Greenhouse Product News

Seed Your Future program gives teachers resources to talk green jobs

 Seed Your Future is launching a program to train high school science teachers nationwide about the horticulture and floriculture industries and give them resources to talk about career opportunities in the classroom. The educator professional development... more »

Contegra completes Scotts Miracle-Gro facility in Ohio

Contegra Construction Co. has built a 1.3 million-square-foot facility that has enabled The Scotts Miracle-Gro Co. to enhance the efficiency of its supply chain operations in central Ohio.  Developed by Crawford Hoying, the facility is... more »

Organic grant program awards almost $10 million

The USDA-Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) awarded $9.75 million awarded to 10 grant projects through the Organic Market Development Grant (OMDG). The projects will support the development and expansion of new and existing organic markets to... more »

Harrell’s gets new cooperative contract

Employee-owned Harrell’s has a new competitively solicited public sector contract with the City of Rochester Hills, Michigan, providing public sector agencies access through OMNIA Partners. Harrell’s new cooperative purchasing contract is competitively solicited and publicly... more »

AFE scholarship fund available For floral design programs

The American Floral Endowment is accepting applications for the James and Helen Phillip Floral Design Scholarship Fund. The application deadline is March 1, 2024. Established to honor James and Helen Phillip by their daughter Lee Phillip Bell,... more »

Study asks growers about biologicals

Informa Markets’ Farm Progress and Valent BioSciences have signed on as sponsors of benchmarking research focused on the use of agricultural biologicals on specialty crops. The study, “Biologicals: Specialty Crop Growers’ Perceptions, Values, and Potential,”... more »

Zespri exec to join Driscoll’s as president of the Americas

Zespri CEO Dan Mathieson is leaving the produce marketer to become Driscoll’s president of the Americas. Mathieson has been at Zespri for 21 years, including seven as CEO, according to a statement from Zespri. He... more »

Check out AmericanHort’s newest certification

AmericanHort announces its Greenhouse Technician Certification — new for 2024. This is a groundbreaking initiative designed to empower your workforce and elevate the standards of greenhouse operations. What is it? The Greenhouse Technician Certification is... more »