February 5, 2014

Congress Sends Farm Bill To President Obama, Who Expects To Sign It Friday, February 7

Industry associations like SAF and AmericanHort have been instrumental in securing research and grant funding for specialty crops, including flowers and plants, through the new Farm Bill.

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January 14, 2014

Growers Project Growth In 2014

Two things were clear from the results of Greenhouse Grower’s 2014 State Of The Industry Survey: Growers are aware of the potential problems facing the industry and their businesses. And based on their plans for the upcoming year, they’re prepared to overcome those issues.

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Richard Jones

January 14, 2014

Optimism And Action Are The Takeaways From Greenhouse Grower’s State Of The Industry

The responses to Greenhouse Grower’s annual State Of The Industry survey are always an interesting read. The survey has a mix of questions that help us dig in and get a feel for your business plans for the coming year, as well as a clearer view of your biggest concerns and the opportunities you hope to realize in the new year. The result is an interesting mix of optimism and frustration. If you review different sections of the survey individually, you might get the wrong impression of what’s happening out there. Read the questions related to grower concerns and you’re liable to think the end is near — or already here. The stress and strain of the last few years is clearly showing in some of this year’s individual responses about the daily pressures on you and your business. And that’s completely understandable. Take a look at the ranking of […]

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January 7, 2014

Greenhouse Grower’s 2014 State Of The Industry Whitepaper

Download Greenhouse Grower's 2014 State Of The Industry Whitepaper for a look at what greenhouse growers will be facing in the year ahead.

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January 1, 2014

Affordable Care Act, Cash Accounting And Immigration Reform: An Update From D.C.

Health care, labor, cash accounting and regulatory affairs are four areas of concern for the floriculture industry. Here’s what you can expect in 2014.

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AmericanHort

January 1, 2014

AmericanHort Is Now In Office

ANLA and OFA have become one organization under the American Horticulture Industry Association or AmericanHort.

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December 30, 2013

2014 Outlook: Potholes In The Road Ahead

Three major policy challenges are converging in January that will set the stage for the economy early into 2014: budget, Obamacare and the debt ceiling. It’s the ultimate three-ring circus.

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December 18, 2013

The Future Of The Greenhouse: Your Thoughts On Our 30th Anniversary Issue

Our December 2013 issue was our 30th anniversary issue and in it, we looked ahead to the next 30 years in the greenhouse. We asked for your predictions and thoughts on the future of this industry and we thank you for all your comments on this forward-looking issue. Here’s a sampling.

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December 9, 2013

Learn About Data Collection And Record Keeping In Meister Media’s Sustainability Blueprint Project

Sustainability is no longer just a trendy buzzword for greenhouse growers — it's now an everyday part of the business. To help you respond to this important trend, Meister Media Worldwide has launched The Sustainability Blueprint Project™.

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December 3, 2013

Greenhouse Grower’s Top 30 Covers Of All Time

This year marks Greenhouse Grower's 30th anniversary. We took a trip down memory lane and picked out some of our favorite Greenhouse Grower covers of all time. See anyone you recognize?

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AmericanHort

September 30, 2013

ANLA And OFA Consolidate To Become AmericanHort

Two years after the first steps to consolidate were taken, it's finally official: OFA - The Association of Horticulture Professionals and the American Nursery & Landscape Association (ANLA) will be a single association with a new name, AmericanHort.

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