JRT Nurseries, a state-of-the-art propagation facility based in Canada, announced it has acquired Provitro Bioscience, located in Mt. Vernon, Wash. The purchase will position the company to better serve the horticultural market in the U.S. and Canada.
Management restructuring and growth expansion have prompted several companies in the horticulture industry to bring on more help and promote qualified employees to new positions over the few several months. Here are four that have occurred during the months of July 2015 through September 2015.
BallSeed.com is now mobile-optimized. A new update features responsive design, quick access to WebTrack, an enhanced product search and more. Mobile-Friendly content and clear navigation make information more accessible to customers on-the-move and in the greenhouse.
The Perennial Plant Association (PPA) awarded seven recipients with the 2015 PPA Special Awards for outstanding leadership in the perennial industry on July 28, 2015 at the Perennial Plant Symposium and Trade Show in Baltimore, Md. Among the recipients was Steve Castorani, owner of North Creek Nursery, who received PPA’s 2015 Grower award.