January 30, 2014
Valent And Nufarm Join Forces In The U.S. Turf, Ornamental And Aquatics Market
Valent U.S.A. Corporation and Nufarm Americas Inc. announced on Jan. 29 that Valent has agreed to appoint Nufarm as the exclusive distributor of its branded products for professional turf, ornamental and aquatic uses in the United States, effective Feb. 16, 2014.
January 22, 2014
Freedom Tree Farms Joins HGTV HOME Plant Collection Growers For 2014
The HGTV HOME Plant Collection has chosen Freedom Tree Farms as a new growing partner for 2014. Freedom Tree Farms, located in Pelham, Tenn., will grow shrubs, annuals and select perennials designed for the south for the Expressions Annuals, Essential Perennials and the Smart & Stylish Shrubs Collections.
January 17, 2014
Dosatron Names Lundgren As Regional Sales Manager
Dosatron International, Inc. has named Christopher Lundgren as regional sales manager of horticulture. Lundgren brings more than 10 years of horticulture experience to water-powered, proportional chemical injectors provider Dosatron.
December 23, 2013
Blair Busenbark Hired To Lead Adaptive Plastics
Adaptive Plastics, Inc. recently welcomed Blair Busenbark in a newly created position as Chief Operations Officer. In his new role, Blair will lead company-wide efforts to develop and implement strategies to grow future B2B and consumer sales of the company.
December 18, 2013
Monsanto And Novozymes Announce Alliance to Provide Sustainable Bioagricultural Solutions
Monsanto is now in the microbials business with the new long-term strategic alliance it announced with Novozymes. The two companies will partner to transform research and commercialization of sustainable microbial products that will provide a new platform of solutions for growers around the world.
December 17, 2013
9 Steps For Developing A Website That Represents Your Business
Whether you have a current site that needs an overhaul or are starting from scratch, these steps will make sure your online presence is saying the right things about you.
December 17, 2013
Water Quality Trading Helps Businesses Meet EPA Clean Water Requirements
The U. S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have announced an expanded partnership to support water quality trading and other market-based approaches that provide benefits to the environment and the economy.
December 2, 2013
The Continuing Evolution Of Retail
Technology will rapidly transform how retailers engage with their customers, reverberating through everything from the daily process of running a business to plant tags, containers, videos and apps. Retailers will find it less difficult to get out of the office and back into the business of working with plants and people. Improved Point-Of-Sale (POS) Mobile POS systems will soon replace the traditional checkout as smartphones and tablets make it possible for retailers to perform on-the-spot transactions anywhere they have an internet connection. Retailers will find it simpler to keep track of customers’ buying preferences and manage inventory in real time. It will be harder for thieves to access unauthorized funds in the future, thanks to a new security chip placed in credit cards that requires a pin number before completing any transaction. The introduction of mobile wallet technology will also help accelerate customer engagement using interactive coupons, geofencing enhancements and […]
November 19, 2013
Monrovia’s Move To Online Sales Brings Response From Some Retailers
The feedback on the Monrovia news was mixed, with some supporting Monrovia's new plans and some questioning how it will affect the industry.