Production

Horticultural Lighting Applications

Lighting from electric lamps is increasingly being used in the production of horticultural crops grown in controlled environments. However, sometimes there is confusion about the different lighting applications and what type of lighting is needed... more »

Quick Steps to Fertilizer Injector Maintenance

Fertilizer injectors need maintenance. When you perform regular maintenance, and cleaning, it pays off in higher quality plant material. So what keeps growers from regularly checking their fertilizer injector to see if it is accurate... more »

Traditional Versus Hydroponic Fertilizer Practices

Do you know the differences and similarities when it comes to fertilization practices for traditional growing media culture and hydroponic culture? Joining me today is Cari Peters, vice president of JR Peters, Inc. (Jack’s Fertilizers).... more »

New Water Soluble Fertilizers with Black Iron Now Available

Growers of petunias and other high iron-demanding plants now have two new water-soluble fertilizer solutions to encourage healthy, compact growth. ICL Specialty Fertilizers has introduced Peters Professional Petunia Special and Peters Professional Peat-Lite Flowering Crop Plant... more »

UF Researchers Release Date Conversion Mobile App for Growers

Researchers at the University of Florida have released a new mobile app to help growers convert back and forth from production week number to calendar date when scheduling crop management and sales events. The production... more »

Adapt8 Hires New Sales Manager

Adapt8, the manufacturer of the greenhouse covering Solexx, has named D.J. Domeyer, as the company's sales manager. Domeyer will lead the sales team and create and execute strategic sales programs.... more »

Lambert Celebrates 90th Anniversary

 Lambert Peat Moss Company is celebrating its 90th anniversary of premium peat moss production. Now with four generations in the business, Lambert still operates from the original location, along with a number of additional peat bogs.... more »

New Report on LED Horticultural Lighting Systems Available

The Lighting Research Center (LRC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has published a new report on the energy and economic performance of LED horticultural luminaires. The LRC evaluated factors such as power demand, life-cycle cost, luminaire intensity distribution... 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.

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