As Greenhouse Grower the magazine has evolved, so have you. We launched in 1983 with just over 12,000 subscribers, and we’ve grown to more than 20,000 over the last 25 years.
By state, California led the way in 1983 with 1,844 Greenhouse Grower readers with Texas (1,138) a distant second. Today, however, most of our readers are from Florida (2,421), Ohio (1,434) and Michigan (1,054), whereas California has half the number of readers (934) it once had.
We also rounded up numbers from both 1983 and 2008 that break our grower readership down by crop. Our audience development department tracked down handwritten statistics from a yellowing chart in ’83 and shared more easy-to-find stats on you, our readers of today. Here is the breakdown: