Production

Managing the Daily Light Integral for Leafy Greens

The increasing popularity of specialty leafy greens such arugula (Eruca sativa), kale (Brassica oleracea), pac choi (Brassica rapa var. chinensis) and Swiss chard (Beta vulgaris) is causing more growers to produce them. However, as less-than... more »

Greenhouse Energy Efficiency Tips

Fortunately, the cost of natural gas and other fuels used to heat greenhouses has remained fairly steady, or slightly decreased during the past five years. However, energy bills for heating and electricity are still high... more »

Signify Expands North American Team

Lighting supplier Signify has expanded its horticulture team in North America to support business development efforts in the region. Henry Olson has taken on the commercial leadership of the U.S. team and Dominic Bouchard has stepped into... more »

artificial intelligence greenhouse

Using AI to Maximize Yield and Efficiency

As the United States continues to grapple with COVID-19, existing challenges within the food industry have become even more apparent. More than $160 billion worth of food is wasted each year; over 20 million people... more »

How to Produce Poor-Quality Floriculture Crops

Of course, no one actually intends to produce floriculture crops that are of poor quality. However, sometimes growers unknowingly follow practices that can contribute to, or directly cause, a reduction in crop quality. While there... more »

BioTherm Adds Regional Sales Rep

Rob Dimino has joined BioTherm as the regional sales representative for the Mountain Region. Based in Colorado, Dimino will serve customers from Arizona to Texas and north to Idaho and the Dakotas. [caption id="attachment_76641" align="alignright"... more »

Height Control of Perennials: What Works and What Doesn’t

Containerized herbaceous perennials are commonly produced in flower for spring and summer sales. While some plants require a cold treatment to induce flowering, others primarily flower in response to day length. Regardless of the flowering... more »

Indoor propagation

Indoor Propagation

We use greenhouses primarily to regulate the environment inside, creating conditions suitable for plant growth most or all of the year. However, greenhouses are still subject to weather conditions and daily and seasonal changes in... 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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