Grower News

Profile Products continues to grow with new hires

 Profile Products has promoted Michael Moore to regional sales manager for the Southeastern U.S. and added three new hires for the Profile Growing Solutions business: Nelson Gonzalez, Michael Hull and Gary Sainsbury.   Michael... more »

EHR adds to customer service team

Anne Calderon has joined the customer service team at Eason Horticultural Resources (EHR). Calderon began her career in horticulture in 1996, and throughout the past 28 years has worked in customer service for two industry... more »

New president for McHutchison and Vaughan’s Horticulture

Ken Turrentine has been named president of McHutchison, Inc. and Vaughan’s Horticulture, a position in which he will lead both companies. With 20 years of professional experience working in the horticultural industry, Turrentine is no stranger to McHutchison or... more »

Driscoll’s takes large stake in Costa Group to grow global berry business

As a critical strategic partner, Driscoll’s is part of an experienced North American based consortium led by Paine Schwartz Partners and including British Columbia Investment Management Corporation that has completed the purchase of Costa Group,... more »

Syngenta, Lavie Bio team up on bioinsecticides

Syngenta Crop Protection and ag-biologicals company Lavie Bio Ltd. are partnering on the discovery and development of biological insecticidal solutions. The collaboration will leverage Lavie Bio’s unique technology platform to rapidly identify and optimize bioinsecticide... more »

University of Florida names interim IFAS dean

John Davis will take over as interim dean for University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) Research and as the director of the Florida Agricultural Experiment Station. “John is the person UF/IFAS... more »

AmericanHort advocacy team 2024. Left to right: Matt Mika, Rachel Pick, and Craig Regelbrugge

AmericanHort expands D.C. advocacy team, capability

AmericanHort has continued to develop its advocacy capability in order to defend and enhance the business environment for its members. In an email, AmericanHort noted that industry "advocacy is more important than ever given the... more »

New SAF director of development is named

The Society of American Florists (SAF) is pleased to announce Maura Kenny as Director of Development. In her new role, Kenny will lead the organization's efforts to connect industry suppliers with the SAF audience through membership, sponsorships, exhibits, virtual... more »

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GPN recognizes 40 industry professionals under the age of 40 who are helping to determine the future of the horticulture industry. These individuals are today’s movers and shakers who are already setting the pace for tomorrow.
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