June 27, 2017
Steve Garvey is a Finalist for the 2017 Head Grower of the Year Award
Winner of the Excellence in Quality Award, Steve Garvey has become relentless in looking for the next new thing to improve quality in every aspect of production, from growing to shipping to marketing.
May 28, 2017
Growers Offer Advice on What to Know Before Your Next Building Project
Two Top 100 Growers discuss their most recent building projects, the challenges they addressed, and what they learned during the process.
January 17, 2017
Dallas Johnson Greenhouses Owner Passes Away at 78
Dallas G. Johnson, who started the company in 1985, is survived by his wife, Kay, and two children.
October 27, 2015
How Dallas Johnson Greenhouses Is Simplifying Shipping
Two years ago, Dallas Johnson Greenhouses, a 61-acre operation in Council Bluffs, Iowa, and No. 21 of Greenhouse Grower’s Top 100 Growers, was struggling to get its orders out. With its range of potted annuals, there were so many skus that it was impossible to get enough carts into the shipping greenhouse, and the crew couldn’t get orders processed fast enough. As a result, the operation was consistently pulling orders until midnight every night during the busy shipping season, says President and CEO Todd Johnson. So Johnson got together with Arie Van Wingerden at Cherry Creek Systems to discuss his problem, and what they came up with has changed everything, Johnson says. Inside one of Dallas Johnson Greenhouses’ existing structures, the team installed a shipping system made with Echo-Veyors, the popular cable conveyor system designed by Cherry Creek Systems. The system was placed right in the front of the greenhouse, […]