May 2, 2014
Green City Growers Produces Food For Local Customers, Provides Jobs To Core Urban Area
The urban greenhouse has been operating for almost a year and a half, and has spent that time refining its product mix and building its staff with workers hired from the surrounding neighborhood
May 1, 2014
49 Percent Of Michigan Growers Reported Structural Damage From Harsh Winter Conditions
While harsh winter wreaks havoc on Michigan greenhouses, growers remain optimistic for spring sales.
April 30, 2014
Oasis Grower Solutions Adds Ashley Cook To Customer Support Team
OASIS Grower Solutions' (OGS) recently new team member Ashley Cook will provide customer support, along with supporting the efforts of OGS’ North American sales team. She brings a fresh perspective to the company, which is celebrating its 60th year.
April 30, 2014
Conviron Partners With Valoya To Extend LEDS Into New Markets
Canada-based Conviron and Valoya of Finland recently announced an agreement for the distribution and integration of Valoya LEDs into Conviron growth chambers and rooms. Conviron is now the exclusive distributor of Valoya's products to seed and biotech companies, government institutions and universities in North America, India, Australia and Brazil.
April 16, 2014
Growers Find Sustainable Business Saves Money And Empowers Employees
Two growers explain the benefits their businesses are finding from sustainable certification, not only in environmental aspects, but also in better financial margins and improved business management.
April 16, 2014
D.S. Cole Growers Is Growing With Lean Flow And Sustainable Certification
Both Lean Flow and MPS sustainability certification raise D.S. Cole Growers in New Hampshire to a level of being more professional, with tighter margins and better employee processes, says Doug Cole, the company's owner and president.
April 15, 2014
Costa Farms Acquires Houseplant Producer Hermann Engelmann Greenhouses, Inc.
Costa Farms has acquired the business, assets and brands of Hermann Engelmann Greenhouses, Inc. of Apopka, Fla., one of the country’s premiere small-foliage growers. Costa Farms will continue to support the Exotic Angel brand and look to build on its heritage, legacy and portfolio of more than 400 plant varieties.
April 11, 2014
EuroAmerican Propagators Offers New Shipping Solutions
Young plant grower EuroAmerican Propagators has found that in shipping plants to its grower customers, necessity is the mother of invention. Two solutions to grower problems are proving successful and may be available to other growers in the future. EuroAmerican highlighted these at its Spring Trials display at the Ventura Botanical Gardens.
April 5, 2014
Innovation Is Growers’ Salvation, Crum Says
It is critically important to the continued success of your operation that you are continuously observing various operations in action and evaluating crops on a regular basis. Growers must always pursue more efficient and consistent crop production practices.