Tuesday, October 06, 2015

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EPA tightens rules on the use of pesticides

Revisions to the 1992 Worker Protection Standard include annual mandatory training and a minimum age requirement for handling pesticides. More

America in Bloom announces winners in national awards program

The organization recognized more than 20 cities and towns. More

AmericanHort expresses concern to Department of Labor about proposed overtime rule

The proposal changes the criteria for the executive, administrative, professional, outside sales and computer employee exemptions from the overtime requirements under the Fair Labor Standards Act. These changes could lead to an increase in cost of goods. More

Hire your dream team

Five ways you can find the best people for the job this winter. More

Dümmen Orange and Sakata reach agreement

As part of the agreement, Dümmen can continue to sell and ship Sakata genetics through March 31, 2016. More

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Talstar S Select Insecticide

TALSTAR S SELECT INSECTICIDE controls insects on indoor and outdoor ornamentals on golf courses, greenhouses, and many other areas. More

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USDA announces funding for specialty crop production

The grants will support farmers growing nursery crops, fruit, veggies and tree nuts. More

Staff smarter

Four tips for better hiring and retaining the best people for the job. More

Under A Foot Plant Company adds drought-wise marketing campaign

A new Drought-Wise symbol is now located on the front of all drought-tolerant plant tags. More

On the clock

The Department of Labor plans to increase overtime thresholds in 2016. How not to run afoul of the proposed -- and potentially more expensive -- overtime rules. More

Tim Brotzman, Win Dunwell honored by IPPS

The awards were presented at the International Plant Propagators Society's Eastern Region's annual meeting. More

North Creek Nurseries' Claudia West co-authors book

The book, Planting in a Post-Wild World, shows how to create sustainable landscapes that balance beauty with environmental concerns. More

American Grown releases Field to Vase documentary promoting American flower farmers

The nearly 8-minute film features interviews with a flower farmer, chef, floral designer, and others who advocate for American-grown flowers. More

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The importance of being honest

We discuss the benefits, challenges and potential for improvement in plant trialing with Dr. Allan Armitage at the 2015 International Trials Conference. More