The Society of American Florists says the U.S. has agreed to temporarily delay the escalation of certain tariffs on floriculture hard goods produced in China from 10% to 25%. The increase was scheduled to take effect in January.
Torsten Kuenzlen, CEO of SunDial Growers in Canada, was a keynote speaker at MJBizCon in November, and said the opportunity in cannabis is unmatched, as long as the industry’s focus is on quality, not just filling demand.
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.