Stockholders of Northwest Farm Credit Services (NWFCS) and Farm Credit West overwhelmingly approved a merger of their associations. The new association, AgWest Farm Credit, will serve more than 22,000 customers throughout seven western states. The merger was effective January 1, 2023. The new association will be led by past Farm Credit West President and CEO […]
Bailey Nurseries’ Chief Executive Officer Terri McEnaney will step away from the day-to-day operations to focus on strategy and the future of Bailey, the company announced in a press release. “It has been the honor of my lifetime to serve in this role,” McEnaney said. “The legacy of humility, long-term strategic thinking, active industry participation, […]
Terra Nova Nurseries (Canby, Oregon) has released its annual Pantone Color of the Year Plant Pairings list to commemorate the recently announced PANTONE® 18-1750 Viva Magenta for 2023. “Viva Magenta is described as brave and fearless, a pulsating color with an exuberance that promotes a joyous and optimistic celebration that writes a new narrative,” says […]
Beginning with January 2023 royalty collections, Plants Nouveau will manage the administration, supply chain and marketing of the Chicagoland Grows Plant Introduction Program, according to a company press release. Plants Nouveau was founded in 2005 by Angela Treadwell-Palmer, who managed the Chicagoland Grows program from 2002 to late 2004, before relocating to the East Coast […]
The conference promises an opportunity to learn about the future of pesticides and biotechnology from OFS’ national partners, and dive into local issues and political updates as well.
Five organizations are collaborating on a boxwood health workshop for growers set for 8:30 a.m.–noon Thursday, October 20 at the North Willamette Research and Extension Center, 15210 N.E. Miley Road, Aurora, Oregon. Registration is now open and is limited to 40 people; those interested can sign up online. There is a $15 cost.
Harini Korlipara has been appointed as the new general manager of Terra Nova Nurseries Inc., a plant breeding and genetics firm based in Canby, Oregon. She has been with the company since 1999, serving most recently as the company’s lab manager and research director.
Nursery and greenhouse supplier OBC Northwest has announced three recent additions to its sales team. Michael Wisshack joined the company sales team in August of 2022 and will support OBC Northwest customers in Washington and Canada. He has more than 30 years of experience in horticulture, including jobs in production management, sales and nursery management. He […]
másLabor, based in Lovingston and Charlottesville, Virginia, has merged with AgWorks H2 LLC, based in Lake Park, Georgia, the two companies announced. másLabor is the nation’s leading provider of comprehensive services for employers participating in the H-2A and H-2B nonimmigrant visa programs, while AgWorks is one of the nation’s top H-2A and H-2B consulting firms.
Bailey Nurseries recently honored four brand licensee partners who work with Bailey Consumer Brands Endless Summer® Hydrangeas, First Editions® Shrubs & Trees, and Easy Elegance® Roses.