The Business: Agriculture and Forestry: (Horticulture Agriculture and Forestry )


The Horticulture section focuses on businesses engaged in the cultivation of fruits, vegetables, flowers, turf grass, and ornamental plants. Generally production involves relatively small acreage and more intensive methods as compared to that of field crops, although this distinction is not always precise. Businesses in this sector may be described as: Nurseries, including trees, shrubs, exotics, perennials, bedding plants, and bulbs, Market Gardeners or Produce Growers, Greenhouses, Orchards, Christmas tree farms, Seed companies, Turf farms, or Floral companies. Companies offering materials and supplies specifically designed for horticultural producers are also found here, as well as sites related to the import and export of horticultural products. Horticulture Agriculture and Forestry Business.

Horticulture is the branch of agriculture that deals with the art, science, technology, and business of growing plants. (wikipedia)