Anders Ludvigson, Svensson’s executive vice president, is on a mission to raise awareness of the challenge growers have producing more food using fewer resources. To start, he set out with a film crew to explore some of the climates where commercial greenhouse growers use the company’s products.
Die-hard Cavaliers fan and Cleveland native Bill Calkins explains how the headline-making decision LeBron James’ made to leave the Miami Heat and play in his hometown relates to your business.
Thanks to Ball Horticultural Co.’s Mason Day and Seth Reed, gardeners can now share photos of their plants, interact with other growers and learn about what grows best in their area with the duos new app, GrowIt!
The American Floral Endowment chose two students for the 2014 Paul Ecke Jr. Scholarship. Learn more about the recipients.
Sedan Floral lived and nearly died by its old chain store business model. Jonathan Cude says forgetting everything he knew about the greenhouse business and starting over has the operation growing — and profitable — once again.
Sedan Floral, a Greenhouse Grower Top 100 Grower in Sedan, Kan., was faced with some tough decisions seven years ago. After losing most of the business from two major chain store customer accounts and struggling to pick up the pieces for several years, Sedan’s leadership cut production significantly and reinvented the operation to appeal to
The inaugural Richard T. Meister Scholarship was awarded to Jared Barnes during his Ph.D. candidacy at North Carolina State University, where he focused on quantifying factors that affect soilless substrate pH.
Greenhouse Grower’s GROW program is designed to provide ideas and insight from our industry and elsewhere to help build floriculture’s future. Some of the best growers, suppliers, breeders, researchers and teachers in the industry provided actionable ideas for GROW’s five key concepts: Drive consumer success Demand quality Sharpen business management Cultivate new customers Invest in
The December 2013 issue of Greenhouse Grower is all about change. Change for you and your greenhouse business and for our industry as a whole. Some changes will be no-brainers. Some will be hard. Some will take a lot of imagination and creativity. But they’re all changes for the better.
As an industry, we must change the mindsets of our existing and potential customers. We also need to do some rethinking of our own. That was the prevailing message of Greenhouse Grower’s second GROW Summit.