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SAF Issues Letter to Governors

On March 24, the Society of American Florists sent a letter to the nation's governors urging state governments to keep floral and related businesses open during the ongoing COVD-19 crisis, citing the importance of flowers... more »

PMA to Host Virtual Town Hall for Members

Produce Marketing Association (PMA) will host a Virtual Town Hall for members on March 25, at 12 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. The Virtual Town Hall: Industry Responds to COVID-19 will be the first in a series of virtual meetings to provide expert insights and cross-industry... more »

AmericanHort, NLAE Legislative and Economic Update Webinar Now Available On Demand

On  March 23, AmericanHort and the Nursery & Landscape Association Executives of North America hosted a Legislative and Economic Update Webinar The archived version of the webinar is available on the AmericanHort website. During the hour-long webinar, AmericanHort’s Craig... more »

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California Flower Growers Suffer Major Losses

The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak has American consumers focused on purchasing necessities like toilet paper, hand soap and food. What they're not purchasing is flowers on their way to check out, and that's a problem. In... more »

Pennsylvania Governor Declares Greenhouse Providers as ‘Essential Services’

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture  issued guidance for the agriculture industry on essential businesses and how those businesses can mitigate against COVID-19 while maintaining essential operations to ensure access to food. On March 17, Governor... more »

AmericanHort CEO Releases Statement on COVID-19

In response to the current COVID-19 situation, AmericanHort's president and CEO, Ken Fisher, released a statement to its members on March 17, outlining some of the things the organization. is doing to help the industry.... more »

UF Announces 2020 Online Training Courses

The University of Florida IFAS Extension has announced the schedule for its 2020 greenhouse training online courses. The four-week  online training courses are offered in English and Spanish. Each course is completely online, and includes streaming... more »

Where Is Your Diamond in the Rough?

Lately, at the Cincinnati Flower Growers Association meetings, I’ve been hearing the growers talk about one thing: finding employees for their businesses. Each month many members discuss how hard it is to find qualified young... 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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