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AdeptAg Acquires Bellpark Horticulture

AdeptAg, which formed earlier this year by combining AgriNomix and Zwart Systems, has made its next acquisition in controlled environment production solutions: Bellpark Horticulture. Based in Surrey, British Columbia, Canada, Bellpark has been in horticulture... more »

More H-2B Work Visas Available for Fiscal Year 2023

AmericanHort shares the news released from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Department of Labor (DOL), that they will be issuing a regulation to make available to employers an additional 64,716 H-2B temporary... more »

SAF Launches Free Webinars on Mental Wellness

In response to industry feedback and a growing need for resources to help business owners and their teams improve well-being, Society of American Florists (SAF) is launching a series of webinars centered on "Mental Well-Being: The Impact... more »

Think Business — The Right Advice

Of 10 of the top businesses, there are nine different ways they are doing business. There are nine different selling processes. There are nine different organizational structures. There are nine different production procedures. There are... more »

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 »

Forty 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 »