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Gregg Robertson, Landscape Management's government relations blogger, is a government relations consultant for the Pennsylvania Landscape & Nursery Association (PLNA) and president of Conewago Ventures. From 2002 until May 2013 he served as president of PLNA. Reach him at

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Government Affairs: The H-2B guest-worker program gets potential one-year increase Posted on 03 Apr 2018 in the Blog categories.

Taking advantage of the “must-pass” omnibus federal spending bill for fiscal year 2018-2019, advocates for the H-2B guest-worker visa program managed to get an extension of the authority for the... Read more»

Government Affairs: What’s all the fuss over 2,4-D and dicamba? Posted on 02 Mar 2018 in the Blog categories.

The herbicides 2,4-D and dicamba have been around for a long time. Both have been go-to herbicides in the fight against weeds, both in production agriculture and landscape maintenance. But... Read more»

Government Affairs: Things look grim for H-2B, but there is hope Posted on 06 Feb 2018 in the Blog categories.

On Dec. 21, not three months after the start of the federal fiscal year, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced that it had reached the six-month cap of 33,000... Read more»

Government Affairs: How the new tax legislation may affect your tax bill Posted on 03 Jan 2018 in the Blog categories.

Fulfilling his promise to give Americans “an incredible Christmas gift,” President Trump signed a $1.5 trillion tax bill on Dec. 22. What this tax bill will mean to you and... Read more»

Government Affairs: Will the federal tax bill help your business? Posted on 04 Dec 2017 in the Blog categories.

As I am writing this blog, the U.S. Senate is debating its version of a tax bill that could dramatically change the country, from the way that our businesses operate... Read more»

Government Affairs: Is the spotted lanternfly a threat to outdoor living? Posted on 08 Nov 2017 in the Blog categories.

In September 2014, the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture (PDA) received a call from a company near Reading, Pa. Employees had found a strange bug at the back of their property... Read more»