Integrating Automation

Putting off total integration only leaves you farther behind with less time to catch up. Fortunately, it's never too late to create an integrated gree... more »

The Complete Automation Guide

Welcome to GPN's first "Complete Automation Guide." This is a project that has been in the works for several years and one that we hope ... more »

Grower 101: Evaluating Plant Handling Systems

Reducing plant handling costs is a goal of most greenhouse businesses. Carrying plants is time consuming and heavy work. It is also expensive. There a... more »

Grower 101: Pallet Handling Equipment

Most materials that growers receive are handled on pallets. Bags of growing mix, bundles of containers, fertilizer and construction materials require ... more »

Grower 101: Prevention Before Problems

Profitability in the greenhouse industry relies on high yields, innovative methods of production, new plant varieties, structural design, environmenta... more »

Growth in a Flat Economy

Despite an industry-wide slowdown in the growth rate of live plant production during the past several years, business is just fine — better than... more »