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Governor Larry Hogan to Keynote Impact Washington Legislative Summit

Governor Larry Hogan To Keynote Impact Washington Legislative Summit​ AmericanHort’s signature advocacy event will take place September 18-20, 2023. Building upon key advocacy successes for the green industry, AmericanHort is pleased to announce popular two-term Maryland Governor Larry Hogan will headline the AmericanHort Impact Washington Legislative Summit taking place September

It is Time to Pre-Register for Cultivate’23

It is Time to Pre-Register for Cultivate’23 The 2023 conference will take place July 15-18 in Columbus, OH AmericanHort is pleased to announce Cultivate’23 will be held July 15-18, 2023, at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, OH. Educational sessions will begin alongside industry production tours and hands-on workshops

Horticultural Research Institute Launches Second Year of HRI Leadership Academy

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.

Results from Greenhouse and Nursery Labor & Employment Survey Available

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.

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.

Celebrate International Women’s Day by Sponsoring a Horticulture Peer

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.