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Amy Morris

Amy Morris Columnist/N.G. Heimos Greenhouses

Amy Morris is Vice President of N.G. Heimos Greenhouses in Millstadt, Illinois.

Recent Articles

Growers Talk Business
What Does the Future Hold?
Amy Morris
How do we predict current and future costs with inbound and outbound freight?
Growers Talk Business
Heimos Is My Name and Flowers Are My Game
Amy Morris
Norwin Heimos was a hard-working, self-made man who accomplished so much in his lifetime from humble beginnings. I would like to share some of his accomplishments many people didn’t know about him.
Growers Talk Business
Women Alone Have Power, Collectively We Have Impact
Amy Morris
When you put a group of women together, you realize each of their strengths and create a stronger force.
Growers Talk Business
How “Flexible” Is Your Business?
Amy Morris
As employers, we want to be as helpful as we can during these crises and understand the troubles that our employees are having.
Growers Talk Business
Be Wise—Stick With the Plan
Amy Morris
It makes us all elated that we’re selling, but we have to be conscious of not thinking this is going to happen next year.
Growers Talk Business
We Believe We Sell Plants, But We Really Sell Space
Amy Morris
Space is becoming rare; this is the time to stop being timid about asking for a fair price for the space we’re using.
Growers Talk Business
Bursting at the Seams
Amy Morris
Is it worth squeezing everything to the point you’re bursting at the seams?
Growers Talk Business
Who’s “Braking” Your Business?
Amy Morris
What do we do when the government mandates a new policy on trucking and doesn’t see the effect it has on our bottom line?
Growers Talk Business
To H-2A or Not to H-2A? That’s the Question?
Amy Morris
A few years ago, we had 90 seasonal positions to fill. In a 10-week period, we hired 432 people to fill the 90 positions. When we switched to H-2A, we were able to take the 90 positions and replace them with 60 H-2A guest workers.
Growers Talk Business
Fifty Shades of Red
Amy Morris
In our unique industry, we’re spoiled for color choices, but how do we determine what colors are selling and worth growing?
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