Greenhouse Grower Editor Laura Drotleff asks, if we devalue our own time, hard work, and the products we grow by accepting prices that don’t even cover our costs, then how can we expect our end consumers to understand our value proposition?
While its Guatemala farm was spared, the U.S.-based young plant grower ForemostCo, Inc. has partnered with the Rotary Club of Miami Airport, Inc. and the Escuintla Rotary to raise funds and distribute aid on the ground for those affected by Guatemala’s Fuego Volcano eruptions.
Greenhouse growers need to be compliant with the three new requirements for the updated Worker Protection Standard (WPS). These new requirements have generated a number of questions from business owners.
The United Fresh Produce Association, which represents the needs and interests of fruit and vegetable growers, recently updated its members on how the recent passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act might affect their businesses. Many of the insights provided by United Fresh also apply to greenhouse growers and nurseries.