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.
The Horticultural Research Institute continues to grow the industryArticle provided by the Horticultural Research Institute Think back, if you will, to 1962: John Glenn became the first human to orbit the Earth. President John F. Kennedy was dealing with the Cuban Missile Crisis. Rachel Carson published her landmark book, Silent Spring. And in September 1962, […]
Jasmina Dolce has been hired for a newly created trade communications specialist for Bailey, according to a release from the company. She will write and share stories about the company, Endless Summer® Hydrangeas, First Editions® Shrubs & Trees, and Easy Elegance® Roses with consumer brand licensees, growers, garden centers and other trade audiences. With more […]
Bill Abetz has been appointed director of turn and ornamentals for Pursell Agri-Tech, according to a release from the company. He has 30 years of green industry experience, which includes 20 years in chemical and fertilizer sales and product development. He previously served as assistant golf course superintendent and nursery operations manager. Abetz will help […]
Brendan Driscoll has been appointed as general counsel of Fall Creek Farm & Nursery, according to a release from the company. He replaces Jim Baumgartner, who is retiring. Driscoll will serve on the company’s executive management team to lead the company’s internal legal team and the global network of outside counsel. In addition, he will […]