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October 21, 2014

USDA Supports Small Businesses With $18 Million In Grants For Ag Research And Development

The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) awarded more than $18 million in grants to small businesses for high quality, advanced research and development that will lead to technological innovations and solutions for American agriculture. NIFA awarded 100 grants through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program.

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October 14, 2014

Pleasant View Gardens Focuses On Efficiency With Production Expansion, Upgrades

Pleasant View Gardens, Loudon, N.H., upgrades for better efficiency and expands its range of greenhouses.

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October 9, 2014

“Clean Up The Affordable Care Act,” Minnesota Grower Troy Lucht Urges Congress

Members of Congress and their staff members from 79 offices packed into the room to listen to Lucht and the two other featured speakers, and learn about the challenges posed by current ACA definitions.

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September 30, 2014

5 Steps To Simplify Spring Booking

Where do you begin planning for spring production? Try this 5-step approach for less painful plant ordering.

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September 15, 2014

Defining Precision Horticulture

Growing with precision is part of greenhouse growing, but growers can save time, labor and money and improve crop quality with automation, equipment and process optimization.

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September 15, 2014

AgriNomix: 20 Years Of Precision

AgriNomix in Oberlin, Ohio, celebrates 20 years in the business of engineering and manufacturing high-tech automation equipment with cutting-edge developments.

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September 11, 2014

Partnership Profits From Simplicity

Color Point Growers teams with SBI Software to create simple software solutions that help streamline shipping and logistics.

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July 28, 2014

3 Benefits To CCFC’s Sustainability Program

Learn about how the sustainability program being developed by the California Cut Flower Growers’ Association (CCFC), in cooperation with SureHarvest, can help you.

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July 28, 2014

California Cut Flower Farmers Help Launch Sustainability Program

This summer, the California Cut Flower Commission released a grower self-assessment sustainability workbook. Next on the commission’s agenda is to roll out a comprehensive sustainability certification program.

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July 28, 2014

Building Success At Tagawa Greenhouses

Tagawa Greenhouses has spent the past year improving its production team, in part by tapping into young talent. Blending new employees fresh out of college with more experienced staff has yielded positive results for the company.

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July 18, 2014

Darwin Perennials Acquires Perennial Production Location From Aris Horticulture

Darwin Perennials, a division of Ball Horticultural Co. announced the purchase of the perennial unrooted cutting production facility, Green Leaf Plants Colombia, or Flores del Amanecer (FDA), from Aris Horticulture Inc.

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