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J. Berry Nursery Ends Hollywood Hibiscus Container Requirements

With ongoing supply-chain issues experienced by the horticulture industry, J. Berry Nursery announces the discontinuation of the company’s branded container requirements for its Hollywood Hibiscus tropical hibiscus brand. Effective immediately, J. Berry Nursery no longer... more »

Agdia Launches User-Friendly Molecular Test Kit for Tomato Virus

Agdia Inc. has announced the commercial launch of a rapid, user-friendly, RNA-based assay, on their AmplifyRP XRT platform, for the detection of Tomato mottle mosaic virus (ToMMV). Global tomato and pepper production has been significantly disrupted in recent years... more »

Express Seed Co. Gets Exclusive Poinsettia License From Syngenta Flowers

Express Seed Co. has obtained an exclusive license to Syngenta Flowers’ poinsettia portfolio. The two companies are working closely together to ensure reliable supply and a smooth transfer of all activities. Scott Valentine, Express Seed... more »

Windset Farms Adds HarvestHold Fresh for Postharvest Quality

Windset Farms and Verdant Technologies announce a partnership for the use of Verdant’s postharvest shelf-life extension solution, HarvestHold Fresh. The companies will partner on a retail pilot for tomatoes-on-the-vine supplied from Mexico into select retailers... more »

Revol Greens Doubles Romaine Production Capabilities

Revol Greens, a greenhouse lettuce grower in North America, will double its romaine lettuce production throughout the remainder of 2022 and into 2023. The increase in production is supported by Revol Greens' indoor growing facilities... more »

Westerlay

Driving Sustainability at Westerlay Orchids

Westerlay Orchids has made quite the mark in Carpinteria, California. What started as a rose operation when Joop Overgaag immigrated from the Netherlands in the late 1970s has now become an orchid powerhouse, growing more... more »

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Technically Speaking: Pros and Cons of Cool Nights

Temperature is the most manipulated environmental parameter inside greenhouses and indoor farms. Temperature controls the rate of plant development and thus determines crop production time. It also regulates crop quality attributes including stem elongation and,... more »

UF Research Demonstrates Tomato Results with HarvestHold

A recent study by the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Science (UF-IFAS) found the shelf-life of grape tomatoes can be dramatically improved using a postharvest solution by Verdant Technologies. The research team,... 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