Driver shortages and increased shipping costs plagued some growers in spring 2014, possibly due to new hours-of-service regulations that have caused upheaval in the trucking industry.
The harvest season has been challenging, according to the Canadian Sphagnum Peat Moss Association (CSPMA), with lower-than-expected harvest of peat moss across most production regions in Canada, due primarily to adverse weather conditions across the country.
The Proven Winners’ Roadshow Team will keep the season going with four informative presentations taking place this fall in four different cities.
Ball Horticultural Company’s product search app for smartphones and tablets puts plant information at growers’ fingertips.
Ball FloraPlant’s Las Limas farm in Esteli, Nicaragua, is one year away from full production, but sales and quality from the two-year-old facility are right on track.
Growing with precision is part of greenhouse growing, but growers can save time, labor and money and improve crop quality with automation, equipment and process optimization.
Harvest Automation recently released a report on the progress of its HV-100 Robots this summer. The HV-100 Robots have been busy since the company started offering free robot work earlier this year to greenhouses and nurseries.
If you’re feeling worked to the bone, cramped for space or starved for profits, now is the time to look into lean flow.
McConkey Company changes the game in customized pot designs with 3D printing.
A Canadian law firm specializing in class actions is targeting major makers of neonicotinoids in a proposed class action lawsuit on behalf of Canadian beekeepers and honey producers.