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AmericanHort Hires New Director of Government Affairs

Tal Coley has been hired as AmericanHort's new director of government affairs based in its Washington, D.C. office. [caption id="attachment_66260" ... more »

House Committee Increases Proposed Funds for Industry Research

The House Appropriations Committee has recommended allotting $500,000 to a key industry research fund — doubling the amount that Society of American... more »

Congress Declares July American Grown Flowers Month

On Tuesday June 27, Congressman Salud Carbajal (CA-24) introduced a bipartisan resolution designating July as “American Grown Flowers Month.” ... more »

AmericanHort to Host Impact Washington

This September, AmericanHort will host Impact Washington, an advocacy and policy meeting, in Washington, D.C. It will take place September 12  and... more »

Sonny Perdue Confirmed as Ag Secretary

Sonny Perdue was sworn in as the 31st U.S. secretary of agriculture on April 25. Perdue was sworn in by fellow Georgian and Associate Justice of the U... more »

USDA Releases 2016 Plant Protection and Quarantine Report

The USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has released its  2016 Annual Report on Plant Protection and Quarantine (PPQ), outlini... 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.