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.

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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.

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January 17, 2014

Summit Names Stengel As National Sales Manager

Bill Stengel has been named national sales manager of Summit Chemical Co., manufacturer of environmentally responsible products for landscapes and ponds.

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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.

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December 30, 2013

Talking Shop: 4 Greenhouse Planning Techniques

These techniques will help you plan your production season with less stress and fewer challenges.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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December 17, 2013

Take Ownership Of Your Online Presence

Your website speaks volumes about you - is it saying the right thing?

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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.

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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 […]

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