Friday, August 28, 2015

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International Trials Conference kicks off Farwest week

By Matt McClellan

The biennial event has focused on issues facing public and private trial gardens, like standards, security and funding. More

Ball to acquire Conard-Pyle

The sale is scheduled to close by the end of September 2015. More

Michael Geary resigns as AmericanHort president and CEO

David Savoia, the CFO and senior vice president for operations, will serve as interim president and CEO. More

DOL announces overtime changes

A new proposal could mean big changes to how you pay your people. More

Tour de force

By Matt McClellan

The 2015 Nursery Production Tour covered the entire supply chain. More

Product Spotlight

Miss Jilene

Nature Hills Nursery is offering a new cold-hardy hibiscus, Miss Jilene . The hibiscus (Rose of Sharon) is available for national distribution in... More

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Conference attendees explore Portland horticultural attractions

By Matt McClellan

On day two of the International Trials Conference, visitors got a glimpse of Oregon's ample green industry. More

Pesticide and clean water permit legislation advances

Bill specifies NPDES permits are not needed for pesticide applications. More

Ag Appropriations Bill gets committee approval

The committee approved the $148.3 billion FY2016 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill on a bipartisan 28-2 vote. More

Legislation will reshape California's residential, commercial landscapes

By LA Times

The California Water Commission adopted new rules that will significantly slash the amount of water that can be used by landscapes. More

10 most common workers' comp claims

Keep your employees safe from these hazards and keep your workers' comp claims to a minimum. More

OHP launches Triathlon BA biofungicide

The new product provides preventive control of many foliar and soil-borne diseases. More

New initiative aims to increase plant exports from Rwanda

The move is part of a wider effort to increase production and quality of the African nation's horticulture industry. More

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