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.
AmericanHort encourages industry members to contact their members of Congress to support legislation that would require federal agencies to take greater action to deal with parasite and disease factors impacting the health of managed bees, specifically focusing on Varroa mites.
Learn about the newly assigned industry taskforce, the status of funding the intiative and current legislation that affects your business.
In 2014, there are three states with pending legislation to legalize medical marijuana, and national legislation is pending for pro-medical (non-legalizing) marijuana. Learn more about state and national bills here.
Let’s rally behind the healthy pollinators initiative. How will you step up to the challenge?