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February 17, 2017

Dan and Jerry’s Greenhouse Buys Iowa-Based DeJong Greenhouses

The acquisition will allow Dan and Jerry’s, a bedding plant grower headquartered in Minnesota, to extend its seasonal product offerings and service a new customer base with local distribution.

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Savor New Website

February 16, 2017

Pleasant View Launches Updated Website for its Savor Edibles and Fragrants Brand

The site is designed to offer a friendly and informative vehicle that delivers product information in an easy-to-navigate format.

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EuroAmerican Propagators Greenhouses

February 14, 2017

Suppliers Comment on Plant Genetics’ Fate After EuroAmerican Propagators’ Bankruptcy

Since the operation’s bankruptcy filing on January 23, 2017, suppliers associated with EuroAmerican Propagators have updated Greenhouse Grower on what the operation’s bankruptcy means for them – and how it will impact grower customers.

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Bill Hoffman at Hoffman Nursery

February 14, 2017

Hoffman Nursery Has a New Head Grower

Bill Hall brings more than 30 years of experience to Hoffman. In the past, he has worked for Carolina Nurseries, AG 3, and ArborGen.

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February 11, 2017

Poinsettia Survey Reveals Growers Increased Poinsettia Sales and Production in 2016

On average, growers responding to Greenhouse Grower’s 2016 Poinsettia Survey said the poinsettia season was “good,”Here’s a glance at the outlook for poinsettias in the marketplace.

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Jaime LeFlem, Pleasant View Gardens

February 10, 2017

Pleasant View Gardens Taps Jaime LeFlem as New Sales Manager

LeFlem, who will manage Pleasant View’s finished and garden-ready programs, says that despite some market challenges, he still sees plenty of room for growth.

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Janeen Wright

February 9, 2017

Don’t Let Millennials Take GenXers off Your Plant Radar

We’ll miss opportunities to sell plants if we focus on Millennials too much at the expense of other age groups.

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January 31, 2017

European Growers Move Forward With Floriculture Sustainability Initiative

During IPM Essen, members of the initiative introduced new efforts targeting social environmental standards such as working conditions, water use, and more.

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MANTS

January 30, 2017

MANTS Kicks Off 2017 Growing Season With Record-Breaking Attendance

More than 10,000 people walked through the trade show on the first day of the event, which welcomes growers, retailers, and others to keep up with the latest green industry trends.

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January 27, 2017

Why Greenhouse Growers Must Know Their Costs to Stay Competitive

Tom Dudek, Senior Educator at Michigan State University Extension, says greenhouse growers should evaluate their production costs to determine if they need to make adjustments to stay competitive.

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January 25, 2017

59 New Members of Congress Need to Hear from You, SAF Says

Retailers, wholesalers, suppliers, and growers coming to the Society of American Florists' (SAF) 37th Annual Congressional Action Days, March 13-14 in Washington, DC, have a lot of explaining to do. There are 59 new congressmen and senators on Capitol Hill, and this freshmen class needs a lesson about floriculture.

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January 25, 2017

State of the Industry 2017: Growers are Ready to Invest to Alleviate Labor Pains

Greenhouse Grower's 2017 State of the Industry Survey revealed that grower investment in technology is imminent due to the cost and availability of labor, to improve efficiency, expand their growing operations, and allow employees to concentrate on higher value jobs that are less labor-intensive.

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