July 28, 2014

How Gen X & Y Horticulturists Will Change The Industry [Opinion]

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?

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July 28, 2014

3 Benefits To CCFC’s Sustainability Program

Learn about how the sustainability program being developed by the California Cut Flower Growers’ Association (CCFC), in cooperation with SureHarvest, can help you.

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July 28, 2014

California Cut Flower Farmers Help Launch Sustainability Program

This summer, the California Cut Flower Commission released a grower self-assessment sustainability workbook. Next on the commission’s agenda is to roll out a comprehensive sustainability certification program.

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July 28, 2014

3 Ways To Extend The Fall Selling Season

Embrace fall’s traditions to create new opportunities for fall sales.

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Dr Allan Armitage

July 28, 2014

You Don’t Need To Hit A Homerun Every Time, Armitage Says

The more I meet positive people and learn about successful endeavors, the more I understand that consistency, not power is the key.

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July 28, 2014

Building Success At Tagawa Greenhouses

Tagawa Greenhouses has spent the past year improving its production team, in part by tapping into young talent. Blending new employees fresh out of college with more experienced staff has yielded positive results for the company.

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July 24, 2014

Using Controlled Release Fertilizers To Produce Garden Mums

Researchers determined whether or not garden mums can be grown with controlled-release fertilizer, and if it reduces fertilizer leaching, as compared with water-soluble fertilizers.

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July 23, 2014

Liming Requirements And pH Modification For Pine Wood Chips As An Alternative To Perlite

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.

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July 23, 2014

Plan Now To Prevent Bract Edge Burn On Poinsettias

Reduce fertilizer and water, and allow your poinsettias to develop slowly during the final four weeks of production to avoid bract edge burn.

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July 11, 2014

BloomNation Re-defines Online Floral Arrangement Sales

The founders of BloomNation are changing the way flowers are sold online by focusing on customer experience and florists' autonomy.

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July 10, 2014

Young Leaders At Tagawa Greenhouses

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.

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