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January 4, 2017

Green Industry Poised for Continued Economic Growth in 2017

Positive economic indicators point to 2017 being a year of modest growth for the green industry, according to economist Charlie Hall.

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January 3, 2017

Growing Optimism for the Horticulture Industry in 2017

With a new administration and a new Congress, AmericanHort's Craig Regelbrugge says the horticulture industry has reason to be cautiously optimistic that regulatory relief could be on the horizon.

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December 30, 2016

Allan Armitage: Plants That Can Bring Success in the New Year

Are you wondering which plants to grow? Here are some perennials, annuals, and herbs that are gaining popularity.

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December 29, 2016

Kelly Norris: 4 Ways We’re Leaving Growth Opportunities On The Table

Horticulture is a multi-million dollar industry with lots to offer, yet we’re still overlooking several avenues for growth.

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December 28, 2016

Greenhouse Grower’s GROW Initiative: A Year In Review

Staying ahead of the competition in today’s world is about remaining in constant motion with innovation. To create a competitive advantage, you must consistently experiment with and learn from new ideas. Greenhouse Grower’s GROW initiative provided cutting-edge ideas and actionable advice.

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December 24, 2016

How Agronomic Programs Can Help You Successfully Manage Pests

To prevent problems before they start, make an agronomic program an essential part of your production plan.

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December 21, 2016

Technology Helps Costa Farms Track And Reduce Energy Costs

Costa has realized significant energy cost savings by auditing how its farms are using energy, and implementing new technology to increase efficiency.

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December 20, 2016

Suntory Launches Unrooted Cuttings Program for Sun Parasol

While the domestically produced rooting program for the Sun Parasol will continue, growers who would like to purchase unrooted cuttings will have the opportunity for the Sun Parasol Original varieties and Garden Crimson.

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December 20, 2016

Ball Horticultural Expands Potted Plant Offerings With Purchase Of Ex-Plant

Ex-Plant, which specializes in potted plants, will become a part of Ball’s PanAmerican Seed division.

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December 16, 2016

House Failure To Address H-2B Exemption Could Affect Spring 2017 Season

Despite efforts by AmericanHort and others in the industry, the House of Representatives failed to renew the Returning Worker Exemption, a policy that helps ensure that small and seasonal businesses have an adequate workforce for the peak spring season.

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December 5, 2016

How Bailey Nurseries Has Found Solutions To The Labor Shortage

A changing seasonal workforce led this Minnesota-based company to explore new labor sources through the H-2A program and refugee organizations, and it’s working out for the better.

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December 5, 2016

New Growing Media Advancements Giving Growers More Options

With innovative, sustainable growing media components, growers will be able to improve plant health, achieve consistency among crops, save money, and reduce inputs, while saving space on storage.

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