Production

Gibraltar Unifies Nexus, RBI and Processing Companies Under Prospiant Brand

On May 4, Gibraltar Industries announced that Nexus Greenhouse Systems, Rough Brothers, Inc. (RBI), Tetra, Apeks Supercritical, Delta Separations and ThermoEnergy Solutions, all part of its greenhouse and custom growing and processing group, have been... more »

Light Fixtures and Their Photon Fluxes

Until recently, there were only three major types of lighting fixtures used for the production of plants in controlled environments: incandescent bulbs for photoperiodic lighting, high-pressure sodium fixtures for supplemental lighting in greenhouses, and fluorescent... more »

HydraFiber, AgriNomix Celebrate 100th Machine Installation at N.G. Heimos

HydraFiber, in partnership with AgriNomix, recently celebrated the 100th installation of HydraFiber Processing Equipment. The companies' installations span across North America and abroad, serving growers of all sizes with a renewable, readily available raw material... more »

“Hidden” Benefits of Supplemental Lighting

Greenhouse growers in temperate climates do not take light for granted. Sunlight is among the most limiting factors in the production of greenhouse crops grown from late fall to early spring, when the days are... more »

Dramm Hires Service and Support Manager

The Dramm Corporation recently added Josue Preza to the DRAMMwater Team as a support and service manager. The DRAMMwater Team is focused on helping customers with the installation, commissioning,... more »

Managing Light & Disease

Greenhouse production allows growers the freedom to grow year-round. Though these structures are controlled and mostly protected from outdoor environments, seasonal trends still exert some influence on crop growth. During winter months, conditions such as... more »

Maximizing Photosynthesis, Minimizing Respiration

Plants use the energy from light to convert carbon dioxide (CO2) and water into sugars and oxygen, which is the process everyone knows as photosynthesis. The sugars can be stored by the plant, transported to... more »

Irrigation and plant health

Water You Missing?

Forty, even 30, years ago, we watered our plants, dropped in a little fertilizer, and hoped for the best. Perhaps it wasn’t quite that simple, but our main focus with irrigation was primarily making sure... 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.
Kait Barry
Susan Judd
Alex Kantor
Liz Hughes
Andrew Konicki
Kit Leider Pierri
Lauren Kirchner
Michelle Opela
Judson LeCompte

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