Business & Management

Syngenta Group's Global Seeds headquarters in Downers Grove, Illinois.

Syngenta Group Leadership Shuffle Takes Effect

The Syngenta Groups’ Head of Vegetable Seeds and Flowers, Matthew Johnston, will report directly to CEO Erik Fyrwald as of July 1 as a part of a leadership shuffle the company rolled out in mid-June.... more »

Tomato Grower Credits New Grow Lights For Better Yields

Norway’s Nedre Hanasand nursery has increased their quality tomato yield by 30% year-round and improved the farm’s environmental profile thanks to Philips GreenPower LED toplighting. Though Hanasand has upped their light usage by 50%, it still... more »

The Metrolina Greenhouses team on stage at the IGOTY awards.

Metrolina Greenhouses Is 2022’s International Grower of the Year

Metrolina Greenhouses was named 2022 International Grower of the Year June 14 by a panel of horticulture industry judges at an awards ceremony in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The Huntersville, North Carolina-based wholesale greenhouse operation won... more »

Good Harvest Farm on April 19, 2011 in Strasburg, Pennsylvania. Photo: Lance Cheung/USDA

US Floriculture Numbers Were Up in 2021: USDA Report

The numbers of floriculture producers and total sales were up in 2021, according to data released May 25 by the USDA. The U.S. had 9,558 floriculture producers in 2021, according to the department’s National Agricultural... more »

North American Plant Protection Organization Takes Comments on Strategic Plan

On May 12, the North American Plant Protection Organization (NAPPO) posted the draft NAPPO Strategic Plan for review and comment. USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is... more »

Local Bounti to Present on Its CEA Business

Local Bounti Corporation, a controlled environment agriculture company that combines aspects of greenhouse growing and vertical farming, will participate in the BMO Global Farm to Market Conference May 18-19. Local Bounti... more »

Dümmen Orange Appoints Freek Tromp to Lead Tropicals

Dümmen Orange recently appointed Freek Tromp as head of its business unit Tropicals. In his new position, Tromp will succeed Wander Tuinier, who has elected to step... more »

Snapdragon 'Potomac Dark Pink'

New Greenhouse-Grown Cut Crops Expand Options for Growers 

Every year, a few new cut flower crops appear on the market. Usually new introductions are an improvement on an existing variety, or a line extension of new colors added to an existing series that... more »

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GPN recognizes 40 industry professionals under the age of 40 who are helping to determine the future of the horticulture industry. These individuals are today’s movers and shakers who are already setting the pace for tomorrow.
Erica Hernandez
Emma Lookabaugh
Melissa Maguire
Cole Mangum
Oz Marshall
Meagan Nace
Tiffany Nohl
Chris Plane
Mike Prol

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