Production

Root health

Roots, Shoots & Environmentals

As an experienced greenhouse grower in New Jersey once told me, “Optimizing your greenhouse potential is all about understanding your root zone to your shoot zone and the environmental impacts that affect both of them.... more »

Vertical farming

Challenges of Growing Vertically in Greenhouses

The vast majority of greenhouse crops are grown on a horizontal plane, either on benches or floors. There are exceptions, though, for both ornamentals and high wire vegetable crops. For example, growers of ornamentals commonly... more »

AmericanHort Offering On-Demand Education Pass for Cultivate’21

AmericanHort is offering a new On-Demand Education Pass for Cultivate’21. As the industry prepares to convene on July 10-13, in Columbus, Ohio, AmericanHort is offering access to select educational sessions via this online program to... more »

UF Video Offers Tips on Extra Phosphorus for Flowering

Paul Fisher from the University of Florida IFAS Extension has created a new YouTube video on "Five Tips on Extra Phosphorus for Flowering (and Other Myths)." You can access the video at https://youtu.be/KqEqBeZOjPQ. In the... more »

Researchers Debut New Indoor Farming Online Resource

A free, online resource is now available that growers can use to help make their indoor farming businesses more productive and profitable. It’s a website featuring research results from six horticulture, engineering and agricultural economics... more »

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 »

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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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