This is the last article in a three-part series highlighting some of the potential challenges with using wood substrates in greenhouse crop production.
Increased plant sales in recent years led this Virginia grower to move into a new production facility, and the result has been a big uptick in efficiency.
There’s much we can do to improve where we are today, through better pay, compelling career resources, and creative promotion of the careers available in horticulture.
This self-contained automatic trimmer includes features that can help growers reduce the need for laborious manual trimming.
Horticulture isn’t the only sector struggling for steady, skilled workers.
Robinson Nursery improved efficiency and saved labor after examining its shipping operation and making changes based on Lean flow.
Automating the process of sticking cuttings is one way this greenhouse grower is increasing its output with less labor.
From the nursery, to the garden center, and in the landscape, plant selection is a major factor in the utilization of labor.
Learn how labor-saving technology helps this California citrus producer keep up with high demand.
Getting started in the ag labor program may seem like a daunting task, but it shouldn’t be, and there are several benefits.
Profile Products has been a disruptor in the growing media market since launching HydraFiber more than five years ago, partnering with other media companies to blend custom mixes and large growers who mix their own media.
Finding fresh faces for your workforce can be as simple as training people with no horticulture skills to redirect them into new careers in the green industry.
Have a look at some products and techniques being offered.