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 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.
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 24, 2018
Proven Winners Reveals Marketing Efforts for 2018-2019 at CAST 2018
For the first time, the brand has generated one billion consumer impressions, and plans to keep that momentum going with a number of ambitious programs.
April 18, 2018
At CAST 2018, Sakata Captures Consumer Attention Spans, and Benary Celebrates Its History
More than halfway through the California Spring Trials, the Greenhouse Grower team had a busy but fantastic day seeing dozens of our friends at American Takii and Benary, and spending time talking about the industry's past and its bright future.
April 18, 2018
California Spring Trials 2018: New Varieties to Watch From American Takii, Hilverdakooijj, Hem Genetics, Thompson & Morgan, Sakata Ornamentals, and Ernst Benary of America
Check out the newest 2018 plant introductions from American Takii, Hilverdakooijj, Hem Genetics, Thompson & Morgan, Sakata Ornamentals, and Ernst Benary of America.
April 16, 2018
CAST 2018 Provides Fresh Inspiration for Infusing Marketing, Displays With Fun and New Trends
The second day of California Spring Trials took the Greenhouse Grower Team to GroLink in Oxnard, CA, and then up the coast to Windmill Nursery in Buellton. Here are some of the marketing, display, trend, and people highlights we saw at those locations, as well as some beautiful scenery from our evening in Pismo Beach.
April 6, 2018
Everything You Need to Know About California Spring Trials! (Whether You’re Going In Person or Want to Follow All the Action)
California Spring Trials 2018 kicks off in less than a week, and our team at Greenhouse Grower is making final preparations before we depart. Find out what’s in store during this busy but fun adventure!
March 23, 2018
Bell Nursery’s Gary Mangum Provides Insight on Deal With Central Garden & Pet
In light of the March 14 announcement that Bell Nursery Holdings LLC had been acquired by Central Garden & Pet, Greenhouse Grower caught up with Bell Nursery CEO Gary Mangum to get the backstory on the deal. Here is our full interview with Mangum.
March 14, 2018
Bell Nursery Acquired by Central Garden & Pet
Greenhouse Grower just learned that Bell Nursery, headquartered in Elkridge, MD, has been acquired by Central Garden & Pet Company, a leading innovator, producer, and distributor of branded and private label products for the lawn and garden and pet supplies markets.
March 6, 2018
California Spring Trials 2018 Northern Region Preview: Spring Meadow Nursery, Syngenta, Danziger, Cohen, Hishtil, Jaldety, Nir
Check out this California Spring Trials 2018 Northern Region preview of new varieties from Spring Meadow Nursery, Syngenta Flowers, Danziger, Cohen Nurseries, Hishtil Nurseries, Jaldety Nurseries, and Nir Nurseries.
March 5, 2018
Webinar on March 15 Addresses Impact of Trucking Regulations on Hort Industry
AmericanHort is hosting a free webinar on Thursday, March 15, concerning the Electronic Logging Device (ELD) mandate for trucking and its impact on the horticulture industry.
February 20, 2018
13 New Poinsettias and Succulents for Holiday Sales, Crafting, and Landscaping
Poinsettias and succulents are both in-demand products with today’s consumers. Here’s a look at some of the newer introductions available for retail sales in 2018 and 2019.