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Bill Swanekamp Columnist, President - Kube-Pak

Bill is president of Kube-Pak, a greenhouse operation in Allentown, N.J.

Recent Articles

Growers Talk Business
The Plug Doctor
Bill Swanekamp
It’s always sad to see one of our industry leaders succumb to the curse of death, but Dr. Dave Koranski will be remembered for a long time for his outstanding accomplishments for our industry.
Growers Talk Business
Who Woulda Thought?
Bill Swanekamp
Who of us imagined six to eight months ago that a global pandemic would sweep the world and cause almost the compete shut down of the U.S. economy?
Growers Talk Business
Getting the Most Bang for Your Buck
Bill Swanekamp
How Kube-Pak adapted it’s new transplanter to work for their production needs.
Growers Talk Business
Update on Biological Controls
Bill Swanekamp
There are limitations to the beneficial program that must be respected or you’ll find yourself in an uncomfortable situation with potentially unsaleable plants.
Growers Talk Business
Supply vs. Demand
Bill Swanekamp
Even a small decrease in supply can have a huge impact on demand.
Growers Talk Business
The Times They Are A-Changin’
Bill Swanekamp
Our industry is going through a time of change in this country in three main areas.
Growers Talk Business
Letting the Moths Out
Bill Swanekamp
When it comes to running a business, it’s necessary to constantly and consistently make capital improvements.
Growers Talk Business
Attitude Adjustment
Bill Swanekamp
The biggest benefit of this season was the attitude adjustment I made: see the positive, ignore the negative.
Growers Talk Business
Managing Your Lighting
Bill Swanekamp
Recently, it occurred to me that maybe just observing whether a lamp was on or off wasn’t enough.
Growers Talk Business
Saving Money Via Energy Auctions
Bill Swanekamp
There are opportunities out there to reduce your production costs—energy auctions might just be waiting to help you save money.
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