Greenhouse Grower @ Cultivate

Two of the most anticipated events at Cultivate each year are the annual Greenhouse Grower Evening Of Excellence awards reception, which celebrates greenhouse operations and plant breeders that strive for excellence, and Greenhouse Grower’s Top 100 Growers Breakfast, an event in which the nation’s largest growers gather to discuss topics that impact the industry as well as their own businesses.

The 2017 Greenhouse Grower Evening Of Excellence and Greenhouse Grower Top 100 Growers Breakfast will both take place on Monday, July 17, at Cultivate’17 in Columbus, OH. This page includes information about what to expect at this year’s events, and how to register for them. During the event, the page will be updated with live coverage of these events and other activities taking place at the show.

June 7, 2016

Meet Ken Fisher, AmericanHort’s New President And CEO

The AmericanHort Board of Directors has named Ken Fisher as the organization’s next President and Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Fisher has 20 years of experience leading public and privately-held companies, including iconic consumer brands with The Coleman Company and Elmer’s Products Inc. Fisher’s diverse business experience will further the vision and strategy of AmericanHort, while bringing proven organizational management to achieve the desired results, the AmericanHort Board says. “We know the industry values our advocacy work and educational programs, especially Cultivate. Ken’s expertise will assist us in enhancing existing offerings, while adding new value that will broaden our membership,” says Dale Deppe, AmericanHort Board Chairman. “The pace of change in our industry is rapid, and he has experience successfully leading organizations through both business and regulatory cycles. Ken’s business growth track record is exactly what AmericanHort needs as we enter our next chapter, which I am confident will be […]

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2016 Top 100 Growers Breakfast Feature Image

May 9, 2016

Top 100 Growers: Make Plans To Attend Greenhouse Grower’s Top 100 Breakfast At Cultivate’16

This invitation-only event is aimed at the nation’s largest greenhouse operations. The focus of this year’s breakfast presentations is new technology.

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May 9, 2016

Greenhouse Grower’s 2016 Evening Of Excellence Will Recognize Achievements In Breeding, Growing, And Marketing

Registration is now open for the 2016 Greenhouse Grower Evening Of Excellence, which takes place Monday, July 11, during Cultivate’16.

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Cultivate‘15

March 9, 2016

Registration Now Open For Cultivate’16

This year’s four-day event will feature more than 130 educational sessions and more than 600 exhibitors.

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CEO Karl Stensson, Sheridan-Nurseries

December 15, 2015

Sheridan Nurseries Named Greenhouse Grower’s Operation Of The Year

Sheridan Nurseries was named Operation of the Year at Greenhouse Grower’s Evening of Excellence, held July 13, at Cultivate’15 in Columbus, Ohio. The company was also awarded for Excellence In Perennials Prouction, based on its reputation for plant quality and the activities the nursery has led and been a part of, both within its company and in the industry at large. Sheridan Nurseries is Canada’s largest grower of hardy nursery plants and has been in business for more than a century, having opened in 1913. The operation has two production facilities with a combined 900 acres, plus eight retail garden centers. Its Norval, Ontario, facility includes 83 acres and 340,000 square feet of heated production space. There, Sheridan grows annuals, perennials and vines and propagates its own nursery stock liners. Woody plants, including trees, shrubs, evergreens and broadleaf evergreens, are produced at its Glen Williams, Ontario, container and field nursery, which […]

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Head Grower Of The Year winner Tom Wheeler (middle) from Bell Nursery with Editor Laura Drotleff and Joe Lara of BASF, the sponsor of the Grower of the Year program

December 10, 2015

Greenhouse Grower’s 2015 Evening Of Excellence Honors Medal Of Excellence And Grower Of The Year Winners

The Medal of Excellence and Grower of the Year winners honored at Greenhouse Grower’s Evening of Excellence held at Cultivate’15, are the very definition of excellence and hold the standard high for our industry in growing, breeding and marketing.

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Arthij van der Veer Feature image

December 7, 2015

Sustainability Is Key To Your Operation’s Future

During Greenhouse Grower's 2015 Top 100 Growers Breakfast at Cultivate'15, Arthij ven der Veer of MPS (More Profitable Sustainability) discussed crop protection trends in Europe, Latin America, and around the world, and what to expect on the horizon.

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Craig Regelbrugge Feature Image

November 23, 2015

Pollinator Initiatives Offer Opportunities For Growers, Retailers, Regelbrugge Says

During Greenhouse Grower's 2015 Top 100 Growers Breakfast at Cultivate'15, Craig Regelbrugge, AmericanHort senior vice president for industry advocacy and research, discussed where things stand on the regulatory front with neonicotinoids, and the new Grow Wise, Bee Smart initiative.

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Suzanne Wainwright-Evans

November 16, 2015

Real-World Biocontrols Trends From The Buglady

During ,em>Greenhouse Grower's Top 100 Breakfast at Cultivate'15, Suzanne Wainwright-Evans of Buglady Consulting discussed trends in biocontrols, including what she has seen from breeders, growers and even public gardens.

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Travis Higginbotham Feature image

November 10, 2015

3 Ways Battlefield Farms Has Become More Sustainable

Travis Higginbotham, research and development manager at Battlefield Farms in Rapidan, Va., discusses how the operation has adapted to crop protection challenges and programs it has implemented.

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Greenhouse Grower’s 2015 Head Grower Of The Year Tom Wheeler - Feature image

September 1, 2015

Greenhouse Grower’s 2015 Head Grower Of The Year Tom Wheeler Of Bell Nursery USA Leads By Example

Greenhouse Grower’s 2015 Head Grower Of The Year Tom Wheeler is laying a strong groundwork for the industry by mentoring future growers and instilling a sense of pride in growing quality crops.

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July 22, 2015

Cultivate’15 Greenhouse Learning Tour Showcases Growers Who Have Changed The Game

Growers took advantage of the Greenhouse Learning tour held Saturday, July 11 at Cultivate'15 to see the strategies and technology two successful growing operations are using to tackle production challenges and come out ahead of the game.

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