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Friday, May 26, 2017 Vol. 81 No. 1


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01 |Digital Edition
02 |GT in Brief
03 |SAF in the Lobby
04 |New Products
05 |New Products Submissions


06 |Classifieds
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08 |Article Archive
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11 |Inside Grower
12 |Nursery & Landscape Insider
13 |Perennial Pulse
14 |NewTerrain
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17 |Hard Goods Distributors
18 |Media Kit 2017


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GT in Brief
AIB Welcomes New Board Members and Officers | Jennifer Zurko
America in Bloom elected new board members and officers at its annual meeting in February.

Ball Sells Darwin Plants—But NOT Darwin Perennials | Chris Beytes
Ball Horticultural Company is NOT getting out of the perennial business. Far from it.

Delray Sells to Costa | Chris Beytes
Delray Plants owners Ed Koornneef and his brother-in-law Randy Gilde have sold the family business to Costa Farms.

Dramm’s Coldfogger Gets an Upgrade | Chris Beytes
If you like your Coldfogger, you’ll love the new Coldfogger AR, which features a more durable pump that is easier to use and allows for the use of corrosive chemicals.

Dümmen Orange Expands Rose Business | Chris Beytes
Dümmen Orange expands its rose business even further, as it becomes the agent for rose breeder Jan Spek Rozen in 10 countries, including Ethiopia, Kenya, Colombia, Poland, South Africa, Uganda and Zimbabwe.

EU Chemical Agency Says Roundup’s AI Not a Carcinogen | Chris Beytes
On March 15, the European Chemical’s Agency (ECHA) announced that it had found glyphosate, the active ingredient in the popular herbicide Roundup, not to be a carcinogen.

Fast Five with Ball CTO Matt Mouw | Chris Beytes
Meet Ball Horticultural Company’s newest executive, who fills a brand new position: Chief Technology Officer.

HRI Now Accepting Grant Proposals | Jennifer Zurko
The Horticultural Research Institute (HRI) is actively seeking research proposals for projects that will produce new knowledge and lead to applied advice for the green industry.

In Memoriam: Jim Corfield | Chris Beytes
James Lyle “Jim” Corfield died March 14 from an aggressive brain tumor. He was 72.

In Memoriam: Marc Laviana | Chris Beytes
Marc Laviana passed away at home on Saturday, March 11, 2017, surrounded by his loving family after battling cancer. He was just 62.

New Varieties: The Spice of Life | Chris Beytes
Held April 1-6 along the California coast, this year’s Spring Trials featured 16 locations (mainly greenhouses and a pair of wineries) from Oxnard in the south to Gilroy in the north.

On The Move | Jennifer Zurko
BALL SEED; DANZIGER “DAN” FLOWER FARM; DOSATRON INTERNATIONAL, INC.; HOFFMAN NURSERY; HORT AMERICAS; SYNGENTA; VILLAGE NURSERIES WHOLESALE, LLC

Save the Date: PPA Symposium | Jennifer Zurko
The 35th Annual Perennial Plant Symposium and Trade Show will be hosted in Denver, Colorado, on July 23-28, 2017.

Toscana Breeding Acquires Endisch Geranium Genetics | Chris Beytes
Toscana Breeding BV is a joint venture formed in 2012 between three companies.

USDA Drops Annual Floriculture Crops Summary | Chris Beytes
If you're wondering why you didn’t get your annual Christmas-time survey in the mail from USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), it’s because they’re not conducting said survey for the 2016 growing year.




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