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 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.
AmericanHort Announces Management Changes for Cultivate’22 Two New Team Members Join AmericanHort In an effort to continually improve the event and experience for our exhibitors, sponsors, and attendees, AmericanHort is pleased to announce Cindy Lee and Bill Behrens have joined the association team to take the lead on managing Cultivate,
AmericanHort Debuts the Finished Plant Conference The best place for finished plant growers to learn, source, and network Debuting this fall, the AmericanHort Finished Plant Conference will be the event for finishing growers of bedding and potted flowering plants, indoor and outdoor perennials, and fast-turn flowering shrubs. Attendees will learn
8/12/2021 – COVID -19 Vaccinations – Frequently Asked Questions – Employer driven requirements and/or incentives for vaccination against COVID-19 are a current hot topic. This coincides with an increased public campaign by the federal government and health officials to support vaccination of all eligible individuals against COVID-19. This document will focus
Industry Insider Report: An Index of Prices Paid by Growers & the Green Industry – Special Summer Supplement – Now Including 2022 Preview Forecast
This special summer supplement to the Index of Prices Paid is being generated because of the disruptions that COVID and trade instability continue to cause in the green industry supply chain, accelerating the pace of inflationary pressure on green industry inputs. This information should prove useful as growers are in
In this Industry Insider Report, Dr. Charlie Hall, AmericanHort Chief Economist, talks about profit margins and the potential for margin compression in the green industry. Since 2008, the horticulture industry has seen a steady increase in input costs. In the video, Dr. Hall reviews the recently updated Index of Prices
Dr.Charlie Hall, AmericanHort Chief Economist, has updated his 2018 Industry Insider Report: A Perspective on Profit Margin by providing two videos. The first updates the Index of Prices Paid by Growers in the Green Industry with 2018 cost input data. In this video Dr. Hall reviews the index data since
In this segment, Dr. Charlie Hall, AmericanHort Chief Economist, talks about the recent yield curve inversion. While several folks are talking doom and gloom, Charlie talks about why we shouldn’t over-react to this news and what indicators he is following that back up this reasoning.
In this special segment, Dr. Charlie Hall, AmericanHort Chief Economist, is specifically targeting growers who sell to box stores and particularly those selling in a pay-by-scan scenario, cautioning them to not make the same mistakes that growers made a decade ago when Home Depot initiated pay-by-scan in their lawn and