Outreach Education: Universities Adapt to a Changing Landscape and New Audience

*Editor’s Note: Duets is a new series where lead author Peter Konjoian will partner with a fellow industry leader every other month to deliver insights in a conversation-style piece. Consider this scenario: April has arrived... more »

Creating Pollinator-Friendly Landscapes

The decline of pollinators, particularly bees, in North America has been making headlines for several years. Pollinators face significant threats including loss of habitat, increased parasite and disease loads, and inadvertent pesticide exposure. Urban pollinators... more »

Research Funding Plants the Seed for Healthier Future

Last week, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) would be allocating nearly $58 million to support 513 projects with partners in 53... more »

Gloeckner Foundation Awards 13 Grants

The Fred C. Gloeckner Foundation recently awarded 13 grants totaling $131,016.20. The board of directors and officers met June 4 to review proposals submitted from qualified researchers from more than 25 colleges and universities in... more »

Plant Pathologist Joins Lighting Research Center

Jaimin Patel, Ph.D., has joined the Lighting Research Center (LRC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Patel will collaborate with David Gadoury of Cornell University’s Division of Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology and Mark Rea of the... more »

Talking to Plants … and Plants Talking Back

Did you know that plants can communicate — with people? We know that gardeners like to talk to their plants, but imagine if plants could talk back to gardeners? According to a recent article on Fast... more »

Study: ‘Pollinator Friendly’ Labeled Plants Attract Consumers

Purchasing decisions by consumers browsing for plants in a garden center are more likely to be influenced by labels such as “pollinator friendly,”  according to a recent study by University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural... more »

SAF Study Looks at Generational Purchasing Trends

Results from the 2016 Generations of Flowers Study, a study resulting from a partnership between the Society of American Florists (SAF) and the American Floral Endowment (AFE), are now available. The 2016 Generations... 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.
Ben Vliestra
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Jennifer Moss
Daniel Norden
W. Garrett Owen
Jessica Montgomery
Elien Peters
Rose Oberholzer
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