Technically Speaking: Light and Temperature Responses of Bedding Plants
Annual bedding (garden) plants continues to be the largest floriculture crop segment each year. The reported wholesale sales of bedding plants was $1.58 billion, according to the USDA Floriculture Crops 2020 Summary, but that was... more »
How Soon Will There Be a Robot in Your Greenhouse?
Are you having a difficult time finding qualified workers for your controlled environment growing operation? The coronavirus pandemic has exasperated the shortage of workers as many people re-evaluate their career and job options. The Conference... more »
ICL Specialty Fertilizers Launches Osmocote App
ICL Specialty Fertilizers has introduced a new mobile app for its Osmocote line of controlled release fertilizers. The Osmocote Product and Rate Finder App puts the full Osmocote product line, suggested application rates, a dealer... more »
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 »
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 »
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 »