Business & Management

2024 brings resilient ag land market

Despite increasing pressure from declining commodity markets, rising interest rates and inflation, the land market seems to be moving into 2024 maintaining the value increases it has built during the past three years. The sharp... more »

Resolve to drive your business forward in 2024

The resources and support available to a business can be the determining factor between stagnation and success in the green industry. From navigating policy to workforce development to fostering collaboration, here are six resolutions to... more »

Costa Farms strategically acquires Battlefield Farms

Costa Farms announces the acquisition of Battlefield Farms, a grower of over 700 varieties of annuals and perennials in Rapidan, Virginia. This strategic acquisition enhances Costa Farms' market share and significantly extends its geographical presence,... more »

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Nurturing new hires

Your company is only as good as your people, and your people are only as good as the training you provide. The success of any organization hinges on the growth and development of its most... more »

Farm Credit Administration approves final rule on cyber risk management

The Farm Credit Administration (FCA) board has approved a final rule on cyber risk management. The rule requires each System institution to develop and implement a comprehensive, written cyber risk management program. Approved by notational... more »

Connecticut governor approves cannabis expense deductions

The governor of Connecticut, Ned Lamont, has recently signed legislation that allows licensed cannabis businesses to receive state-level tax relief. Previously, licensed  cannabis businesses were prohibited from making federal deductions under Section 280E of the... more »

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Maryland governor to keynote AmericanHort’s Impact Washington

Preparing for its signature advocacy event, AmericanHort has announced two-term Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (who served from 2015 to 2023) will headline the AmericanHort Impact Washington Legislative Summit taking place Sept. 18-20 in the nation’s... more »

Management — Research, education and employer resources

It’s already April, which means that production is in full swing again. With customers bustling to make their purchases for spring plantings, and Mother’s Day right around the corner, you may not feel like you... more »