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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.

AmericanHort Announces Pre-Registration Dates for Cultivate’22

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

Application Period for the AmericanHort Board of Directors Nominations Is Now Open

Members Interested in Serving Should Apply by the February 18th Deadline The AmericanHort Board of Directors is pleased to announce the application period for the 2022 board of director nominations is now open. Applications will be accepted until February 18, 2022 from AmericanHort members interested in being nominated for the

OSHA ETS Announcement on COVID Vaccination Mandates

OSHA ETS Announcement on COVID Vaccination Mandates November 4, 2021 Today the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced an Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) to minimize the risk of COVID-19 transmission in the workplace. The ETS establishes binding requirements to protect employees of large employers

AmericanHort Expands Its Advocacy Reach

AmericanHort continues to deepen investment in resources and capabilities to address key advocacy issues important to the success of our member-business owners while protecting the industry from potentially harmful effects of legislation and government regulation. The breadth of issues being managed, and relationships developed, continues to expand and the announcement of additional staff resources will help AmericanHort be the leading advocate for the green industry.