Seek out young professionals in the industry and in your operation to develop new ways to do business, improve communication and address consumers. How have you cultivated ideas from younger generations?
Learn about how the sustainability program being developed by the California Cut Flower Growers’ Association (CCFC), in cooperation with SureHarvest, can help you.
Growers can offer a valuable perspective that water councils across the country could use in establishing water policy.
Consumers need assurances that they can grow the plants they hesitate to buy. Growers and retailers can improve consumer confidence by observing their shopping patterns.
Try these varieties to extend sales and consumer interest into fall.
The more I meet positive people and learn about successful endeavors, the more I understand that consistency, not power is the key.
In the last of a four-article series highlighting the production and use of pine wood chips as aggregates in greenhouse substrates, the researchers found growers do not need to adjust their production practices when 20 percent pine wood chips are used as a perlite replacement.
This is the second article in a two-part series featuring research from Purdue University that focuses on energy-efficient production strategies for annual bedding plants.
The 2014 Seeley Summit offered growers and industry professionals information and strategies for dealing with the issue of water scarcity.
Tagawa Greenhouses’ has recently taken steps toward improving its operations, which largely involved expanding and improving its production team. The production staff is now made up of many individuals from the younger generation. Meet some of the individuals who have worked their way up to management roles before the age of 30.