Science & Technology

SGAFT: Energy curtain performance

The Small Greenhouse and Farm Technology (SGAFT) project is collaborating with GPN for a series of research reports and articles on small scale technology application. SGAFT’s mission includes providing small greenhouse and farm operators with... 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 »

New labor-saving robot for indoor and outdoor operations

Philadelphia-based Burro, an autonomous mobility company providing solutions for the agriculture industry, announced that it has launched a new product, Burro Grande, the company’s most powerful labor-saving robot to date. In terms of capabilities, Burro... 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 »

Westerlay

Driving Sustainability at Westerlay Orchids

Westerlay Orchids has made quite the mark in Carpinteria, California. What started as a rose operation when Joop Overgaag immigrated from the Netherlands in the late 1970s has now become an orchid powerhouse, growing more... more »

Summit Nutrients Acquires AGVNT

Summit Nutrients, a manufacturer and marketer of bio-nutritional and fertilizer products, has acquired AGVNT, an R&D company. This acquisition is said to be part of Summit Nutrients’ growth strategy toward building a broad platform of... more »

Westerlay Orchids Adopts HortiFootprint Calculator

Westerlay Orchids is the first North American user of the HortiFootprint Calculator, a software tool developed by MPS and LetsGrow.com that measures the carbon footprint of horticultural production and helps growers to make more sustainable... more »

NASA greenhouse

Redwire Advances Greenhouse Growing at the International Space Station

Redwire Corp. has announced it will be developing the only commercially owned and operated spaceflight-qualified plant growth platform capable of growing plants from seed to maturity in space. Redwire Greenhouse, scheduled to launch to space... 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.
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