December 8, 2014

“The Cheapest Generation” Will Be Tomorrow’s Gardeners

Members of the Millennial generation aren’t buying cars and houses the way their parents did, and according to a recent article from The Atlantic titled “The Cheapest Generation,” it might be more than an effect of a bad economy. So what does this mean for horticulture? Industry members weigh in.

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Katie Nickolaus

November 25, 2014

Proven Winners Names 2014 Scholarship Winners

Looking to promote industry leaders of the future, Proven Winners has established a $15,000 scholarship program that awards students in three distinct areas - breeding, marketing and growing.

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November 24, 2014

GROW Perspective: We Need To Think Bigger

Garry Grueber of Cultivaris and Global Breadfruit says the horticulture industry must evolve to help solve the problems of world hunger and food insecurity.

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November 13, 2014

NY SunWorks’ Greenhouse Project Aims To Build 100 Labs By 2020

NY SunWork's Greenhouse Project aims to build 100 labs by 2020. With 15 greenhouse project labs built and 11 more in development, it’s on its way to reaching that goal.

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November 4, 2014

Millennials Rank Gardening Among Top 5 Leisure Activities

United Kingdom consumers, aged 25 to 35, have rated gardening as a top five favorite leisure activity.

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Ken Altman

October 27, 2014

GROW Perspective: Why I Give Back To The Industry

Ken Altman of Altman Plants knows a thing or two about the green industry, including the importance of contributing to the industry he loves.

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October 21, 2014

Plants, Gardens Of The Future Will Be Radically Different, Grueber Says

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.

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October 13, 2014

Costa Farms Celebrates Indoor Plant Week With A College Campus Plant Giveaway

Cost Farms kicks off 2014 Indoor Plant Week by sharing plants with college students amid song and dance.

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October 7, 2014

Ohio State Horticulture Senior Receives Prestigious Shinoda Scholar Of The Year Award

Amy Miller, a senior majoring in horticulture at The Ohio State University, is the recipient of the 2014-15 Shinoda Scholar of the Year award.

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September 2, 2014

Svensson Film Raises Awareness of Global Production Challenges

Anders Ludvigson, Svensson’s executive vice president, is on a mission to raise awareness of the challenge growers have producing more food using fewer resources. To start, he set out with a film crew to explore some of the climates where commercial greenhouse growers use the company’s products.

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September 2, 2014

Six Lessons Learned From LeBron’s Decision 2.0

Die-hard Cavaliers fan and Cleveland native Bill Calkins explains how the headline-making decision LeBron James’ made to leave the Miami Heat and play in his hometown relates to your business.

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