The horticulture industry continues to take a hard look at automating in the greenhouse in response to a shrinking labor force, and one of the earliest success stories is integrating robotic cuttings transplanters.
Deppe, Owner of Spring Meadow Nursery and a 47-year veteran of the horticulture industry, was presented with the Jackson Dawson Memorial Award during the Massachusetts Horticultural Society Honorary Medals Dinner in October.
Check out this California Spring Trials 2018 Northern Region preview of new varieties from Spring Meadow Nursery, Syngenta Flowers, Danziger, Cohen Nurseries, Hishtil Nurseries, Jaldety Nurseries, and Nir Nurseries.
According to members of MarkWatch, plant patents are an important protection for plant breeders and also provide an incentive for them to invest the time and money to innovate and develop new plant varieties.
The blazes occurred at Dan Schantz Farm and Greenhouses in Zionsville, PA, and Spring Meadow Nursery in Grand Haven, MI. Both companies say no employees were injured, and they plan to pull together and stay on schedule for the remainder of the year.