Phytophthora is the number one disease of floriculture and nursery crops nationwide. Here are some effective measures growers can take to reduce the occurance of this pathogen, known as “the plant destroyer.”
It’s a loaded question, and one that you can’t answer overnight, but if you haven’t at least considered whether or not you should be selling plants and products online, you should devote some time to deciding if it is right for your business.
Check out Allan Armitage’s recommendations for five plants we all need to see more of in the future.
Read about how Go Green Agriculture Inc. took its business from the classroom to commercial reality in one of four articles on how growers are appealing to the growing interest in edibles.
Interest and response to Peace Tree Farm’s annuals and foliage plants continues to increase, but herb and vegetable starter plants is where the company makes its money. Read about it in one of four articles on how growers are appealing to the growing interest in edibles.
Grants brought opportunities for High Meadows Farm to start growing raspberries and tomatoes. Read about it in one of four articles on how growers are appealing to the growing interest in edibles.
Read about Altman Plants’ venture into greenhouse vegetable production in one of four articles on how growers are appealing to the growing interest in edibles.
Lowering temperature set points in the greenhouse may help you combat rising heating costs.
Your operation can benefit from hiring returning veterans, professionals changing careers and non-traditional students, in addition to horticulture graduates. Where have you had luck recruiting?
AgVets is breaking ground this summer with the first of up to 30 hydroponic greenhouse operations located throughout the country to provide produce to lower- and middle-income consumers.