Grower 101: Evaluating Plant Handling Systems

Reducing plant handling costs is a goal of most greenhouse businesses. Carrying plants is time consuming and heavy work. It is also expensive. There a... more »

Grower 101: Pallet Handling Equipment

Most materials that growers receive are handled on pallets. Bags of growing mix, bundles of containers, fertilizer and construction materials require ... more »

Grower 101: Prevention Before Problems

Profitability in the greenhouse industry relies on high yields, innovative methods of production, new plant varieties, structural design, environmenta... more »

Growth in a Flat Economy

Despite an industry-wide slowdown in the growth rate of live plant production during the past several years, business is just fine — better than... more »

International Travel

Horti FairÐBridget White
Perhaps it's because when you're in a strange environment, you seek out familiar things. Regardless, the Intern... more »

Preparing Automation

Spring can be a mad scramble or a well planned and orchestrated exercise. In most operations, I suspect, it is a combination of both.In the bedding pl... more »

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