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Apr 1, 2020
AmericanHort to Launch Women in Horticulture ProgramTim Hodson

Later this month, AmericanHort will be introducing a new Women in Horticulture program that will begin with a series of monthly online interviews with accomplished women in the industry. There also wi... more

Mar 18, 2020
An Essential BusinessTim Hodson

As COVID-19 continues to alter our everyday lives and growers wonder what lies ahead, it was very heartening to see that Pennsylvania’s governor, Tom Wolf, understands the importance of the agricult... more

Mar 4, 2020
USDA Provides $70 Million to Help Battle Pests, DiseasesTim Hodson

Earlier this week, the USDA announced it is allocating almost $70 million to support 386 projects under the Plant Protection Act’s Section 7721 program “to strengthen the nation’s infrastructure... more

Feb 28, 2020
A Time for ActionTim Hodson

Last week, AmericanHort sent out two Action Alerts to let growers know that legislators will soon be making a final decision regarding two important topics related to our industry — H-2B visas and a... more

Feb 27, 2020
Countdown to Spring Trials 2020 — Part 3Jasmina Dolce

The California Spring Trials kicks off in just 30 days! In a few weeks, flower breeders and industry suppliers will set up shop along the California coast to showcase their latest and greatest. Will y... more

Feb 21, 2020
MSU Updates Insect, Disease Management Recommendations for ‘20Tim Hodson

Just in time for the spring season, Michigan State University Extension recently released updates to its pest and disease management recommendations for 2020. Growers looking for tools to fight gre... more

Feb 19, 2020
Home Depot Announces Spring Hiring PlansTim Hodson

On Feb. 11, the Home Depot said it would be hiring 80,000 employees this spring in preparation for its busiest season of the year. This follows the January announcement from Lowe’s that it planne... more

Feb 14, 2020
Your California CompanionTim Hodson

Are you headed to California next month for the California Spring Trials? If you are, have you started planning your trip and making all of your appointments yet? If you haven’t, be sure to ch... more

Feb 11, 2020
Countdown to Spring Trials 2020 — Part 2Jasmina Dolce

The 2020 California Spring Trials countdown continues. In just 45 days, breeders and suppliers will gather along the California coast for five days of new variety trials and exhibits. If you haven'... more

Feb 7, 2020
Cultivate’20 is On the WayTim Hodson

Even though it is only early February, Cultivate'20 is already on the way. AmericanHort’s Cultivate’20 will take place July 11-14, at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio. ... more

Feb 5, 2020
Calling All Board NomineesTim Hodson

AmericanHort is now accepting nominations for its board of directors. Applications will be accepted until Feb. 21 from AmericanHort members interested in being nominated for its board of director... more

Jan 31, 2020
2020 is All About Plant Health Says U.N.Tim Hodson

A few weeks ago, I told you that Seed Your Future has declared 2020 to be the Year of the Plant as part of its effort “to promote horticulture and inspire people to pursue careers working with plant... more

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