Dr. Charlie Hall

Dr. Charlie Hall

Dr. Charlie Hall received a B.S. in Agricultural Economics from the University of Tennessee in 1984, a Master’s Degree in Ornamental Horticulture and Landscape Design from the University of Tennessee in 1986, and his Ph.D. from Mississippi State University. He began his academic career at Texas A&M University in 1988, where he spent 13 years on the faculty before joining the faculty at the University of Tennessee in 2002. In August 2007, Dr. Hall returned to Texas A&M University as Professor and Ellison Chair in International Floriculture. Dr. Hall’s expertise is in the production and marketing of green industry crops is nationally recognized in academia and among the horticultural clientele he serves.

Dr. Hall currently serves as the Chief Economist for AmericanHort and Co-Chair of the Advisory Council of Seed Your Future. He is former President and Past-President of the board of directors for America in Bloom. He received the Paul Ecke, Jr. award from the Society of American Florists for professional contributions to the floral industry and the Porter Henegar Memorial Award from the Southern Nursery Association for significant contributions to ornamental horticulture research and to the Southern Nursery Association. He is an Honorary Lifetime Member of the Texas Nursery and Landscape Association and has received TNLA’s Staff Award for Outstanding Service to the Industry.

Making Strategic Decisions in the Midst of Uncertainty   WATCH THE VIDEO

In this webinar, Charlie will provide the latest statistics regarding COVID-19 and its impact on the economy. He will also cover the latest jobs report and discuss some of the difficulties that government entities are facing in getting timely and accurate data. Lastly, he will discuss the general performance of the industry this spring and project an outlook for what the rest of the year looks like.