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“And the winner is …” | Chris Beytes
Your scribe and his co-host, German singer Alex Behrens, led the festivities at the 8th International Grower of the Year Award Ceremony, presented by the International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH).
Dr. Still to Retire | Paul Pilon
There’s more news from the PPA. Perennial Plant Association Founder and Executive Director Dr. Steven Still announced his retirement.
EuroAmerican Files Ch. 7, Closes Doors | Chris Beytes
EuroAmerican Propagators filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection in a Southern California court, meaning the San Diego County propagator and Proven Winners partner is out of business.
Fire Destroys Building at Spring Meadow Nursery | Jennifer Zurko
A massive fire destroyed the main office building at Spring Meadow Nursery in Grand Haven, Michigan, early in the morning on Sunday, January 15.
HRI Announces Funded Research Projects | Jennifer Zurko
The Horticultural Research Institute (HRI), the AmericanHort Foundation, has announced 2017 grant funding.
In Memoriam: Dallas Johnson | Chris Beytes
GrowerTalks was saddened to hear that we lost Dallas Johnson, namesake of Dallas Johnson Greenhouses of Council Bluffs, Iowa, on January 7, after an illness. He was 78.
On the Move | Jennifer Zurko
DANZIGER ‘DAN’ FLOWER FARM; DRAMM CORPORATION; PLEASANT VIEW GARDENS; SAKATA SEED AMERICA; VESTARON CORPORATION
Perennial of the Year | Paul Pilon
The Perennial Plant Association recently named Asclepias tuberosa as the 2017 Perennial of the Year.
Tax Reform: Will it Happen This Year? | Society of American Florists
Is there really a chance for comprehensive tax reform this year? Yes, it’s possible for the first time in a decade, but not necessarily probable.
What’s on Tap for Cultivate'17 | Jennifer Zurko
AmericanHort’s Cultivate’17, July 15-18 in Columbus, Ohio, is the horticulture industry’s renowned professional development event with the largest all-industry trade show, tours and workshops, and the most comprehensive professional, technical and staff development opportunities.
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