Education

Vascular streak dieback shown on trees in a nursery

Fact sheet addresses new plant disease

Throughout the past two years, nurseries in Virginia and surrounding states have observed an uptick in wilt and severe dieback on redbud, maple and dogwood — Virginia’s state tree. In some cases, almost 100% of... more »

University of Florida opens registration for online greenhouse training course

The University of Florida opens registration for Costing & Profitability, an online greenhouse training course, which starts Aug. 14. The courses are designed to develop skills to accurately estimate production cost and profit for greenhouse... more »

Northeast Greenhouse Conference and Expo will have cut flowers educational sessions

Northeast Greenhouse Conference and Expo will feature two educational sessions on cut flowers on Nov. 9, 2023. Outdoor dahlia production for cut flowers, Stephanie Burnett, University of Maine Pest issues for cut flowers, John Sanderson,... more »

UF online greenhouse training courses start in July

One of the biggest factors affecting the success of your crop is correctly managing nutrients in the root zone. Nutrient Management Level 1 is part of the Greenhouse Online Training program offered by the University... more »

SAF’s 1-Day Profit Blast in Boston set for July

Industry professionals will have the opportunity to network and learn next month at the Society of American Florists’ (SAF) 1-Day Profit Blast in Boston. The July 23 event, sponsored by Flower Shop Network and Jacobson Floral, will feature three educational... more »

Biobest Academy launched to empower growers with IPM advice

The Biobest Academy, a new e-learning platform to strengthen IPM knowledge and understanding, is now available for online training on IPM technical advice. “Making Integrated Pest Management (IPM) programs successful requires a much deeper understanding... more »

AmericanHort’s 3-part webinar series on navigating H-2A and H-2B starts tomorrow

AmericanHort's three-part Mastery Series provides an opportunity to really dig into the subject matter with leading industry experts. Walk away with immediately-applicable tools and plans for your business. Navigating H-2A and H-2B is presented by... more »

SAFs Forecasting Your Future course series available now

All three installments of the Society of American Florists (SAF) Forecasting Your Future course series are available now. The courses are presented by Manny and Clara Gonzales, a seasoned floral industry husband and wife team who... more »