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Jul 1, 2020
Going to the ShowTim Hodson

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the world we live in and the industry that we work in. This spring, growers, retailers and gardeners have all been forced to examine how they have done things in t... more

Jun 17, 2020
RIP Gary FalkensteinTim Hodson

Our industry lost a great innovator when Gary Falkenstein, president and CEO of ePlantsource, passed away June 5, 2020, due to complications from surgery. A resident of Boulder, Colorado, Falkenstein ... more

Jun 3, 2020
New Web-Based Series to Feature Latest ResearchTim Hodson

The Horticultural Research Institute recently introduced a new web-based series featuring key research findings that help horticulture businesses grow. The series, called tHRIve, features web-base... more

May 20, 2020
Meet This Year’s ClassTim Hodson

Have you received your May issue of GPN yet? If you haven’t, be on the lookout for it because in this issue you will get to meet GPN’s 40 Under 40 Class of 2020. Now in our ninth year, GPN... more

May 6, 2020
A Great Way to LearnTim Hodson

Are you looking for innovative, cost effective and safe training courses to educate yourself and your staff  this summer? If you are, then you should know that the University of Florida will once ... more

Apr 15, 2020
Industry Organizations Urge USDA to Support Growers Impacted by COVID-19Tim Hodson

On April 13, AmericanHort announced it had co-signed a letter along with 104 other organizations that was sent to Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue to ensure nursery and floriculture crop farmers... more

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

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GPN recognizes 40 industry professionals under the age of 40 who are helping to determine the future of the horticulture industry. These individuals are today’s movers and shakers who are already setting the pace for tomorrow.
Ben Vliestra
Sidney Phelps
Jennifer Moss
Daniel Norden
W. Garrett Owen
Jessica Montgomery
Elien Peters
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Nikki Melin

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