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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 […]

A blooming future

Posted on October 1, 2002, in Ag Innovation News

Move over, soybeans. Minnesota producers may want to add hostas, lilies and river birch to their crop rotations. An industry appraisal spearheaded by the Minnesota Nursery & Landscaping Association reveals that Minnesota’s nursery and landscape business is a multi-billion dollar industry that grew 97 percent over the past five years. The recent study shows the […]

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