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January 25, 2017

State of the Industry 2017: Growers are Ready to Invest to Alleviate Labor Pains

Greenhouse Grower's 2017 State of the Industry Survey revealed that grower investment in technology is imminent due to the cost and availability of labor, to improve efficiency, expand their growing operations, and allow employees to concentrate on higher value jobs that are less labor-intensive.

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January 24, 2017

Growers are an Aging Demographic, 2017 State of the Industry Says

Owners and upper management of growing operations in the horticulture industry, not unlike others in agriculture, are aging, according to Greenhouse Grower’s 2017 State of the Industry Survey.

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January 24, 2017

Growers Becoming More Sustainable but Most Think Climate Change is Beyond Control

Greenhouse Grower's 2017 State of the Industry Survey revealed that growers are adopting biocontrols and organic production, yet 58% of growers said they don't believe humans can control climate change.

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January 24, 2017

State of the Industry Survey Says 2017 Will be a Year of Investment and Growth for Horticulture

Growers, suppliers, and researchers who took Greenhouse Grower’s 2017 State Of The Industry Survey say they are ready to drive change and profitability in horticultural businesses.

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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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January 21, 2016

Green Industry Is Set For Continued Growth In 2016

Economist Charlie Hall says the outlook for the green industry is promising despite the havoc wreaked on plant sales by the downturn in housing.

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January 18, 2016

2016 State Of The Greenhouse Industry Numbers At A Glance

Greenhouse Grower‘s 2016 State Of The Industry Survey shows some promising trends for the new year. Here’s a look at the greenhouse market for 2016, in graphics.     For a more in-depth analysis of where the industry stands, read Greenhouse Grower‘s 2016 State Of The Industry article, “Growers And Suppliers Move Forward With Cautious Optimism In 2016.”

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January 18, 2016

Growers And Suppliers Move Forward With Cautious Optimism In 2016

A year of growth in 2015 also had its share of challenges, and as a result, growers and suppliers are a bit more guarded going into 2016. After a few years of extreme weather and drought, a massive ongoing labor shortage, a shaky economy, and increased government regulation, Greenhouse Grower’s 2016 State Of The Industry Survey shows growers and retailers are moving forward with cautious optimism. Greenhouse Grower’s 2016 State Of The Industry Survey included separate questions for growers and for suppliers. Of our 358 respondents, 103 were suppliers, 111 were grower-retailers, 109 were wholesale growers, and 35 were young plant growers. Among growers, 57% indicated their operations were small (less than 100,000 square feet), 21% were medium-sized (100,000 to 399,999 square feet), and 22% said they were large growers (400,000 square feet or larger). Sixty-eight percent of the grower respondents said their sales grew in 2015 over 2014, down […]

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January 14, 2016

Craig Regelbrugge Says 2016 Will Be A Year Of Waiting For The Horticulture Industry

The 2016 presidential election will make for slow progress on critical regulatory issues like health care, pollinator health, and immigration reform.

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December 21, 2015

More Than 40% Of Growers Will Add Or Retrofit Structures In 2016

An early look at 2016 State of the Industry results shows why some growers are looking to add or retrofit structures in the coming year.

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November 11, 2015

Greenhouse Grower’s 2016 State of The Industry Survey Is Now Open

The State of the Industry report, which uses input from both growers and suppliers, is designed to help you understand this year's crop and sales trends, as well as the issues that keep you up at night.

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