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Immigration penalties a reminder to stay in compliance

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It’s funny how government works. And I’m not talking “funny ha-ha.” Or, maybe I am, because some of the decisions made by government officials seem comical compared to others. As I was watching my TweetDeck feed earlier this week, I saw a Tweet go by with a link to an… Read more »

Changes to Form I-9 could benefit horticulture industry

Over the past few years, we’ve kept up a conversation about HR compliance in the horticulture industry. Even though we’ve been involved with horticulture only for the past 10 years, we’ve seen a dramatic shift in laws ranging from health care to immigration that would never have affected the horticulture… Read more »

Ahoy! Horticulture needs to focus on HR compliance

Not long after Culitvate14 in July, Laura Drotleff, the editor of Greenhouse Grower Magazine, gave Greg Lafferty a call. It was hard for them to meet up during the trade show; but true to her word, Laura was interested in what Practical Software Solutions was doing for the horticulture industry,… Read more »

What do concrete and greenhouse growers have in common?

For those who follow our social media (Twitter, Facebook, Linked In, this blog, or what have you), you may have raised an eyebrow this week. The last few weeks, we’ve been all about Grower Vertical, as our Sage ERP team exhibited at MANTS. We then followed some of our friends… Read more »

Turn to your left to see more at MANTS

A couple of months ago, I came across this interesting article from the people at Skyline Exhibits about why not to exhibit on the left side of a trade show floor. The reason is simple: Most people being right-handed, they tend to follow a path from right to left. Through… Read more »

Ask us about HR software

We had a feeling this would happen, even before our Grower Vertical customers started calling us in the past few months to ask us about it. We knew there would be a point when companies in the horticulture industry would realize they needed help with their human resources management, and… Read more »

A recap of Sage Summit 2013

The words came out of my mouth before I could stop myself. Vince Stamey, our CEO, missed Sage Summit this year because of a scheduling conflict. (His kids were off being national champions again with their rifle team. Woo-hoo!) When he returned, he asked me if I had learned anything… Read more »

Laurent to discuss healthcare reform tomorrow

When the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act was passed by Congress in March 2010, many knew that huge changes were coming. As the portions of this legislation are implemented, the impact is being felt not only by the healthcare industry, but also all businesses large and small. Some changes,… Read more »