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Find the latest news and information to keep you up-to-date on recent company and industry happenings and events. Be sure to stop back often for updated releases and announcements. You can also check our Learning Center for more information on topics ranging from insurance coverages to claims and business tips for the horticultural industry.
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9 steps to making a property claim: Greenhouse Grower

In an industry where controlled environments are critical, Tom Richey discusses how to submit a claim following property damage.

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AFE appoints Tim Noble as trustee

Hortica president, Tim Noble, is among four trustees announced to AFE’s board.

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Sentry Insurance earns AM Best A+ rating

AM Best credits Sentry’s balance sheet strength in assigning rating. Hortica is a brand of the Sentry Insurance Group.

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Combatting transportation costs: Greenhouse Grower

Traci Dooley details five tips to help horticulture businesses manage rising vehicle costs.

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Preventing workplace injuries: Greenhouse Grower

As the horticulture industry faces a shifting workforce, Zach Bruce highlights the importance of a workplace safety program.

Industry insights


Business continuity planning: Greenhouse Grower

Zach Bruce shares how leaders can create an effective business continuity plan for their horticulture operations.
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Business tips

5 benefits of hybrid shopping

Looking to strengthen your sales and competitive edge in the retail landscape? Garden centers are finding success with hybrid shopping models. Find out how—and why—to implement this strategy at your business.
Business tips

Vertical growing trend

Vertical growing in greenhouses or shipping containers is a rising trend. As a greenhouse owner, if you’re thinking of adopting this growing method, it’s not too far out of reach. This article can help you decide.

Your garden center insurance guide

Do you have proper insurance for your garden center? We’ve outlined potential risks and appropriate coverages in this insurance guide for garden centers to help you determine if your business is adequately insured.
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