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Farwest Offers Route to Pesticide Recertification

The 2022 Farwest Show, in Portland, Oregon, Aug. 24–26, will offer 10 hours of credit toward pesticide recertification, including six in the Pesticide Class Pass trek that have Spanish translation provided. This gives nursery and... more »

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Global Biotechnology Policy: Extend Africa the Courtesy to Decide for Herself

My guest today is Patricia Nanteza. We recently met electronically after I heard the former director of the Alliance for Science, based at the Boyce Thompson Institute on the Cornell University campus, speak at a... more »

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UF Readies Next Greenhouse Training Online Program

Train your staff to make better crop management decisions by learning in-depth aspects of plant nutrition management. Nutrient Management Level 2 (Advanced), which begins on Aug. 22, is the third course of the 2022 Greenhouse... more »

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20 Students Earn American Floral Endowment Scholarships

The American Floral Endowment (AFE) has awarded 20 students with scholarships totaling $54,400. In this 2022 scholarship cycle, which introduced a new online application platform, 65 applications were received from over 40 colleges and universities,... more »

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Hort Americas Donates to AppHarvest Foundation

Hort Americas has donated $10,000 to the AppHarvest Foundation to support its AgTech education program that introduces high school students to controlled environment agriculture (CEA) to help grow the next generation of farmers and futurists... more »

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New Model for Horticulture Extension Training Launches

Growers and technical staff in the greenhouse and controlled environment industry can gain a new qualification in plant health management with a collaboration from two online Extension training programs offered by the University of Florida... more »

University of Florida Greenhouse Training With Online Courses

The University of Florida on July 11 will offer an online course for greenhouse growers called Nutrient Management Level 1. The course will train staff to make better decisions about fertilizer and plant nutrient management.... more »

AmericanHort Elects New Board Members, Officers

AmericanHort recently announced the election of four new members to the board of directors, along with the election of a new slate of board officers. The official welcome and installation will take place at Cultivate’22.... more »