January 9, 2018
AmericanHort Launches New Video Series on Profit Margin Management
This week, AmericanHort is kicking off a four-part video series that offers perspectives on managing profit margins from AmericanHort’s Chief Economist, Dr. Charlie Hall.
January 9, 2018
What You Need to Know About the New Tax Bill
The United Fresh Produce Association, which represents the needs and interests of fruit and vegetable growers, recently updated its members on how the recent passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act might affect their businesses. Many of the insights provided by United Fresh also apply to greenhouse growers and nurseries.
January 5, 2018
State of the Greenhouse Industry: Dealing With Your Banks in 2018 Will Take Patience
Financial institutions are still reluctant to part with capital for agricultural and horticultural growth, despite economic indicators. Here’s why banks have raised the bar on lending.
December 31, 2017
Ag Exemption for New Trucking Regulation Still Under Review
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s trucking electronic logging device mandate, which took effect on December 18, includes an Hours of Service exemption that may or may not apply to greenhouses and nurseries.
December 30, 2017
Horticultural Research Institute’s Latest Scholarship Winner Has Strong Industry Ties
Nathan Nordstedt credits his background in the industry for giving him an appreciation for the challenges within horticulture as well as leading him to keep the industry at the forefront of his career objectives.
December 28, 2017
State of the Greenhouse Industry: Regulatory Uncertainty Means It’s Time to Get Involved
With election dynamics, a new farm bill, and pending immigration reform in the mix, 2018 looks to be a wait-and-see year for the horticulture industry.
December 27, 2017
Headlines That Continue to Resonate with Greenhouse Growers
During the last 12 months, there has been plenty to talk about regarding the floriculture industry. Along the way, Greenhouse Growers editors and contributors have crafted and published hundreds articles covering breaking news, news analysis, production and business management tips, industry profiles, and more.
December 26, 2017
Richard T. Meister Scholarship Winner Encourages Industry to Offer Young People New Opportunities
This year’s scholarship winner says young people need experiences that challenge them and allow for creativity and innovation.
December 23, 2017
How You Can Participate in Promoting National Garden Bureau’s “Year of the” Crops
Promotional materials for the National Garden Bureau’s four “Year of the” crops for 2018 are now available. The materials are designed to help growers and garden retailers encourage consumers to discover and embrace new, exciting crops each year.