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A Busy January 2010!

As is normal, January has been a very busy and productive month.  January has also brought a great deal of changes to the Hort Americas product portfolio. TPIE 2010 First was our visit to the Tropical Plant Industry Expo in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. In this video from TPIE 2009 you can see what the show […]

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Can Farming Save a City?

Fortune Magazine post an interesting question? Can Farming save Detroit? What do you think?  We think Agriculture will go thru many changes as it continues to cope with changing expectations regarding:  Sustainability, Climate, Natural Resources and Population. But, we are not sure that it will save cities…unless that is that the expectations within those cities […]

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University of Florida IFAS Extension provides a great source for Greenhouse Vegetable Production

Summary – Florida Greenhouse Vegetable Production Handbook, Vol 11 G. J. Hochmuth2 It should be keenly apparent to the prospective greenhouse vegetable grower that some formidable difficulties exist. Greenhouse vegetable production involves much expense and a great amount of risk. During the decision process, the potential new grower must understand and decide if the risks […]

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2010 Commercial Horticulture Trade Show Schedule

International Trade Shows Calendar of Events held in 2010 2010– Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Dates Event Topic Venue Country 2010  January ’10 Event Topic Venue Country 12-14 Jan Sival Vine & Wine Angers France 13-14 Jan Dan-Gar-Tek Gardening & Garden Equipment Odense Denmark 13-14 Jan Agro-Mashov Agri-Horticulture Tel Aviv Israel 13-16 Jan Agriflanders Agri-Horticulture Ghent Belgium 14-16 Jan TPIE […]

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Climate Minder is one of the new products Hort Americas is working with.  Climate Minder is a wireless environment control greenhouse computer system. Read about them at Earth Times. http://www.earthtimes.org/articles/show/climateminder-introduces-smart-wireless-solution,983164.shtml Visit our corporate website at http://www.hortamericas.com

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Food security, safety and availability!

NOVEMBER 18, 2009 More Households Request Food Aid By SCOTT KILMAN and ROGER THUROW The U.S. Agriculture Department said Monday the number of households that reported struggling to buy enough food in 2008 jumped 31% over the previous year.According to the USDA’s annual poll, 17 million U.S. households reported some degree of food insecurity in […]

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