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Mt. Cuba Center partners for a new natives brand

Mt. Cuba Center partners with Cavano’s Perennials for a new native plants brand. The new purple Top Performer tag designates native plants that received the highest scores during Mt. Cuba’s rigorous multi-year plant trials.  This spring, home... more »

Understanding poinsettia heat delay

Delayed flowering of poinsettias due to high fall temperatures can cause growers to miss critical market dates. In this article, we present the results of a five-year study to understand the many factors that interact... more »

Partnership supports water usage research and education

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation and the Alliance for Water Efficiency (AWE) announced an extension of their partnership that will support research to improve the efficiency of lawns and other landscapes. The grant helps to fund... more »

Project looks at pathogen risks, sanitation for CEA

Controlled environment agriculture (CEA) continues to grow in popularity worldwide, but little research has been conducted into potential pathogen risks and sanitation practices. Ana Allende, Ph.D., with the CEBAS-CSIC in Spain, is leading a project... more »

Thrips and botrytis online resource library

Flowers play a vital role in our lives. For your customers, it’s the vibrant bouquets gracing their homes to the blossoms and baskets that adorn special occasions. For you as a grower, it’s your livelihood.... more »

NMU researches hemp for PFAS remediation

Northern Michigan University (NMU) researchers are exploring the feasibility of using hemp to remediate soil contaminated with PFAS, a group of manufactured chemicals that make a wide range of industry and consumer products non-stick, greaseproof... more »

Ole Miss awarded contract to provide cannabis plants for research

The National Institute on Drug Abuse has awarded the University of Mississippi a new five-year contract and $2 million work order for the cultivation of marijuana and related materials for research. The five-year contract denotes the university’s eligibility to... more »

Reps. introduce bill to advance automation research and development

Representatives Doug LaMalfa (R-Calif.), Salud Carbajal (D-Calif.), Max Miller (R-Ohio), and Abagail Spanberger (D-Va.) introduced a bill to establish a specialty crop mechanization and automation research and development program within the United States Department of... 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.