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East Coast Christmas tree growers: Drought not seriously hurting crop
Farmers in some parts of Connecticut lost more than half of their newly planted trees, while others were unaffected.
Christmas tree promotions available to farmers
Christmas tree promotions available to farmers
Christmas tree promotional are available to farmers to download for free.
Arkansas officials expand emerald ash borer quarantine
The Arkansas State Plant Board announced Monday that it’s adding eight more counties to its quarantine involving the emerald ash borer.
Western Innovator: Nursery grower ventures into hemp
Western Innovator: Nursery grower ventures into hemp
Nursery grower Barry Cook is diversifying his operation to include hemp.
Nursery adopts plasticulture for trees
Nursery adopts plasticulture for trees
Northwoods Nursery has found plasticulture improves weed control, water retention, plant growth.
Oregon nursery, landlord prevail in sexual harassment lawsuit
Carlton Plants and the landlord, Carlton Nursery, won a lawsuit in which they were accused of creating a hostile work environment by ineffectively responding to a sexual harassment complaint.
Nurseries should prepare for next recession, economist says
Nurseries should prepare for next recession, economist says
Charlie Hall, a horticulture economist at Texas A&M University, advises nurseries to prepare for the next recession.
Researchers help nursery industry with native plant goals
Idaho's nursery industry will team up with University of Idaho researchers on a project designed to introduce new, aesthetically pleasing native plants to the market.
Study: Sudden oak death might be unstoppable in California

DAVIS, Calif. (AP) — An epidemic of the tree disease “sudden oak death” cannot be eradicated in California, but it can be managed, a new study shows.

The computer model used in the study published this week in the...

H-2A delays cause worker shortages in 20 states
H-2A delays cause worker shortages in 20 states

Federal agency delays in processing visas for foreign guestworkers who tend and harvest America’s food crops are fast approaching crisis proportions, all but guaranteeing crops will rot in fields this year, the American Farm Bureau Federation...

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