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New Website Helps Solve Pest and Disease Problems

November 17

A new Oregon State University (OSU) Extension Service website provides science-based solutions for garden pests, weeds and disease problems in one easy-to-navigate place. The project was shepherded by Weston Miller, an OSU Extension community horticulturist... more »

MSU Previews Poinsettias at Open House

November 17

Although it’s only mid-November, poinsettias will be arriving very soon at garden centers — some may have already arrived — for the holiday season. In many people’s minds, the traditional poinsettia color is red, but... more »

Six New Varieties Named AAS Winners

November 16

All-America Selections (AAS) has an additional six new AAS Winners available for the 2023 garden season. Brokers, growers and retailers have plenty of time to add these proven performers to their assortment to aid consumers... more »

Profile Products Expands Again with Quick Plug Acquisition

November 15

Profile Products announced the acquisition of Quick Plug, a manufacturer of bonded growing media for plant propagation. This acquisition from Dümmen Orange includes all Quick Plug products, technologies, employees, and best-in-class facilities in the Netherlands,... more »

Texas A&M AgriLife Grant Will Identify CEA Priorities

November 14

Texas A&M AgriLife Research received a U.S. Department of Agriculture grant that could guide federal investment in controlled environment agriculture production in Texas and the U.S. The urban agriculture advisory committee funded through the grant will... more »

Agdia Launches User-Friendly Molecular Test Kit for Tomato Virus

November 14

Agdia Inc. has announced the commercial launch of a rapid, user-friendly, RNA-based assay, on their AmplifyRP XRT platform, for the detection of Tomato mottle mosaic virus (ToMMV). Global tomato and pepper production has been significantly disrupted in recent years... 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.
Erica Hernandez
Emma Lookabaugh
Melissa Maguire
Cole Mangum
Oz Marshall
Meagan Nace
Tiffany Nohl
Chris Plane
Mike Prol