Were you headed for another career when you happened upon a career in horticulture? We want to learn about how industry influencers developed careers in horticulture, and how the industry has impacted your life.
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.
It’s time to reflect on what happened at your operation during 2014, and make some new business resolutions about how you’re going to improve your operation in 2015. We want to hear all about what your plans are for another successful year of business!
Speak up about your operation’s responsible practices.
Succession planning is a sensitive subject, but one that needs to be addressed when deciding on your operation’s legacy. Greenhouse Grower caught up with two growers who shared their process and provided tips for a smooth transition.
Garry Grueber of Cultivaris and Global Breadfruit says the horticulture industry must evolve to help solve the problems of world hunger and food insecurity.
UPDATE: The Obama Administration’s addendum to the Sustainable Practices for Designed Landscapes applies only to federal agencies “implementing landscaping practices on agency-owned or leased land or space.”
Find out what voters decided in Florida on its pending medical marijuana ballot measure, and in Alaska, Oregon and Washington, D.C., on full recreational use.
Gary Mangum, CEO of Bell Nursery, based in Elkridge, Md., made a case for the Maryland gubernatorial team, businessmen Larry Hogan and Boyd Rutherford, in his local paper.
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.