May 23, 2018
Collegiate Plant Initiative Helps Foster a Love of Plants Among Students
CPI offers a unique perspective of the plant world, with the goal of connecting college students with exciting plants and teaching them more about opportunities in the plant industry.
May 22, 2018
Register Now for Award-Winning Online Greenhouse Growing Courses
Learn about production cost and profit, as well as the basic behind plant science, via two online classes being offered by the University of Florida.
May 21, 2018
Insights From Lawmaker’s Visit to a Top 100 Greenhouse Grower
When Rep. Julia Brownley of California visited Sun Valley Group, she got a firsthand look at a very busy time in the life of a flower grower.
May 19, 2018
Westerlay Orchids Shows Its Support for Local Schools
Proceeds from all sales the company made during the Carpinteria Greenhouse and Nursery Tour will be donated to fund STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) programs.
May 17, 2018
Ian Baldwin: Why the Rise of the Under 35s Will Help Your Garden Retail Business
In his latest blog, garden retail consultant Ian Baldwin says this new generation of plant buyers is seriously engaged in gardening, and is using social media to help become successful plant owners.
May 16, 2018
2018 Perennial Plant Symposium Offering Power to the People
Perennial and gardening enthusiasts of all experience levels are invited to attend plant discussions on Monday, July 30 for a chance to hear from the best in the field on a range of topics.
May 15, 2018
Floriculture’s Future Hangs in the Balance Between Labor and Technology
The nation’s largest growers are investing heavily in technology, new structures, human resources, and efficiency measures to stay competitive and profitable, despite significant labor shortages.
May 14, 2018
Growing Innovations Geared to Connect Specialty Ag With Solutions
Innovation abounds in agriculture, yet it can feel sometimes as if the gap between exciting new developments and what growers actually need in their operations can be awfully wide. We at Meister Media Worldwide intend to help narrow this gap. Which is why we’re pleased to introduce Growing Innovations – an altogether new type of event that will debut Nov. 7-8 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV. Unlike most agricultural events and trade shows, Growing Innovations is not about technology per se, nor is it about everyday issues that growers face. Instead, this new conference and tradeshow is very acutely solutions oriented. It takes as its starting point specialty crop growers’ most pressing real-world challenges – production efficiency, labor and water shortages, logistics, and data management to name just a few – and showcases advances, both current and up-and-coming, that have the greatest potential to bring […]
May 8, 2018
Greenhouse Production Costs Keep Going Up, So Why Are Prices Staying the Same? [Opinion]
There is a general sentiment within the industry that pricing needs to be reevaluated to better account for the trend toward rising input costs.
May 7, 2018
2018 Greenhouse Grower Top 100 Growers: The Complete List, and More
Strong growth among the nation's largest growers shows no signs of slowing down, as nearly a third of the Top 100 growers have significantly expanded production, and many have ongoing projects underway.
May 3, 2018
How Companies Can Work Together to Solve Problems and Become More Efficient
Pacific Northwest Lean consortiums show what growers can achieve when they work together to solve problems and improve labor efficiencies.
May 1, 2018
Luxflora Launches Flourish Funding to Support Women-Led Industry Initiatives and Networking
The nonprofit, floriculture organization plans to announce its first Initiative winner at Cultivate in July and encourages interested applicants to submit their applications by May 31 to be considered.
April 29, 2018
Why More of Your Customers Are Moving to the Suburbs
Suburbs are attracting more Americans who find urban living inconvenient and too expensive.
April 27, 2018
Five Keys to Accurate Greenhouse Production Costing
There are several steps you can take to make sure you understand the true costs of running your business.
April 26, 2018
ForwardGro Advances Medical Cannabis in Maryland With Focus on Quality and Patient Advocacy
Building on roots in agriculture, this new medical cannabis facility continues to implement process improvement to provide quality medical-grade product for the patients who need it.
April 26, 2018
How Grower-Retailers Are Advancing Consumer Education With Events, Memories, and Butterflies
Greenhouse Grower reached out to a few retailers to ask what they are doing to drive consumer success, in the hopes that their ideas might provide inspiration for your business.