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New Jersey Greenhouse Survey:
Questions About the Business


Changes in employees since 2000?


Is your greenhouse a fulltime or parttime business?


Is your greenhouse your major source of income?


Note: NA refers to those who don't receive any income from the business (e.g. not for profit, educational, etc.)


Are you aware of plans for expansion by your competition?


Note: NA refers to those who don't receive any income from the business (e.g. not for profit, educational, etc.)


Do You Plan to Expand into a Niche market?


Note: NA refers to those who don't receive any income from the business (e.g. not for profit, educa tional, etc.)


How does future New Jersey industry expansion affect your business?


What are your annual average gross sales?


What is your average hourly wage for seasonal employees?


What is your average hourly wage for fulltime employees?


Are you having difficulty complying with workers compensation?


Which production practices do you use?


If IPM, are you satisfied?
Are you considering organic production?
Are you considering automation to save on labor?
Are you considering nutrient delivery service?
Are you considering a rainwater collection system?
Are you concerned about water use/restrictions?


Are you considering a water recircul ation system?
Are you concerned about disease in recirculation systems?
Are you considering evergy saving technology?
Are you considering alternative energy sources?
Are you considering co-generation?


Do you have a computer-operated environmental control system?
If yes, are you satisfied?
If no, are you considering installing one?


Are you considering construction of additional greenhouses?
If no, are you renovating/upgrading?
Are you considering high tunnels?
Are you considering double poly?
Are you considering glass greehouses?
Are you considering open roof?
Are you considering a retracta ble roof greenhouse?
Are you considering a single span greehouse?
Are you considering gutter-connected?


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