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Stokes Seeds and PlantTape partnership

Stokes Seeds and PlantTape enter partnership

Stokes Seeds and PlantTape have partnered to supply growers with seed to best leverage the advantages of the PlantTape technology planting system. Seed will be warehoused at the PlantTape facility in Livingston, Tennessee to enable... more »

University of Florida opens registration for online greenhouse training course

The University of Florida opens registration for Costing & Profitability, an online greenhouse training course, which starts Aug. 14. The courses are designed to develop skills to accurately estimate production cost and profit for greenhouse... more »

House committee hopes for answers on DOL H-2A delays

U.S. House and Senate Republicans are questioning the Department of Labor about what they say are “substantial delays” in processing agricultural employers’ requests for workers through the H-2A temporary visa program. In a May 25... more »

USDA seeks input for Census of Agriculture questionnaire

The USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will end data collection for the 2022 Census of Agriculture on May 31. Producers who have not yet returned their completed questionnaires have just one week left to... more »

ForemostCo Sales Additions

ForemostCo adds to sales team

ForemostCo Inc. has made two additions to its sales team, appointing Kevin Dewansingh as territory manager for the Southeast and promoting Christina Simon to help manage the Central & West Coast of Florida territory. Dewansingh... more »

Brookdale Treeland Nurseries Named 2023 International Grower of the Year

The International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) has awarded the title of International Grower of the Year 2023 to Brookdale Treeland Nurseries Ltd (BTN), a Canadian ornamentals grower. The Gold Rose award was presented to... more »

Tackling Automation and Consumer Trends

With the ever-changing market, growers must keep up with the best economical practices, learn how to combat supply chain shortages and more. During the 2022 Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable and Farm Market EXPO and the... more »


Driving Sustainability at Westerlay Orchids

Westerlay Orchids has made quite the mark in Carpinteria, California. What started as a rose operation when Joop Overgaag immigrated from the Netherlands in the late 1970s has now become an orchid powerhouse, growing more... more »

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