Women In Horticulture - May 2022
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Women In Horticulture
May 2022
Interview

Alicain Carlson, PhD
Syngenta Flowers

40 under 40
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Meagan Nace Staff Photo
Congratulations
Meagan Nace
and the entire 2022 Class!

The AmericanHort team salutes our colleague, Meagan Nace, Senior Manager, Education Program Development on being named to the GPN 40 Under 40 Class for 2022.

Cultivate General Registration Open
Cultivate'22
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Cultivate'22 General Registration is now open!

Plug & Cutting 2022
Plug & Cutting Conference
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The road to better performance starts at the AmericanHort Plug & Cutting Conference 2022. As the premier event for young plant producers and growers from across the country, this conference is the place to learn the newest and best strategies, technologies, and techniques in the world of plugs and cuttings.

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Join AmericanHort and our panel of experts from all sectors of the horticulture industry as we highlight industry-wide topics in this Industry Insider program focused on Sustainability and is exclusive to AmericanHort members.

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We offer myriad ways to get the horticulture resources necessary to grow a stronger business, work better with customers and employees.
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Advocacy

We are the leading advocate for the horticulture industry, and we take this responsibility seriously. We are proud to be your voice on the important issues facing us today to ensure a strong future.

Education

We believe best practices are key to survival and enable you to perform better on a daily basis. We are committed to finding the best horticulture educational programs and sharing them with you.

Events

We specialize in connecting you to the mentors, leaders, and knowledgeable resources through premier horticulture events to strengthen and connect our industry.

Resources

We offer myriad ways to get the horticulture resources necessary to grow a stronger business, work better with customers and employees.

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upcoming Horticulture
Events & Webinars

    Wed 18
    May 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Women In Horticulture May 2022

    Alicain Carlson, PhD – Syngenta Flowers  Dr. Alicain Carlson is a young mother holding her “dream job” as the technical manager at Syngenta Flowers where she manages a team of technical leads and horticultural scientists across the country and at two trial locations.   The daughter of an Army officer, Alicain grew up all over the United States and spent her high school years i... Read More

    Tue 7
    June 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

    Industry Insider: Sustainability

    Join AmericanHort and our panel of experts from all sectors of the horticulture industry as we highlight industry-wide topics in this Industry Insider program focused on Sustainability and is exclusive to AmericanHort members. As members of the green industry, we are proud to be champions of sustainability and stewards of the land, resources, and overall environment – and the proof is seen i... Read More

    Thu 23
    June 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

    Biology and Management of Volutella Blight caused by Pseudonectria buxi

    Volutella blight is commonly found on boxwood plants worldwide. Although some consider it mainly a saprophyte surviving on dead tissues, it is capable of initiating disease on live wounded tissues. Here we present some background on the disease, some basic biology on how it causes infections, and end with its disease cycle and recommendations for management in nurseries. Register today! Read More

    Sat 16
    July 16 @ 7:30 am - 4:00 pm

    Grower Back to Basics Workshop: Practical Skills for Growers

    Greenhouse growers wear many hats to be successful at their job each and every day. This hands-on workshop, held at Thorsen’s Greenhouse located in Delaware, OH, will cover practical skills essential to being an effective grower. More than ten stations will be set up to help growers perfect their skills on biological control, plant pathology, climate control, trapping, and more. This is an ideal... Read More

latest Horticulture news

AmericanHort Announces New Director of Advocacy and Government Affairs

AmericanHort is pleased to announce the arrival of Sara Neagu-Reed, effective April 11, as Director of Advocacy and Government Affairs. She joins the Washington, DC-based advocacy team working alongside Craig Regelbrugge, Executive Vice President-Advocacy, Research, and Industry Relations; and Evan Lee, Director of Policy, and Government Relations.

Additional H-2B Visas Authorizations Available April 1

Additional H-2B Visas Authorizations Available April 1 Department of Homeland Security Announced Today AmericanHort welcomes today’s announcement by the Department of Homeland Security that 35,000 supplemental H-2B visas will be made available for employers with seasonal needs beginning April 1.

AmericanHort & HRI Launch HRI Leadership Academy

AmericanHort and the Horticultural Research Institute (HRI) announce the launch of The HRI Leadership Academy, a one-year leadership program designed to develop the skills the green industry needs to perform better, grow faster, and prepare for the future.

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