Production

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 »

Berger new facility

Berger Opens New Peat Moss Mixing Plant

Berger has announced the operational efficiency and reliability of its ninth horticultural peat moss mixing plant, located in the Oakbank community of Springfield, Manitoba, Canada. The more than 48,000-square-foot plant, built to add more equipment... more »

Enrichment Systems Collaborates With Florep, Caliplant Agro

Enrichment Systems LLC has entered into a collaboration agreement with Florep and its partner Caliplant Agro Group S.L. to research the benefits of dissolved gasses on the health and productivity of professional vegetable and fruit... more »

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Technically Speaking: Futuristic Light(ing) in Horticulture

The science and engineering of crop production continues to advance with new or more effective technologies. This is especially true with the production of specialty crops inside greenhouses and indoor (vertical) farms. There have been... more »

University of Florida Nutrient Course

UF Readies Next Greenhouse Training Online Program

Train your staff to make better crop management decisions by learning in-depth aspects of plant nutrition management. Nutrient Management Level 2 (Advanced), which begins on Aug. 22, is the third course of the 2022 Greenhouse... more »

James Doukas

Forty Under 40 Perspectives: Teaching Is Our New Normal

Growers know that every production season is different from the last. Springs and seasons may be similar, but they are rarely the same — and never the same year-to-year. This presents our industry with a... 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.
FlogelKrystal
WorkentineJaclyn
PantojaPitaAlejandro
AllenTanner
ArmstrongJacki
LaraLaura
StokesHans
RuschJared
KnauerRyan