Technology

FIRA USA presents ag robotic solutions and demos

After the first edition of FIRA USA in Fresno last year, 2,000 participants and ag leaders will gather at the Salinas Sports Complex from Sept. 19-21 for FIRA USA 2023, the largest global event on... more »

Growth strategy by way of automation

Greenhouse automation is the way of the future for plant production. If you’re not already investing in these technological advances, you should consider the options and make a plan. Automation can decrease labor and costs,... more »

Technology — Managing What You Measure

Growing is as much an art as it is a science. How many times have you made an adjustment to a growth recipe because you see something awry with the crop? I’ve worked with great... more »

NASA Will Grow Tomatoes in Space Aboard ISS

In a historic moment that could impact the future of food production, tomatoes will be grown in space for the first time thanks to two technologies from Profile Products. The Red Robin tomato trials, which... more »

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AdeptAg Acquires Bellpark Horticulture

AdeptAg, which formed earlier this year by combining AgriNomix and Zwart Systems, has made its next acquisition in controlled environment production solutions: Bellpark Horticulture. Based in Surrey, British Columbia, Canada, Bellpark has been in horticulture... 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 »

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Ball Horticultural, Mprise Agriware Partner for Integrative Software Solution

Ball Horticultural Co. and Mprise Agriware signed a contract in 2020 to replace the legacy system used at Ball FloraPlant farms in order to make a big step forward and to be fit for the... more »

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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.
FlogelKrystal
WorkentineJaclyn
PantojaPitaAlejandro
AllenTanner
ArmstrongJacki
LaraLaura
StokesHans
RuschJared
KnauerRyan