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Greenhouse Grower

Are You Driving Young Growers Away? [Opinion]

In a time when the industry is facing a critical shortage of both labor and skilled, educated growers, it's important that grower operations don't unwittingly turn candidates off to a career at their business or in the industry in general. Take a closer look at your hiring practices to ensure you are being inclusive and not breaking any laws.

America In Bloom Moves Forward With New Management Company

Effective Jan. 1, 2017, management of America In Bloom will transition from AmericanHort to Second Wind Management, which is owned by long-time AIB Executive Director Laura Kunkle.

How Bailey Nurseries Has Found Solutions To The Labor Shortage

A changing seasonal workforce led this Minnesota-based company to explore new labor sources through the H-2A program and refugee organizations, and it’s working out for the better.


Hoisting saves time on ground cover replacement

The crop change is usually a good period to replace the ground cover of your greenhouse. But with connected tube rail support being installed in many greenhouses these days, it can become a quite complicated and time consuming task. For this reason, Dutch bell pepper grower Paul Kaashoek contacted TC van den.....

Finland: Year round production with just 5 hours of daylight

Currently, the sun doesn’t rise until around ten o'clock in the Finnish town of Närpes and at three o'clock in the afternoon it's dark again. So, year-round cultivation of tomatoes requires a lot of artificial light. Therefore the growers at Sven Sigg Ab have chosen for supplemental lighting with no less.....

Spain and Morocco serve Europan demand for greenhouse veg

While most of theDutch, German, Belgian, French and British growers are currently in the middle of preparing their greenhouses for next year's crop, Spanish and Moroccan producers and traders are again in the middle of their production season. The growers in Spain are currently receiving high prices for.....

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    Info about container farms and container farm suppliers!

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    This Groups is for VSAT graduates so they can stay in touch with fellow Alumni and have access to the file library and other resources.

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    This group is for current students in the sustainable agriculture training program. Here you can find links to course resources, video's, the file…

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