July 19, 2016
Town Hall Panel At Cultivate Focuses On Selling To A New Generation Of Consumers
Why are we still trying to sell our products in the 21st century using a model straight out of the 1980s? This was the main question raised during the annual Town Hall panel discussion that took place at Cultivate’16.
July 12, 2016
Albert Grimm Of Jeffery’s Greenhouses Named Head Grower Of The Year At Cultivate’16
“We should all be proud of what we do, and we need to keep this passion and drive alive in the next generation of growers,” said Grimm in accepting the award, which was presented during Greenhouse Grower’s Evening of Excellence program.
July 6, 2016
The Grower’s Exchange Unlocks The Secret to E-Commerce
In the Internet era, Briscoe and Kenan White knew they had to adapt or die and specialize to survive. Here’s how they took The Grower’s Exchange online.
June 30, 2016
First-Ever Academy Of Crop Production Offers Snapshot Of The Greenhouse Industry’s Future
Hosted by the Georgia Green Industry Association and the University of Georgia Department of Horticulture, the three-day conference covered everything from unmanned aerial vehicles to remote-sensing greenhouse control systems.
June 29, 2016
SunPatiens Earns The 2016 Medal Of Excellence In Marketing Award
With its reputation for excellent garden performance from spring to frost, and as a problem-solver for Impatiens Downy Mildew, SunPatiens has become a “hero plant” that helps gardeners succeed.
June 28, 2016
10 Things You Need To Do Before And During Cultivate’16
From pre-planning to on-site networking and education, here are 10 things to consider before you depart for Cultivate’16.
June 27, 2016
Ball Premier Lab Wins Medal Of Excellence Award For Its Advancements In Seed
Over the past 30 years, the Ball Premier Lab has set the standard for high-quality seed in the industry, earning it Greenhouse Grower’s 2016 Medal Of Excellence for Industry Achievement, for its dedication to advancing seed and helping growers improve their margins.
June 21, 2016
New Mode Of Action From BASF Offers Deeper Disease Control
When it comes to disease control, you need all the help you can get. BASF recently hosted growers, Extension personnel, and trade media to present its newest fungicide with two active ingredients, offering dual modes of action.
June 14, 2016
Dümmen Orange Expands Its Succulent Offerings Through New Partnership With Wander Tuinier B.V.
According to Dümmen Operations Director Kate Santos, succulents are an attractive growth category because of their ease of use, shelf life in stores, drought tolerance, and versatility in application.
June 9, 2016
Fall Crop Alternatives That Can Increase Your Sales
There’s a lot of competition for grabbing your share of fall mum sales. Give your program a boost with new varieties that complement traditional fall crops.
June 2, 2016
Breaking News: Florida Growers Reporting Major Whitefly Management Problems
Reports have come from the Florida Keys to Palm Beach County that whitefly populations in landscapes are reaching unprecedented levels and are not responding to pesticide applications. Biotype-Q has been found in four different communities. University of Florida/Institute of Food and Agricultural Science researchers are working with USDA-APHIS, USDA-ARS, the Florida Department of Agriculture, and growers and landscape professionals to manage the developing problem.
May 31, 2016
Automation Generates Sustainable Efficiency At Green Circle Growers
The Oberlin, OH-based operation provides its growers with the automation tools necessary to produce high-quality plants cost-effectively and sustainably.
May 23, 2016
Meet The New Editorial Advisors For Greenhouse Grower TECHNOLOGY
Greenhouse Grower TECHNOLOGY presents the inaugural members of its Editorial Advisory Board, six pillars of knowledge about greenhouse automation and technology. Get to know each of these gentlemen and what they’ll help bring to each issue.
May 16, 2016
Greenhouse Grower’s Top 100 Growers Talk Technology, Automation, Sustainability, And Marketing
The Top 100 Growers are already by nature some of the most technologically advanced greenhouse operations, due to their sheer size and need for efficiency. Many of the largest growers also serve big box merchandisers and home improvement chains, where prices are dictated, so producing plants at the lowest possible cost is essential to growers not only staying in business, but also profiting and expanding their operations. This year’s survey focused on the automation and technology the Top 100 Growers are investing in, and how these advancements have improved their operations, as well as how they have affected growers’ labor issues. We also asked growers about how they’re solving labor issues, where they’re recruiting new hires, and how they’re keeping their people committed. Lean management programs and sustainability certifications have become higher priorities in the past several years, due to growers’ needs to run efficiently and focus attention on sustainable […]
May 10, 2016
2016 Greenhouse Grower Top 100 Growers: The Complete List
Check out the full list of Greenhouse Grower's 2016 Top 100 Growers, which includes nine newcomers and more growth in square footage at the top.