Chris Beytes is editor of GrowerTalks and Green Profit magazines and author of the widely read weekly e-newsletter Acres Online, which reaches more than 25,000 horticulture industry folks in 66 countries.
Chris is a graduate of the University of Florida, with a degree in journalism and a minor in ornamental horticulture. A former greenhouse owner with his wife, Laurie, Chris has been with Ball Publishing since 1993.
In that position, Chris travels the U.S. and the world to stay current on the latest horticultural production, marketing and retailing technologies and trends. Highlights of his career (thus far) including interviewing King Willem Alexander of the Netherlands, and emceeing (five times) the International Grower of the Year awards in Germany.