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New Violas from PanAmerican Seed

VENHUIZEN, The Netherlands: It’s a big year for PanAmerican Seed when it comes to Viola’s. Their Sorbet and Sorbet XP series take a step in the right direction with no fewer than 10 new introductions! With major gains in earliness and total number of flowers per plant, the...
Posted On 25 Feb 2017
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HRI Announces Spring Meadow – Proven Winners Endowment Fund Scholarship Recipients

WASHINGTON, DC and COLUMBUS, OH: Horticultural Research Institute (HRI), the research arm of AmericanHort, is pleased to announce the names of the three recipients of the 2017 Spring Meadow – Proven Winners Endowment Fund Scholarship. Each student received $3000 in...
Posted On 24 Feb 2017
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Nico de Jager (54), director of the Floral Agency, passed away

LEIDEN, The Netherlands: Due to a tragic accident, the co-owner of the marketing company the Floral Agency has passed away. Nico de Jager and Francine van Wijk, his wife and co-owner of the company, were on holiday in Belgium. Nico will be brought back to the Netherlands...
Posted On 24 Feb 2017
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Horti2Match: New Matchmaking Event

ANTALYA, Turkey: From 18-19 May 2017 a unique new matchmaking event hosted by the Turkish Ornamental Plants and Products Exporters Association will take place in Antalya. The Turkish Ornamental Plants and Products Exporters Association The Turkish Ornamental Plants and...
Posted On 23 Feb 2017
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Study tour gains insight and inspiration from Holland

DIDCOT, UK: It was an action packed few days for garden centres and suppliers attending the HTA Garden Retail Study Tour in Holland last week.  The tour began on Wednesday 8th February with a visit to the Elho factory where the group heard the latest trend information and...
Posted On 23 Feb 2017
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Farmers set to benefit from technology license agreement between Bayer and Yara

 OSLO, Norway: Bayer and Yara International ASA (Yara) have entered into a software collaboration and technology license agreement to provide farmers worldwide with digital farming tools that help increase farm productivity, profitability and sustainability. The purpose is...
Posted On 23 Feb 2017
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GROEN-Direkt’s Spring Fair: A Promising Start to the 2017 Gardening Season

RENKUM, The Netherlands: In addition to a wide range of garden plants, GROEN-Direkt presented its new selection of houseplants for the first time at its Spring Fair. On 7 and 8 February a large international public found its way to the biggest ‘green market’ in Europe. Among...
Posted On 23 Feb 2017
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Pot roses nursery Valstar and breeder Dümmen Orange join forces

’s-GRAVENZANDE / DE KWAKEL, The Netherlands: Plantenkwekerij Valstar plant nursery and breeder Dümmen Orange have signed an agreement concerning the production and marketing of the pot rose assortment in the Netherlands. For Valstar this offers opportunities for growth with...
Posted On 23 Feb 2017
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United Selections Open Days

JOYTECH: Ethiopia: United Selections will hold their Open days on Thursday 2nd of March and Friday 3rd of March 2017, at Joytech, Ethiopia, where they will showcase a new range of varieties. The show house is ready and you are warmly welcomed to come and learn more about the...
Posted On 23 Feb 2017
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Royal FloraHolland Seasonal Trade Fair to Focus on the Next Generation

NAALDWIJK,The Netherlands: You are cordially invited to attend the Seasonal Trade Fair in Naaldwijk, where you will find an extensive assortment of more than 300grower’s stands featuring green and flowering houseplants, garden plants, new products and an extensive...
Posted On 23 Feb 2017
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