HRI Leadership Academy Inaugural Class Establishes Endowment Fund; Welcomes Class of 2024 The Horticultural Research Institute (HRI), the research and scholarship foundation of AmericanHort, extends its congratulations to the inaugural HRI Leadership Academy class for their dedication to personal and professional growth and successful completion of the program. The class spent the past year honing […]
Additional Speakers Confirmed for Impact Washington Summit Make a difference, network with industry leaders, and gain valuable insights for the future. AmericanHort, the leading national association representing the horticulture industry, is excited to announce the addition of prominent speakers to the agenda of the upcoming Impact Washington Summit. The event, taking place in Washington D.C., […]
AmericanHort Welcomes Matt Mika as Vice President of Advocacy and Government Affairs COLUMBUS, OH /WASHINGTON, D.C. — AmericanHort, the national association for the horticulture industry, is delighted to announce the appointment of Matt Mika as the new Vice President of Advocacy and Government Affairs. With his extensive experience in government relations and deep understanding of public […]
Reps. LaMalfa, Carbajal, Miller, and Spanberger Introduce Bill to Advance Automation Research and Development “At AmericanHort we strongly support more funding in the 2023 Farm Bill for specialty crops including nursery plants and flowers. We appreciate Congresswoman Spanberger, and others, who are working with lawmakers on a bill to authorize funds for research automation and […]
AmericanHort Welcomes New Board Members & Slate of Officers for 2023-2024 AmericanHort announces the addition of three new industry leaders to the AmericanHort board of directors, along with the incoming slate of board officers. “We are pleased to have these respected industry members join the AmericanHort board to share their expertise and perspective as we […]
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 18-20 in the Nation’s capital. […]
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 taking place on Saturday July […]
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.