Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Oregon's Nursery Industries

Many different kinds of businesses have been hard-hit during the current recession, including Oregon's plant nurseries. An article today in the Eugene Register-Guard newspaper highlights some of the struggles of this industry.

For instance, "sales plunged 17 percent, to $820 million" from 2007 to 2008. According to the article, causes for the industry's downturn include "the halt of home and business construction, high transportation costs, financial lending woes and a depressed national economy."

To learn more, please see the full article.

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