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Tuesday, September 19, 2017 Vol. 81 No. 5


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GT in Brief
A Different View | Jennifer Zurko
We thought it would be nice to give the growers who read this side first a glimpse at an industry event they don’t usually frequent.

Costa Farms Sells Majority Interest to “Permanent Capital” Firm | Chris Beytes
Homestead, Florida-based Costa Farms has sold a majority share of the business to a company called Markel Ventures.

Dr. P. Allen Hammer Scholarship Recipient Announced | Jennifer Zurko
The first-ever recipient of the Dr. P. Allen Hammer Scholarship was announced as Michael Del Valle, Jr., an undergraduate student studying horticulture at the University of Georgia.

Dümmen Adds Orchids to Portfolio | Chris Beytes
The Thursday before Cultivate’17 started, Dümmen Orange announced yet another acquisition, this time of Taiwanese orchid breeder Sogo.

HRI Needs You! | Danny Takao
The greenhouse segment needs to pitch in, so we can create a larger corpus and earn more grant money for research that will address issues that affect all of our businesses.

In Memorium: Claudette Savaria | Jennifer Zurko
Claudette Savaria, a member of Communities in Bloom, passed away on July 9 after a battle with cancer.

New Features for WebTrack To Go Mobile App | Jennifer Zurko
Ball Seed announced new grower-friendly features and user improvements for its mobile business management and online ordering app WebTrack To Go.

Offshore-Grown Cutting Certification Pilot Set to Launch in October | Jennifer Zurko
AmericanHort and the Society of American Florists are collaborating with U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal & Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) to initiate an offshore certification program for unrooted plant cuttings.

On The Move | Jennifer Zurko
Agrolinks; Ball Seed; Dummen Orange; McHutchison, Vaughn's; Emerald Coast Growers; Griffin; JR Peters; Philips Lighting

PARsource Expands Customer Support with New Financing Programs | Jennifer Zurko
PARsource, a manufacturer and distributer of horticultural lighting fixtures, has announced that it will now offer custom financing programs to its customers.

RIP Stan Bachman | Chris Beytes
Stanley Bachman, patriarch of the famous Bachman family of Bachman’s Inc. Minneapolis, passed away July 15. He was 93.




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