AmericanHort and the Horticultural Research Institute (HRI) are pleased to announce the second year 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. Consisting of in-person training sessions and virtual online classes and meetings, the HRI Leadership Academy addresses the industry’s need for leadership development serving both current and future leaders.
The 2022 Greenhouse and Nursery Labor Employment Survey was conducted in collaboration between AmericanHort, the leading trade association for the green industry, and researchers from the University of California Davis, and Michigan State University to help understand the depth of labor scarcity impacting the greenhouse and nursery sectors of the green industry.
The Department of Homeland Security announced plans to release 64,714 additional H-2B for fiscal year 2023, with 20,000 of these visas set aside for workers from Honduras, El Salvador, Guatemala and Haiti.
AmericanHort announces the election of four new members to the board of directors, along with the election of a new slate of board officers. The official welcome and installation will take place at Cultivate’22 being held July 16-19, in Columbus, Ohio.
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 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 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.
In celebration of International Women’s Day, and March being National Women’s History month, AmericanHort announces a Sponsor-A-Peer opportunity to sponsor attendance at the Women in Horticulture luncheon program taking place on Monday July 18 at Cultivate. The Women in Horticulture luncheon is a ticketed event available to all Cultivate’22 registered attendees.
New Bipartisan Coalition Urges Immigration Reform Ahead of 2022 Midterms: ‘We Can No Longer Afford to Delay’
New Bipartisan Coalition Urges Immigration Reform Ahead of 2022 Midterms: ‘We Can No Longer Afford to Delay’ In letter to congressional leaders, coalition notes that 93% of voters support reforms Today a diverse group of nearly 30 organizations announced a new coalition, the Alliance for a New Immigration Consensus (“ANIC”),
Join us for the industry’s premier trade show and conference AmericanHort announces Cultivate’22 will be held at the Greater Columbus Convention Center July 16-19, 2022 in Columbus, OH and the Pre-Registration period will be open from February 14-25, 2022. Anyone who registers during this two-week Pre-Registration period will have a