September 2010 BG
Susie Raker-Zimmerman is not Gerry Raker’s daughter. She is his niece. Her father, Dave (who recently retired from C. Raker & Sons), is Gerry’s brother. But one of these days, Raker-Zimmerman jokes, she is going to get...
A fairly widespread national economic recovery has been under way for almost a year. The pace of growth was strongest in the fourth quarter of 2009, which helped achieve a growth rate of almost 4 percent in the second half...
The wholesale value of U.S. floriculture products decreased 4 percent from 2006 to 2009. While the decrease is not good, some may feel surprised the loss hasn’t been more dramatic. Most are probably now convinced that we are...
GPN magazine recently invited me to be a panelist at a presentation about the state of the industry during this year’s OFA Short Course. Prior to the show, GPN and OFA — and Association of Horticulture Professionals — sent a...