August 25, 2017
Why It’s Important to Educate and Engage the New Horticulture Generation
Young adults entering the workforce have more professional choices than ever before, and many want to work in environments in which their work has a clear purpose for both the organization and society at large.
August 22, 2017
Greenhouse Growers Spring Crops Report: Sales Up for Most Growers
Despite a general increase in sales, a mix of cold, rainy weather and lack of labor availability presented some serious challenges for growers and retailers in the 2017 spring season.
August 15, 2017
How to Know Which Plastic Containers You Can Recycle
Michigan State University’s Garrett Owen offers tips to help you properly dispose of plastic containers, flats, and trays.
August 14, 2017
How Young’s Plant Farm Invests in New Structures and Equipment
The Auburn, AL-based Top 100 Grower operation is improving its production infrastructure so it can continue to efficiently produce quality plants and keep up with demand.
August 10, 2017
New Sensors Can Help You Manage Your Greenhouse Crop 24/7
The wrong environmental conditions in your greenhouse can potentially lead to significant crop loss. Here’s how sensor technology manufacturers are helping you safeguard your greenhouse.
August 9, 2017
Lighting Technology Under the Microscope at Production Technology Conference
Here’s a sneak preview of three lighting trends that will be discussed by Erik Runkle at the Production Technology Conference.
August 7, 2017
Standout Plants from the 2017 Ohio State University Field Trials
Cultivate'17 attendees had a chance to visit the annual and container trials at The Ohio State University to see how some of the newest plant introductions are performing. Here's some of the new plants that stood out.
August 3, 2017
Innovation Never Stops at Catoctin Mountain Growers
The Van Wingerden family knows the importance of keeping up with change, and is always looking to make the necessary updates at its Maryland operation.
August 1, 2017
MPS Honors D.S. Cole Growers for 10 Years of Sustainability Leadership
At Cultivate’17, a ceremony to mark a 10-year milestone since D.S. Cole Growers became involved with More Profitable Sustainability (MPS), as the first U.S. grower to achieve MPS certification, took owner Doug Cole by surprise. Separate celebrations also recognized Metrolina Greenhouses and Dümmen Orange for achieving MPS certification.
August 1, 2017
39 New Vegetables and Herbs for 2018
New vegetable and herb introductions for 2017 offer unique shaped fruits, distinctive foliage, intense flavors, improved disease resistance, high yields, and more. Here are 39 new vegetable and herb varieties to consider for your product mix in 2018.
August 1, 2017
Farwest 2017 Spotlights Latest Insights in Horticulture From Growing to Retailing
The 2017 Farwest Show takes place Aug. 22-25 in Portland, OR, and features presentations from industry-leading experts, as well as several networking opportunities.