TAG: AmericanHort

NALP and AmericanHort join forces to promote Love Your Landscape

July 10, 2018By

The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) and AmericanHort have partnered up to promote LoveYourLandscape.org. LoveYourLandscape.org encourages readers to consult with a landscape or lawn care professional or with a nursery or garden center expert for horticulture advice. “NALP launched Love Your Landscape two years ago as a platform to inspire homeowners to invest in their outdoor living spaces, tout... read more

AmericanHort announces recipients of its HortScholars program

June 20, 2018By

AmericanHort announced the recipients of its 2018 HortScholars program. The HortScholars program aims to identify future leaders and give them a platform to network, grow and work at the North America horticulture event, Cultivate ’18. The program chooses six applicants each year and offers a beyond-the-classroom experience, according to AmericanHort. “AmericanHort received an unprecedented number of applicants from across the... read more

HRI now accepting research project proposals

May 14, 2018By

The Horticultural Research Institute (HRI), the research affiliate of AmericanHort, is now accepting research project proposals designed to improve green industry efficiencies and profitability. Proposals for the 2019 grant cycle are due no later than May 31. Grant awards typically range from $5,000 to $35,000. Researchers are encouraged to seek out matching funds as part of the proposal application process,... read more

AmericanHort webinar to focus on new tax law

January 24, 2018By

AmericanHort is teaming up with K-Coe Isom, agriculture accounting and business advisory firm, to co-host a free, one-hour webinar, “Comprehending the New Tax Law,” on Jan. 31 at 3 p.m. “We have received multiple calls about the new tax law, and we knew it was time to pull in top industry experts to provide our members advice on the topic,”... read more

Government Affairs: Congress moves ever so slightly toward a better understanding of industry labor issues

October 5, 2017By

Last month, I spent two days in Washington D.C. with about a hundred green industry company owners and state and national association staffers to push forward the industry’s agenda with Congress. The effort was organized by AmericanHort, a national association that represents nursery and greenhouse growers, landscape contractors and garden centers across the county. Company owners and association staffers spent... read more

People on the Move: Davey’s Bastian honored; US Lawns inducts Harrell into HOF; and more from AmericanHort, FMC

August 16, 2017By

Rex Bastian, Ph.D., technical advisor for The Davey Tree Expert Co., recently received a 2017 Award of Distinction from The International Society of Arboriculture (ISA). The Awards of Distinction were presented during the opening ceremony of the ISA’s 93rd Annual International Conference and Trade Show. Bastian was honored with ISA’s 2017 Award of Merit, the ISA’s highest honor for outstanding service... read more

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