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.
Our September issue of Digger Magazine recaps the just-concluded 2022 Farwest Show, while also discussing the hottest new hydrangeas, the importance of retaining workers, ways you can slash waste and boost profits, and the new integrated pest management (IPM) plan coming out of USDA Agricultural Research Service and Oregon State University.
The 2022 Farwest Show, held August 24–26 in Portland, Oregon, helped nursery professionals connect with each other, whether as exhibitors or attendees. “This year’s Farwest Show was upbeat,” said Allan Niemi, events director for the Oregon Association of Nurseries, which produces the show. “People told us they had positive conversations on the floor, met new people, learned at the seminars and had a good time.”
As part of the Retailers’ Choice Awards™, a jury of volunteer garden retailers roamed the floor and highlighted 12 different products that particularly piqued their interest at the 2022 Farwest Show in Portland, Oregon. The awards as chosen by the judges were presented Thursday afternoon (August 25) at the show, in a presentation emceed by […]
Nightfall Snowbell from J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co. swept both the People’s Choice and the judges’ honors in the New Varieties Showcase at the 2022 Farwest Show.
Farwest Show exhibitors are known for pushing limits to promote the green industry, and for the 2022 edition of the show, that certainly didn’t change. Judges walked the floor to find the best of the best, recognizing several winners with the Ted Van Veen Best in Show booth awards. The show runs through Friday, August 26, at the Oregon Convention Center in downtown Portland, Oregon. “The exhibitors at Farwest this […]
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.