Farwest Show in Portland, Oregon. The... more »

USDA ARS scientists and research partners find faster, less expensive Lebbeck mealybug detection method

The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists and research partners have found a faster, safer, and less expensive way for growers to detect the invasive Lebbeck mealybug, according to a... more »

The Farwest Show to celebrate 50 years

The Farwest Show is about to celebrate its 50th anniversary. The show will open Wednesday, Aug. 23. Some will arrive early for the Farwest Tours on Tuesday, both of which are sold out. Throughout the... more »