Grower Radio Network

HRI research update

HRI research update

February 2, 2017

Jill Calabro, science and research director with AmericanHort, gives an update on the Horticultural Research Institute's 2017 research projects, including alternative irrigation sources, boxwood blight and more. Read More

The next generation

The next generation

January 24, 2017

Mary Lewis, a horticulture student at the University of Georgia and a past intern in AFE's Vic & Margaret Ball Intern Scholarship program, talks about why she joined the field, what it was like interning at Disney and more. Read More

Planting the next generation

Planting the next generation

July 20, 2016

We spoke with Nathan Jahnke, a graduate student at North Carolina State University and HortScholar, about what growers can do to get young people involved in the industry. Read More

Innovations in biocontainers

Innovations in biocontainers

July 14, 2016

Iowa State University's Christopher Currey explains how biopolymer research has led to sustainable, self-fertilizing pots that are closer to the traditional plastic many growers prefer. Read More

Trial by fire

Trial by fire

July 6, 2016

Brett Alldredge, pest management supervisor with Greenleaf Nursery, says trialing is the only way to develop trust in a product. Read More

Small footprint, big ideas

Small footprint, big ideas

June 28, 2016

Ken Smith tells us what differentiates Smith's Gardens from other nurseries, and why Cultivate attendees should visit as part of the July 9 bus tour. Read More

Banish boxwood blight

Banish boxwood blight

May 25, 2016

We spoke with Tom Saunders about the measures his family’s nursery has taken to prevent boxwood blight, and its plans to introduce varieties that are less susceptible to blight and leaf miners. Read More

A stronger presence

A stronger presence

May 23, 2016

Haifa North America executives discuss the impact the company's first U.S. fertilizer manufacturing plant will have on its future. Read More