Agricultural Transportation Costs On the Rise
Transport costs rising for your agricultural operation?
Look to what a venerable nursery stock operation is doing in
Johnsons of Whixley one of the largest nursery stock producers in
I visited their primary production nursery near
Indeed there are limitations to this method. The first being that only plants that could tolerate such packing without damage would be suitable. This nursery is only caging those woody tree, shrub, and conifer species that can tolerate this practice. Their customers sometimes tolerate some plant imperfections after shipment, but support this practice because of large transportation cost savings.
For some of you this packing practice may seem a bit extreme or at least not suitable for the species you produce or for your market. For you, this transport method used by a mainstream successful nursery business in