March 2011 — BG
Like many greenhouse growers today, Mark Elzinga was first introduced to the business as a child. He learned early on, working at his father’s facility Elzinga & Hoeksema Greenhouses in Portage, Mich., what was necessary...
About five years ago, with the advent of pay-by-scan and supplier-managed inventories, I was with a buyer from one of the big box retailers when he made very clear to an assembled group of greenhouse employees that their...
Economics is called the dismal science because it acknowledges that we live in a world of limited resources. This implies that we have to make trade-offs — if we want to consume more of A, we must give up some of B; we...
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