Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Plant and Flower Growing industry has fared poorly in the five-year period. The influx of low-cost cut flower imports from Colombia and Ecuador has had a staggering negative effect on domestic farmers, decreasing industry revenue. In the coming years, industry revenue will decline, hampered by weak demand from florists and nurseries and by import competition. While the overall US economy is no longer in a recession, weak discretionary spending will continue to strain flower sales throughout the year... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
Industry establishments are located throughout the United States. However, their distribution varies slightly from the population distribution. Some industry products grow better in some climates and a concentration of growers have developed in a given area. Oregon, for example, which has the fourth-largest number of industry establishments, has about 6.0% of industry establishments yet only about 1.2% of the US population.
The two largest producing states in the industry are Florida and California. Florida has about 10.0% of industry establishments and accounts for about 12.7% of industry revenue. California has about 6.4% of industry establishments and generates about 21.9% of industry revenue... purchase to read more