January 26, 2016

Dümmen Orange Acquires Florexpo Europe

After acquiring the activities of Florexpo in Costa Rica in 2015, Dümmen Orange has also acquired Florexpo Europe, a company specializing in sales, marketing, and distribution of perennials, herbs, and grasses in Europe.

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January 26, 2016

Beekenkamp And Danziger Partner To Distribute Poinsettias In North America

Danziger is continuing to expand its portfolio of products to the U.S. market with the addition of poinsettia cuttings of Beekenkamp’s varieties.

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Katherine Wolper

January 24, 2016

Ludvig Svensson Hires Katherine Wolper As West Coast Sales Manager

Wolper says she looks forward to listening to growers and understanding the concerns, obstacles, and opportunities they face.

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Katy Furnas AG 3

January 23, 2016

AG 3 New Sales Manager Katy Furnas Sees Opportunities In New Niche Markets

Furnas, who comes back to liner producer AG 3 after previously working there from 2003 to 2008, says one of her goals is to help her team have great customer service.

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Ole Nissen

January 22, 2016

American Floral Endowment Past President Ole Nissen Dies At Age 84

Nissen founded Sunshine State Carnations in 1960, and was involved in several state and national industry organizations.

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January 16, 2016

North Carolina Greenhouse Owner Killed On January 6

Jesse Campbell, the owner of Campbell’s Greenhouses in Dilworth, NC, was known in the local community for hugging-longtime customers and resurrecting ailing orchids.

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January 13, 2016

Wenke Greenhouses Buys Zylstra Greenhouses

Two Kalamazoo, MI-based greenhouses have merged after Wenke Greenhouses closed on Zylstra Greenhouses at the end of November. The additional property and facilities will allow Wenke Greenhouses to expand its young plant business, among other areas.

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NatureFresh Farms Ohio

January 12, 2016

NatureFresh Farms Breaks Ground On The Next Phase Of Its Ohio Expansion

By the time the full expansion is complete later this year, the greenhouse vegetable producer will have 45 acres of new production in the Midwest.

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David Roberts Bailey Nuseries Feature Image

January 12, 2016

Bailey Nurseries’ David Roberts Says New, Novel Varieties Help Generate A Passion For Plants

Roberts was recently hired by Bailey Nurseries to be the General Manager and Breeder for Plant Introductions, Inc., which Bailey acquired last year.

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Steve Stansell, Engage Agro USA

January 7, 2016

Engage Agro USA’s New Country Manager Wants To Help Growers Use New Chemistries

Steve Stansell comes to Engage Agro with years of industry experience, and looks forward to helping growers build comprehensive pest control programs, while advocating for sound science.

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Cal-Poly fields

December 29, 2015

The 5 Most-Read News Stories On GreenhouseGrower.com In 2015

From neonicotinoid awareness to a grassroots efforts to preserve a critical resource, here are the headlines that grabbed your attention in 2015.

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Norm Belliveau

December 22, 2015

Summit Plastic Company President Norm Belliveau Announces Retirement

Belliveau is stepping down after 25 years with the company. Chuck Snyder will take over as vice president/general manager.

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