The Oregon Association of Nurseries is saddened to report the passing of Evelyn Schmidt, the cofounder of J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co., a wholesale tree nursery based in Boring, Oregon. She died July 6, 2017 at the age of 96.
ODA flags two pesticides made by PBI/Gordon Corp.
ODA makes progress on Japanese beetle eradication project
The challenges of today will help tomorrow’s green industry businesses of all sizes.
The horticulture industry must accentuate the positive if it is to cultivate a new crop of plant professionals.
Researchers look to control weeds in greenhouse propagation systems with steam and hot water
President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed an executive order directing that a wall be constructed along the U.S.-Mexican border — one of several planned steps to crack down on immigration and refugee settlement. Although Congress has authorized no funding for the wall, Trump’s executive order calls for already appropriated federal funds to be used for […]
Do you know students pursuing careers as nursery or landscape professionals? The Oregon Nurseries Foundation (ONF) awards scholarships to students preparing for a career in ornamental horticulture and related fields. In all, 19 different awards — ranging from $500 to $1,500 — are sponsored by individuals and Oregon Association of Nurseries (OAN) chapters as a […]
Amazon.com building nature ‘Spheres’ in downtown Seattle
Longtime radio show host (and Digger columnist) Mike Darcy is looking for a new station for his In the Garden radio show. Its longtime home, Portland-based KXL 101 FM, has discontinued the weekly Saturday morning broadcast after 35 years on the air. The final show will air December 31, 2016. Station officials told Darcy they […]