Production

Soil Microbial Inoculants: Biology and Commercial Use

Microbial inoculants are used for a variety of reasons; they can be applied to promote plant health, improve vegetative growth, increase nutrient and water uptake, and elevate stress tolerance or treat specific diseases. With their... more »

The Buzz of Secondary Metabolites

The diversity of crops grown in greenhouses and indoor vertical farms continues to expand. One broad segment that is increasing dramatically is the production of consumable crops. This includes a broad range of vegetables, fruits,... more »

OSHA Working on New Rule to Protect Workers from Hazardous Heat

Record-breaking heat in the U.S. in 2021 endangered millions of workers exposed to heat illness and injury in both indoor and outdoor work environments. Workers in outdoor and indoor work settings without adequate climate-controlled environments... more »

Griffin Adds Philips Horticulture LED Lighting to Product Line

Horticulture broker Griffin recently announced it has entered into a dealer agreement with Signify. Griffin will offer Signify’s portfolio of Philips horticulture LED lighting products to licensed cannabis growers. “Griffin is a full solution supplier... more »

Duets: A Ph.D. Program Seeded in High School and Shaped to Serve Horticulture

Joining me today is Kaylee South. In August of 2020 Kaylee completed her graduate studies at Ohio State University under the guidance of Michelle Jones. She is continuing her research with Jones as a postdoc... more »

Erik Runkle Technically Speaking

Strategies to Shorten Crop Production Time

In the production of floriculture crops, a common goal is to produce high-quality and uniform crops in a short period of time. There are a number of factors that influence crop timing of flowering plants,... more »

DOE to Present Webinar on Cogeneration for Controlled Environments

On Oct. 12, 2021, the Department of Energy's Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Technical Assistance Partnerships will host a special webinar on Combined Heat and Power in Controlled Environment Agriculture. The webinar will take place... more »

Precision Control of Supplemental Lighting

Supplemental lighting is important in facilitating winter-time greenhouse crop production in many areas of the United States. LED fixtures are becoming increasingly popular due to their higher efficacy and longer lifespan, as compared to HPS... 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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