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Nurseries, landscape businesses add $3.5 billion in “green” to Minnesota economy

Posted on November 14, 2014, in Ag Innovation News, AURI News, News

–by Jonathan Eisenthal It’s a vivid snapshot of the garden and yard industry in Minnesota, and what it adds to the Minnesota economy: $3.5 billion dollars 42,000 full and part-time employees $1.9 billion in direct sales. Having come out the other side of the Great Recession, the Minnesota Nursery and Landscape Association (MNLA) wanted to […]

Minnesota landscape and nursery industry economic impact study

Posted on May 27, 2014, in Research

A recent survey, sponsored by the Minnesota Landscape and Nursery Association (MNLA) and AURI, found that nursery and landscape businesses in Minnesota have experienced substantial change in the last 5 to 10 years. A major economic recession hit the housing sector particularly hard, and with it a boom in retail nursery goods and landscaping services in the early part of the previous decade dissolved…Growth has been slow, which is expected due to the correlation between landscape and nursery business and the housing market, but members overall have positive outlooks for future growth. MNLA members create over 42,000 full-time, part-time, and seasonal jobs each year. Their activities led to over $1.9 billion in direct sales.

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