Resources – Horticulture Business




Find here a list of presentations and topics delivered by the HortBusiness team

HortBusiness Calculator

... Coming soon...



Enterprise Budgets

Find a list of enterprise budgets from Purdue and other universities. Budgets are available for a wide variety of crops and operations


Price Reports

Find a list of price reports for a variety of markets such as Farmer's Markets, produce auctions, CSAs, retail, etc.


Economic Contributions and Impacts of Food, Fiber, and Forest Industries

The website provides a comprehensive list of contribution and impact studies involving food, fiber, and forest industries in the U.S.


New Business Planner

This web site will help you write a business an using a question-and-answer format. You must register in order to use the software. Registration is free.


Free Marketing Resources

Free marketing resources by external websites can be found here. Need to integrate social media in  your marketing efforts? Want to create your own website?



Electronic Grower Resources Online (e-GRO) is a collaborative effort of floriculture specialists to create a new clearing house for alerts about disease, insect, environmental, physiological and nutritional disorders being observed in commercial greenhouses. Information is available about disorders, podcasts, and research.


Vegetable Crops Hotline

A newsletter for commercial vegetable growers prepared by the Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service


Food Safety

For information related to fresh produce safety, please email Or find more information at the Center for Food Safety Engineering