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New Website Helps Retailers Offer Contactless Pickup

On March 27, SBI Software debuted a new nationwide website to help grower-retailers let consumers know they can purchase plants at locations offering no contact plant pick up services during the COVID-19 situation. The new website, www.nocontactplantpickup.com, is... more »

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AmericanHort to Present Webinar on Business Relief Resources

On Friday, March 27, Congress passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. It's an estimated $2 trillion package, which specifically allots $10 billion for Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDLs) and $350 billion... more »

MSU’s Behe to Address Retail Strategies in Today’s Environment

Michigan State University' professor Bridget Behe will share marketing and retailing strategies for garden center retailers in a webinar later this week. This webinar emphasizes how retailers need to adapt their sales processes during the pandemic... more »

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 »

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