Research

Hort Researchers Honored for Water Quality, Conservation Work

A USDA Multi-state Working Group with research focused on water conservation and improved water quality within the ornamental crops industry is the national recipient of the 2017 Experiment Station Section Award for Excellence in Multistate... more »

House Committee Increases Proposed Funds for Industry Research

The House Appropriations Committee has recommended allotting $500,000 to a key industry research fund — doubling the amount that Society of American Florists (SAF) members lobbied for during Congressional Action Days. Members of the Committee... more »

Building a Better Monarch Butterfly Waystation

The iconic monarch butterfly has been in steady decline over the past few decades. This is in part due to environmental pressures including habitat loss and fragmentation, and the dwindling availability of milkweed and nectar... more »

Dole Appointed Associate Dean at NCSU

Regular GPN contributor John Dole has been appointed associate dean and director of academic programs for North Carolina State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Dole, who has served as interim associate dean since last... more »

HRI Journal Expands Scope and Accessibility

The Horticultural Research Institute (HRI) has announced changes to both the scope of and access to the Journal of Environmental Horticulture with the launch of a new online platform at www.hrijournal.org. The peer-reviewed was born in 1983... more »

AFE Updates FMRF Website

The American Floral Endowment (AFE) has updated the website for the Floral Marketing Research Fund (FMRF) at www.fmrf.org. The website has been improved and features easier navigation for users to access the free research reports and... more »

NASA Inducts Fertilizer Into Space Technology Hall of Fame

A partnership between Florikan ESA and NASA has led to the induction of the Florida-based company and its founder Ed Rosenthal into the Space Technology Hall of Fame. The awards ceremony was April 6 in... more »

New Report Provides Insight on Power of Plants

Horticulture positively affects people’s lives where they live, work, shop and play, according to a new report from the National Initiative for Consumer Horticulture (NICH). The benefits of consumer horticulture are spotlighted in "#PlantsDoThat, Horticulture:... 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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