Production

Updating Your Greenhouse for Efficiency

With growers today facing ever-increasing challenges such as rising labor costs, labor shortages, increased energy costs and the constant pressure to provide a top-quality product in a timely fashion, it is more imperative than ever... more »

Technically Speaking: Several Consequences of Growing Too Cool

An increase in natural gas exports, geopolitical events and strong demand have led to a considerable increase in fuel prices in the last two years. Unfortunately, this has made it substantially more expensive to heat... more »

Forty Under 40 Perspectives: Maximizing Your Environmental Control

The time is always right to get the most out of your environmental control. In times of higher costs — labor, energy and more — you can sometimes find more savings by getting more from... more »

NuPlant Launches Automated Tissue Culture System

NuPlant announced the global launch of SmartClone, a highly-advanced plant tissue culture propagation system that promises to rapidly deliver significantly improved plants from breeding programs, for multiple species. SmartClone uses precision robotics to deliver clones... more »

NASA Will Grow Tomatoes in Space Aboard ISS

In a historic moment that could impact the future of food production, tomatoes will be grown in space for the first time thanks to two technologies from Profile Products. The Red Robin tomato trials, which... more »

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 »