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Chat Room – December 2020

This month, we asked our readers about petunia production, new technology goals and favorite poinsettias. Click on the PDF below to see what they had to say. more »

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How Soon Will You Be Using AI in Controlled Environment Production?

Increasingly controlled environment growers are hearing and reading about the use of artificial intelligence (AI) to produce horticultural crops. While some growers may think the use of AI is a long way off for their... more »

artificial intelligence greenhouse

Using AI to Maximize Yield and Efficiency

As the United States continues to grapple with COVID-19, existing challenges within the food industry have become even more apparent. More than $160 billion worth of food is wasted each year; over 20 million people... more »

Growing Success in a Digital World

While the horticulture industry has been relatively slow to implement many digital offerings, there’s no question that now is the time to become acquainted with new technology and resources — if we aren’t already. As... more »

iUNU Joins 5G Open Innovation Lab

On May 19, iUNU announced it has joined the 5G Open Innovation Lab, an ecosystem for developers, enterprises, carriers, and technology leaders, focused on helping start-ups utilize 5G to develop new capabilities, use cases, and... more »

Tracking Crop Performance, Communication is Key

As a company we at Smith Gardens are always looking forward to discover and implement new methods to improve our processes. Crop spec is one topic that is very important to us; this involves setting... more »

Cover Story — Innovation in Action

Efficiency, plant quality and profitability. These are some top priorities of every grower. They roll right off the tongue, but are they easy to achieve? Maybe ... if you put in the upfront effort. Big... more »

Technology — Drones in a Greenhouse?

There is no doubt that drones are an emerging technology, but do they have a place in greenhouses? The answer is clearly YES, but the types of applications we envision for open-field agriculture may need... 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
Sidney Phelps
Jennifer Moss
Daniel Norden
W. Garrett Owen
Jessica Montgomery
Elien Peters
Rose Oberholzer
Nikki Melin

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