Growers are finding new markets with medical facilities as they invest in garden spaces to assist with patient care. Producers are also keeping a tight grip on offering credit to their customers in partners to manage finances. Also in this issue, Todd Nelson shares his background and thoughts on the industry, Mike Darcy predicts a […]
Science is finding that, figuratively speaking, a tree a day keeps the doctor away. Regular exposure to trees and nature can help people recover from illness and lead to better mental and physical health, according to an ever-growing body of research. To the working members of the green industry, such declarations may seem like a […]
The December issue of Digger has been mailed to subscribers, and the cover story this month is on ground-hugging conifers (PDF). Other articles in this issue include: • “Bee-ing aware of insecticides” (PDF) — Columnist Mike Darcy discusses insecticides containing neonicotinoids and ways garden centers can inform their customers.• “Meet the Leader: John Coulter” (PDF) — […]
The American Farm Bureau Federation has issued a statement on the Supreme Court decision upholding the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
Flu season is almost here. The typical flu season kills 36,000 Americans, hospitalizes 200,000 and costs U.S. businesses $10 billion in lost productivity. With the potentially deadly H1N1 strain in the mix, public officials fear this year’s impacts could be far worse. How can companies and individuals minimize risk? “It’s Not Flu as Usual: An […]