December 4, 2014

New Developments In Shipping/Logistics Software

Improved shipping and logistics software from Picas Software and MapMechanics makes it easier for growers to plan loads efficiently and automate day-to-day distribution planning.

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Fritz Dramm

December 2, 2014

Dramm Corporation Welcomes Back Fritz Dramm

Dramm Corp. recently welcomed Fritz Dramm as the new fertilizer production and compliance manager. Dramm previously worked at the company through high school and college, and is back after 20-plus years.

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Sarah Harwood

November 24, 2014

Take Control Of Your Operation’s Succession Planning Process

Proper business and estate planning with your intentions clearly expressed can ensure your goals for the future of your business are fulfilled.

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November 24, 2014

Succession Planning For Growers

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.

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November 24, 2014

BrightFarms Pioneers Hydroponic Greenhouses For Urban Agriculture

BrightFarms brings fresh, local produce to underserved areas with hydroponic greenhouses located on neglected urban spaces.

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November 10, 2014

NGB, AFE To Join In #GivingTuesday On December 2

The American Floral Endowment will participate in #GivingTuesday on December 2, a national movement to encourage charitable giving.

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November 8, 2014

Amid Drought, Californians Talk Water

As extreme drought conditions continue, the state looks at how it manages its resources, while growers try to conserve and meet changing consumer needs.

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Amanda Gallagher

November 3, 2014

Crisis Calls For A New Way Of Thinking

The drought in California has led to a shift in consumer attitudes. It's an opportunity for growers to examine their own practices, and look for ways to cater to customers' needs.

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October 29, 2014

GreenhouseConnect Draws Top Growers And Suppliers For Premier Networking Event

Greenhouse Grower hosted its first GreenhouseConnect event October 22-25 at Saddlebrook Resort in Tampa, Fla. The event brought together top growers and suppliers for one-on-one meetings and networking, in a focused but relaxed atmosphere.

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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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