February 23, 2016
Download Greenhouse Grower’s 2016 State Of The Industry Whitepaper
A year of growth in 2015 also had its share of challenges, and as a result, growers and suppliers were a bit more guarded going into 2016. After a few years of extreme weather and drought, a massive ongoing labor shortage, a shaky economy, and increased government regulation, Greenhouse Grower’s 2016 State Of The Industry Survey shows growers and retailers are moving forward with cautious optimism. Despite their many concerns, growers are ready to tackle another spring season in 2016, and many have reported that investments they have made within the past year are helping to drive their operations into the future. Further, rising consumer confidence indicates good things for 2016, growers said. Greenhouse Grower‘s 2016 State Of The Industry Whitepaper includes all the results of the survey, including comparisons of 2015 sales to past years, details on how 2016 production volume and prices will compare to 2015, crops that […]
May 18, 2015
Download Greenhouse Grower’s 2015 Top 100 Growers Whitepaper
Greenhouse Grower‘s Top 100 Growers Survey revealed that our projections in the 2015 State Of The Industry report were correct: Growers, at least the large ones, are expanding. Greenhouse Grower’s annual Top 100 List ranks the largest U.S. growers by total square feet of environmentally controlled greenhouse space, although this year, we have also listed shade and field acreage, to give perspective on how large these operations are beyond the greenhouse. In total, the 2015 list represents 228,906,001 environmentally controlled square feet of U.S. production, a 5 percent increase over 2014. All told, 26 growers reported that their operation grew between 2014 and 2015. Several growers reduced their production over the past year, as well, and while some operations’ downsized numbers were significant, most were slight and probably typical of the give-and-take in the horticulture industry. Greenhouse Grower‘s 2015 Top 100 Growers Whitepaper includes all the results of the survey, […]
February 2, 2015
Download Greenhouse Grower’s 2015 State Of The Industry Whitepaper
The Greenhouse Grower 2015 State Of The Industry Whitepaper includes all the results of the survey, including comparisons on 2014 sales to past years, details on how 2015 production volume and prices will compare to 2014, crops that growers will increase and decrease production on, where growers stand on using neonicotinoids on crops, how many growers will pursue growing medical marijuana and more.
October 7, 2014
7 Opportunities Greenhouse Growers Would Seize If They Could Go Back In Time
See what growers said in Greenhouse Grower's Spring Recap Survey about what they would change about the 2014 season.
September 19, 2014
Download Greenhouse Grower’s 2014 Spring Crops Recap [Whitepaper]
See the full results of our Spring Crops Recap Survey, including data and responses from nearly 200 growers of all sizes.
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.
February 12, 2013
Download: 2013 State Of The Industry Report
If the past few years have been especially rough for greenhouse growers, 2012 showed a slight improvement in sales and production. An encouraging number of respondents said their 2012 sales volume had increased from 2011 levels, with nearly 17 percent saying sales had grown more than 10 percent. Close to 25 percent say sales were up less than five percent, and 23.2 percent experienced increases between 5 and 10 percent. Nearly 40 percent of respondents plan to keep production levels the same in 2013, and 30.8 percent plan to grow more plants — with 11.7 percent intending to increase production more than 10 percent. Want to learn more? The whitepaper offers more statistics, insights and essay answers from growers who took the survey. Click here to download the 2013 State of the Industry Report now.