The Dummen Group received MPS-ABC (environmental) and MPS-GAP (Good Agricultural Practices) certification at the MPS booth at Cultivate’14 on Sunday, July 13. The company also announced it will not use neonicotinoid pesticides for spring annuals production.
Your operation can benefit from hiring returning veterans, professionals changing careers and non-traditional students, in addition to horticulture graduates. Where have you had luck recruiting?
AgVets is breaking ground this summer with the first of up to 30 hydroponic greenhouse operations located throughout the country to provide produce to lower- and middle-income consumers.
Get to know the three young go-getters who made Gotham Greens what it is today.
Gotham Greens is considering the potential for partnering with growers for new ventures in cities across the U.S.
Gotham Greens broke the boundaries of agriculture by building the country’s first commercial-scale rooftop greenhouse operation in Brooklyn, N.Y. Now it’s taking that vision further with two more locations and contracts to build in more cities.
The range of 2015 annual introductions at California Spring Trials is astounding. Breeders placed a large emphasis on compact plants, container components and providing grower solutions. Here are 29 annuals varieties to consider for production in the upcoming season.
Specialty agriculture has an enormous role to play in improving pollinator health. Here is what growers can expect to see from government agencies and industry associations.
Creating our own advocacy is an important tool in areas like presenting science-based knowledge about pollinator health, and informing the public about how growers already preserve natural resources through responsible practices like integrated pest management (IPM), water reclamation and recycling, plastic recycling and sustainability initiatives.
Greenhouse Grower’s Medal Of Excellence In Breeding Awards recognize stand-out varieties introduced at the California Spring Trials. Here are the 2014 finalists for the Industry’s Choice and Editor’s Choice Awards, and information on how you can vote for the Reader’s Choice Awards.