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Where to Begin When starting a Commercial Greenhouse

Posted by Phil Bishop on May 31, 2016 12:45:44 PM

     In short, the below list is a start to forming the ideas you have into an actionable and analytical plan.  This list is geared towards people wanting to start a commercial greenhouse.  Several other posts will follow helping to guide the decision processes as you move toward starting a vegetable greenhouse.  While you fill out the list, give yourself the freedom to explore all ideas and answers.  Analyze and build on what makes sense for your situation, taking into account your capabilities, your team’s talents and the markets needs and wants.   

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Topics: greenhouse financing, greenhouse labor, greenhouse market, commercial greenhouse, greenhouse money, new greenhouse

Reducing Labor Costs: Not Laborers

Posted by admin on Feb 16, 2015 1:38:07 PM

A common misconception in reducing labor costs is that you have to reduce your staff. Not true. When we talk about reducing labor costs, it’s really the labor cost per plant. The suggestions that we are making are to help your staff and optimize their time and energies while working. There are three ways that we have found most effective when talking to our customers.

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Topics: greenhouse automation, greenhouse labor costs, greenhouse labor, reduce labor costs, drip irrigation, greenhouse watering, greenhouse controls, control systems, greenhouse maintenance, seasonal greenhouse maintenance

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