Research

AFE Seeks Industry Input for Future Planning

The American Floral Endowment (AFE) is seeking industry feedback as they engage in a new strategic planning process this summer. AFE is asking industry members to take a short 7-minute survey that will help lead the development... more »

Not All DLIs Are the Same

Sunlight gets scarce during the winter season. However, many plants are grown in winter for sale during the busy spring season. Electric lights, either HPS or LEDs, may be needed to supplement the light that... more »

AFE Launches Grow Pro Webinar Series

American Floral Endowment has announced it is hosting new monthly webinars on production topics that directly impact growers. AFE-funded research has provided our industry with solutions to tough challenges for 60 years now. To further communicate new... more »

Researchers Debut New Indoor Farming Online Resource

A free, online resource is now available that growers can use to help make their indoor farming businesses more productive and profitable. It’s a website featuring research results from six horticulture, engineering and agricultural economics... more »

Gloeckner Foundation Announces Deadline for Grant Proposals

The Fred C. Gloeckner Foundation has announced that April 1, 2021 is the deadline for submission of the grant proposals for research and educational projects in floriculture and related fields. Among the areas that will... more »

HRI Announces 2021 Grant Awards

The Horticultural Research Institute (HRI), the foundation of AmericanHort, is pleased to announce the portfolio of research projects to be funded in 2021. Projects range from innovations to crop production for both greenhouse and nursery... more »

UConn to Offer Greenhouse Webinar Series

The University of Connecticut Greenhouse Research & Extension team is organizing two webinar series for greenhouse growers that will take place in January and February. Vegetable Seedling & Transplant Production in Greenhouses will take place... more »

Effect of Growing Media on Common Greenhouse Pests

Western flower thrips, Frankliniella occidentalis, and fungus gnats, Bradysia spp., are major insect pests of greenhouse production systems. Both insect pests have life stages that reside in the growing medium: prepupae and pupae for western... more »

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