Research

NICH Seeks Reviewers for Specialty Crop Research Proposals

The National Initiative for Consumer Horticulture (NICH) is looking for volunteers to be reviewers of Specialty Crop Research Initiative (SCRI) proposals. This is your opportunity to help influence how federal research dollars are spent on... more »

Floralife, Oasis Grower Solutions Acquire Horticulture Research and Article Database

Floralife and Oasis Grower Solutions, divisions of Smithers-Oasis Company,  recently purchased a library database of research, technical and trade journal articles on horticulture-related topics. The database, a consortium of 40 years, contains more than 20,000 articles on ornamental... more »

University Researchers Seeking Input from Culinary Herb Growers

University researchers are seeking input from potted and fresh cut culinary herb growers in order to initiate a national research and extension project aimed to address the needs of the emerging industry. Your anonymous input... more »

Cutting Types and Transplanting Strategies

Most vegetatively propagated herbaceous plants are grown from unrooted cuttings (URCs) to produce a rooted liner transplant. However, callused cuttings provide an alternative with potential to increase profitability by reducing crop time compared with a... more »

Horticultural Research Conference Proceedings Now Available

The proceedings of the 62nd Annual Southern Nursery Association (SNA) Research Conference Proceedings has been compiled and is now available online at www.sna.org. This 110-page proceedings, provided free to the industry, is downloadable, searchable and printable.... more »

Gloeckner Foundation Awards Grants

The Fred C. Gloeckner Foundation, Inc. recently awarded 14 grants totaling $137,000.00. Since the Foundation was established in 1960, their support of floriculture research has totaled $6.75 million. Keeping Frederick Carl Gloeckner’s direction and vision... more »

Deadline for HRI Research Grants Rapidly Approaching

The Horticultural Research Institute is now accepting research project proposals designed to improve green industry efficiencies and profitability. Proposals for the 2019 grant cycle are due no later than May 31, 2018. The Horticultural Research... more »

Growers Can Conduct Meaningful Trials

Today’s guest is Brian Krug, greenhouse technology leader/ head grower at DowDuPont Pioneer in Johnston, Iowa. Brian received his undergraduate degree at Iowa State University in 2000, interning at DeJong Greenhouses in Iowa and at... more »

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