October 2020

State of the Industry Report

Overcoming the shutdown

Many commercial greenhouse operations maintained essential business status throughout the coronavirus crisis. Those that dealt with shutdowns, however, learned some valuable lessons for the upcoming season.

Filling a floral demand

During the coronavirus pandemic, Coview Farm and Greenhouses is filling a need and growing its ornamental business.

On the up & up

As sales continue their steady upward trend, confidence in the market is stronger than ever.

Bend, don’t break

Flexibility in both plans and reactions will help stave off some effects of the pandemic and recession.

20/20 vision

As IGCs adapt and grow with the changes COVID-19 has made to the retail world, sales are booming and business is better than ever.

Features

2020 Horticultural Industry Leadership Awards

An educator & advocator

By leading with facts, patience and a thorough understanding of the industry, Bill Zalakar is advocating for floriculture while training the next generation of growers on Long Island.

Time to Upgrade

Top of the market

An “APEX” greenhouse can help growers modernize their production and become more profitable.

Mycorrhizal Applications