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IPM ESSEN 2017 to host the best country pavilions ever

ESSEN, Germany: The IPM show is truly international, hosting not just exhibitors from Europe, but also from North and South America, Asia and Australia. With the world’s largest horticultural trade exhibition only one month away, FCI looks at some of the best country...
Posted On 15 Dec 2016
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Monsanto Shareowners Approve Merger with Bayer

ST LOUIS, USA:  Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announced that at a special meeting of shareowners held today, shareowners of the company approved the merger of Monsanto with a wholly owned subsidiary of Bayer Aktiengesellschaft. Under the terms of the merger agreement,...
Posted On 14 Dec 2016
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Royal FloraHolland sells part of their Rijnsburg-based premises

AALSMEER, The Netherlands: Royal FloraHolland today announced it will sell a part of the auction premises in Rijnsburg to the L&M Groep B.V. and Dingeman Hoek Groep B.V. trading companies. Both businesses wish to develop new buildings on the land in order to facilitate...
Posted On 14 Dec 2016
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Industry Call for Second Chelsea Exhibit – “40 Sunbury Road”

LONDON, UK: Following on from the success of this year’s inaugural horticultural industry exhibit, “The Sunflower Square” at RHS Chelsea Flower Show, the HTA are delighted to announce plans for a second exhibit – “40 Sunbury Road”. The industry showcase garden will once...
Posted On 13 Dec 2016
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CC starts market consultation on how to implement the new shelf

HOOFDDORP, The Netherlands: As of today, Container Centralen starts its market consultation on how to best implement its new shelf CC Solid. For this the website www.newshelves.eu is now live. Visitors can find here all relevant information on CC Solid, the problems this new...
Posted On 13 Dec 2016
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Exclusive Design for Nursery Management

BOSKOOP, The Netherlands: A new and exclusive digging machine from Gerven has been specially designed for Boskoop based Rijnbeek & Son. Delivery was taken earlier this month for immediate work on bareroot lifting. Arno Rijnbeek takes up the story. “We have a digging...
Posted On 12 Dec 2016
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Nursery stock finalists from Belgium, China, The Netherlands and UK to battle it out at awards ceremony

ESSEN, Germany: Finished plants and trees growers from Belgium, China, The Netherlands and UK are contenders for the International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) International Grower of the Year Award (IGOTY) 2017. In total nine ornamental growers have been...
Posted On 12 Dec 2016
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House Fails to Address Critical H-2B Provision

COLUMBUS, USA: AmericanHort is deeply disappointed at the House of Representatives’ failure to renew the H-2B Returning Worker Exemption, a policy that was enacted on a bipartisan basis one year ago, and would help to ensure that small and seasonal businesses in the...
Posted On 11 Dec 2016
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The Industry’s Biggest Problem Tackled in New People Academy Live Courses

The Industry’s Biggest Problem Tackled in New People Academy Live Courses HERNDON, USA:  The National Association of Landscape Professionals has partnered with the Harvest Group to bring a new educational experience – The People Academy Live – to Orlando and...
Posted On 10 Dec 2016
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Will Iran Bloom Into its Full Potential?

TEHRAN, Iran: Despite local soil fertility, cheap oil and gas, the vicinity of large consumer markets in the Middle East, the end of economic sanctions and a society anchored within a broad floral tradition, Iran only exports about 2% of its floral production. Until now… It...
Posted On 08 Dec 2016
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