Education

GLASE will present new CEA webinar on enhancements in plant growth

The GLASE webinar series on the latest innovations and practices in the CEA field will continue on March 16, with the webinar, "Lighting Modulation for Targeted Enhancement in Food Quality, Nutrition and Safety of Fresh... more »

Don’t miss the Fred C. Gloeckner Foundation deadline

April 1 is the deadline for submission of grant proposals for research and educational projects in floriculture and related fields of plant pathology, plant breeding, agricultural economics, agricultural engineering, entomology and plant physiology – related... more »

2 Scholarship Funds Join Forces for Easier Application Process

The Sidney B. Meadows Scholarship Endowment Fund and the Horticultural Research Institute (HRI), two scholarship granting foundations in the green industry, are collaborating to create a common application form for their respective scholarship programs. This... more »

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5 Universities Partner on USDA Grant on Culinary Herbs

Late last year, Michigan State University received a $3.4 million USDA Specialty Crop Research Initiative (SCRI) grant to evaluate the profitability and environmental sustainability of fresh-cut and potted culinary herbs produced in controlled environments (greenhouses... more »

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Tennessee Coalition Receives Nearly $5M Hemp Research Grant

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has granted up to $4,972,800 for a Tennessee State University (TSU)-led initiative aimed at expanding the production of industrial hemp as a climate-smart commodity. Project priorities include evaluating hemp's... more »

Michigan State Offers Greenhouse Courses and Certificate Program

Growers and technical staff in the greenhouse and controlled environment industry can earn a plant health professional certificate by taking greenhouse online courses administered through Michigan State University Extension and University of Florida. Over 4,000... more »

Big Grower Executive Webinar Available On-Demand

On Dec. 8, GPN hosted its fifth annual Big Grower Executive Webinar titled Outlook 2023: What's on the Horizon in the Coming Year for Consumers, Legislation, Labor and Your Plants. Bridget Behe, Ph.D., Michigan State... more »

SAF Holds One-Day Event to Help Valentine’s Day Sales

Industry professionals will have the opportunity to network and learn next month at The Society of American Florists 1-Day Profit Blast in San Marcos, Texas. The event on Jan. 14, 2023, sponsored by the Bill... more »