December 19, 2014
Hydroponic Food Production Course Serves Up Life Lessons
Students in the new HORT 331X Hydroponic Food Crop Production course at Iowa State University are producing more food than they can eat, so they began donating the vegetables they produce to a local food pantry and free meal program.
December 8, 2014
“The Cheapest Generation” Will Be Tomorrow’s Gardeners
Members of the Millennial generation aren’t buying cars and houses the way their parents did, and according to a recent article from The Atlantic titled “The Cheapest Generation,” it might be more than an effect of a bad economy. So what does this mean for horticulture? Industry members weigh in.
November 13, 2014
NY SunWorks’ Greenhouse Project Aims To Build 100 Labs By 2020
NY SunWork's Greenhouse Project aims to build 100 labs by 2020. With 15 greenhouse project labs built and 11 more in development, it’s on its way to reaching that goal.
November 4, 2014
Millennials Rank Gardening Among Top 5 Leisure Activities
United Kingdom consumers, aged 25 to 35, have rated gardening as a top five favorite leisure activity.
October 21, 2014
Plants, Gardens Of The Future Will Be Radically Different, Grueber Says
Over the next 20 to 30 years, Garry Grueber of Cultivaris and Global Breadfruit says the horticulture industry will need to address such issues as population growth, feeding a hungry world, less availability of water and land resources, rampant climate change and increased focus on the environment and sustainability.
October 13, 2014
Costa Farms Celebrates Indoor Plant Week With A College Campus Plant Giveaway
Cost Farms kicks off 2014 Indoor Plant Week by sharing plants with college students amid song and dance.
October 7, 2014
Ohio State Horticulture Senior Receives Prestigious Shinoda Scholar Of The Year Award
Amy Miller, a senior majoring in horticulture at The Ohio State University, is the recipient of the 2014-15 Shinoda Scholar of the Year award.
September 2, 2014
Svensson Film Raises Awareness of Global Production Challenges
Anders Ludvigson, Svensson’s executive vice president, is on a mission to raise awareness of the challenge growers have producing more food using fewer resources. To start, he set out with a film crew to explore some of the climates where commercial greenhouse growers use the company’s products.