6000 Impacts of the Great Recession and Drought on the Environmental Horticulture Industry | UGA Cooperative Extension

The environmental horticulture industry, unlike many industries, is intricately connected to the national, regional, and local economy as plant and turfgrass sales ebb and flow with economic conditions. This publication updates readers on the national, regional, and local economic factors that have affected the environmental horticulture industry. Since the recession and drought of the mid-2000s, we find that the environmental horticulture industry has suffered economically and has yet to recover to pre-recession levels.


Status and Revision History
Published on Nov 15, 2017

Faculty
Benjamin Campbell Assistant Professor, Agricultural & Applied Economics Kent L. Wolfe Director, Center for Agribusiness and Economic Development (CAED) Sharon P Kane Food Business Development Specialist, Center for Agribusiness and Economic Development (CAED) Brady Brewer Assistant Professor, Agricultural & Applied Economics
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