Management

Management — The Forecast for Workforce Issues

As a “frustrated wannabe meteorologist” who couldn’t handle the requisite physics classes, I often turn to weather analogies to describe dynamics in the policy space. When it comes to labor and the horticultural workforce, the... more »

40 Under 40 Perspectives: Building a Successful Team

Being a lead grower carries many responsibilities, aside from the obvious loss reduction and quality plant production. Being a leader of any type requires understanding that the key to success is people. Just like plants... more »

BioSafe Systems CEO Dies at 64

BioSafe Systems is remembering its leader, Rob Larose, who died on Sept. 25, 2022, at the age of 64: He was a visionary businessman and BioSafe Systems’ employees, industry partners, lifelong colleagues and friends all... more »

Hoffman Nursery Announce Promotions on Sales and Marketing Team

Hoffman Nursery has promoted two employees, Stephen Gillis to sales and customer service manager and Alex Stanley-Stretch to marketing coordinator. Gillis joined Hoffman Nursery in February 2019 as a... more »

Jan Derck van Karnebeek Appointed CEO of GreenV

Jan Derck van Karnebeek was appointed CEO of GreenV as of Sept. 1, 2022. GreenV is a group of companies active in the international horticulture industry and currently comprises greenhouse builder Prins Group, installation company... more »

ForemostCo Strengthens Sales Team with New Appointments

ForemostCo Inc. has added Neil Beatty, Victoria Sossoman and Pamela Glaze to the sales team as sales representatives to accelerate growth and expansion plans. National Sales Manager Chris Rocheleau confirmed that the appointments are part... more »

Westerlay Orchids Adopts HortiFootprint Calculator

Westerlay Orchids is the first North American user of the HortiFootprint Calculator, a software tool developed by MPS and LetsGrow.com that measures the carbon footprint of horticultural production and helps growers to make more sustainable... more »

Creating A Brighter Future for Generations of Farmers and Consumers Alike

As the business of farming continues to change, growers are faced with a number of challenges, such as succession planning and product sales. During the 2022 Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable and Farm Market EXPO, growers... more »

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GPN recognizes 40 industry professionals under the age of 40 who are helping to determine the future of the horticulture industry. These individuals are today’s movers and shakers who are already setting the pace for tomorrow.
Erica Hernandez
Emma Lookabaugh
Melissa Maguire
Cole Mangum
Oz Marshall
Meagan Nace
Tiffany Nohl
Chris Plane
Mike Prol