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January 28, 2020
AmericanHort Board of Directors Nominations Being Accepted

The AmericanHort Board of Directors recently announced the application period for the 2020 board of director nominations is now open. Applications are being accepted until Feb. 21 from AmericanHort members interested in being nominated for... more »

January 24, 2020
HRI Announces Scholarship Recipient

The Horticultural Research Institute (HRI), in conjunction with the Mid-Atlantic Nursery Trade Show Inc. (MANTS), recently announced that Nicholas Dzurenda, a junior at Virginia Tech, as its 2019-2020 Carville M. Akehurst Memorial Scholarship recipient. Dzurenda,... more »

January 20, 2020
2020 HortScholar Applications Sought

AmericanHort is now accepting applications for its 2020 HortScholar program. Students applying for this program can be enrolled in any horticulture-related program at any degree level.  Applications will be accepted at AmericanHort.org/Scholars until March 1, 2020. The HortScholar... more »

December 3, 2019
AmericanHort Introduces Plant Sentry as New Affinity Program Partner

AmericanHort has announced the newest addition to its lineup of affinity business program partners, Plant Sentry.  Plant Sentry is a software program pioneered by Nature Hills Nursery that provides a comprehensive plant compliance tool designed... more »

October 7, 2019
Cultivate Receives Trade Show Honors

AmericanHort' signature event, Cultivate, is being recognized in the trade show industry by two leading industry organizations – Trade Show Executive (TSE) and Trade Show News Network (TSNN). Cultivate has been named to the Trade... more »

September 11, 2019
Michael Bracken Joins IGCA Board of Directors

AmericanHort, the U.S. representative to the International Garden Centre Association (IGCA), recently announced the recent of Michael Bracken, owner of Nicholson-Hardie Nursery and Garden Centers of Dallas, Texas, to the IGCA Board of Directors. Coming... more »

June 18, 2019
AmericanHort Names 2019 HortScholars

AmericanHort recently announced it has identified and supported six students with a passion and drive for the horticulture industry through the HortScholars program. Nearly 50 applications were submitted, making 2019 another record-breaking year for the... more »

May 28, 2019
AmericanHort, HRI Surveying Industry on Neonicotinoids

Are you a grower-retailer? If you are, AmericanHort needs your help. AmericanHort and the Horticultural Research Institute (HRI) seek to better understand its stakeholders’ usage of the following nitroguanidine neonicotinoids Clothianidin Dinotefuran Imidacloprid Thiamethoxam The... more »

March 18, 2019
AmericanHort Encourages Release of Additional H-2B Visas

On March 6, AmericanHort released a statement strongly encouraging the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security to exercise her authority to release the nearly 70,000 additional temporary, non-immigrant H-2B visas in excess of the statutory... more »
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March 13, 2019
2019 Line Up of Workshops and Tours at Cultivate’19 Announced

AmericanHort has announced a world-class lineup of more than 150 educational sessions, as well as half- and full-day workshops and production tours to provide knowledge, training and sharing of best practices within the green industry.... more »

March 11, 2019
Box Tree Moth Findings Confirmed in Canada

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) confirmed that box tree moth (BTM) was indeed found in three separate residential landscapes in Etobicoke, Ontario, a Toronto neighborhood in fall 2018. CFIA plans to assess the extent... more »
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February 25, 2019
AmericanHort Launches Retail Industry Insider Report with Steve Bailey

In a four-part video-series titled "The Industry Insider Report: Garden Retail Profitability", Steve Bailey of the Garden Center Group and Steve Bailey Consulting, will share his expertise in managing financial data to help you better... more »

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