Labor Issues

Working with a changing labor force

The U.S. has record low unemployment, currently around 3.5%, but our industry is still feeling the shortage of workers. According to the 2022 Greenhou... more »

Hort Americas and Agrifast Partner to Tackle Industry Issues

In a move to address agriculture’s mounting labor problems, while also providing a more environmentally sustainable solution, Hort Americas announce... more »

AmericanHort’s Labor and Employment Survey Results Available Now

Workforce development and labor availability is one of the issues AmericanHort’s advocacy team works to address to better meet the needs of the gree... 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 dynamic... more »

Finding Greenhouse Labor

Looking for Labor?

With a national unemployment rate below 4 percent, it is becoming increasingly difficult for specialty crop growers of both edible and ornamental crop... 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