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August 2022

Creating positive cashflow with an “open to buy”

August 17 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join us for this webinar as Tom Shay, owner of Profits Plus Solutions, Inc, teaches us the calculations needed to easily perform the mathematical component of how much inventory you need, when you need to order it, and when you need to get rid of it.

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Building a Better Monarch Butterfly Garden

August 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

This will help attendees to better understand why Monarch butterflies are in peril, why their conservation matters, and how partnership between the Horticulture Industry and gardening public can help to restore this beloved native butterfly to sustainable status

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September 2022

How do weather and climate impact boxwood blight? A modeling approach to aiding in boxwood disease management

September 7 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

Dr. Len Coop will present how weather and climate affect both where the disease is of most concern, and when conditions may be most favorable for disease build-up.

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Effectively Using Air Pruning Systems in Propagation & Nursery Production

September 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

With quality being at the heart of all nursery operations and new growing technologies to achieve those high standards top of mind, AmericanHort is always looking for best practices that help increase product performance and customer satisfaction.

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Keep your cash flow going, you earned it so keep it.

September 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

We all know the issues in the supply chain and how it is impacting retail business today. Watch this discussion on how businesses created a process to work through the issues with inventory availability, brand changes, and keeping retail margins in line with raising retail landed costs. Businesses are using technology to help with ensuring cash flow remains positive and customers continue to engage with their business. Presented by Sam Kirkland, National Business Development Strategist, Epicor View this webinar and…

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Plug & Cutting Conference 2022

September 19 @ 8:00 am - September 21 @ 5:00 pm
Westin Westminster, 10600 Westminster Blvd
Westminster, Colorado 80020 United States
$495 – $795

As the premier event for young plant producers and growers from across the country, this conference is the place to learn the newest and best strategies, technologies, and techniques in the world of plugs and cuttings.

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Women In Horticulture September 2022

September 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Summer-Field-Spring-Meadow-Nursery

Learn more about how mentors have helped Summer navigate her career, motivated her, and aided in her success, and how she hopes to mentor others entering the industry.  

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October 2022

Controlling Nostoc, a slippery hazard for nursery workers.

October 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Nostoc, is a cyanobacterium that produces thick, olive-green to brown, gelatinous masses on nursery roadways, walkways and production areas.

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Deep Dive on Consumer Behavior Research

October 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join this expert panel as they share research results and real-world consumer actions to help you determine the best sales, merchandising, and marketing tactics to use in attracting customers.

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Landscape Operations Tour

October 24 @ 8:00 am - October 25 @ 5:00 pm
$449 – $649

This program is designed for landscape professionals from all areas of the landscape industry. From small in-design to large multi-million-dollar operations that primarily do install and build projects.

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Inventory Management Mastery Series – Part 1 – Fundamentals of Inventory Accuracy

October 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
$99 – $199
AmericanHort Mastery Series - Inventory Management

This class will cover the importance of inventory accuracy, tips for doing annual counts, why cycle counting is a superior methodology, implementing a perpetual cycle count, and applying technology to inventory management. 

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Inventory Management Mastery Series – Part 2 – Turning Buyers into Investors

October 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
AmericanHort Mastery Series - Inventory Management

Learn how to let Enterprise resource planning (ERP) do the heavy lifting, analyze performance and reporting, diagnose problems with return on investment (ROI), product movement analysis, and managing dead inventory.

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Inventory Management Mastery Series – Part 3 – Understanding Inventory Replenishment

October 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
AmericanHort Mastery Series - Inventory Management

Wrap up the series by learning when to buy triggers, how to adjust for seasonality, calculating how much to buy, buying ahead of price increases and how to utilize tiered buying opportunities. One of the largest challenges faced by growers and wholesalers in the horticulture industry is green inventory management. Especially for those plants and products with long grow times or tight distribution schedules. In AmericanHort’s Inventory Management Mastery Series, inventory expert Jason Bader, principal of The Distribution Team, will…

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November 2022

Succession & Exit Planning Mastery Series – Discovery

November 2 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
AmericanHort Mastery Series - Inventory Management

Mastery Series on Succession and Exit Planning consisting of three classes hosted by a panel of experts ranging from CEPAs (Certified Exit Planning Advisors), accounting, legal, financial planning, and organizational development professionals who will help you form a succession plan for your business.

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Smart Plants — Magical interactions between flowers and their pollinators

November 3 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

This presentation takes a closer look at flower morphology and diversity as it relates to pollination. Various systems used by flowers to facilitate pollination are described. Special attention is given to adaptations in flower morphology designed to attract and interact with general or specific pollinators.

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Succession & Exit Planning Mastery Series – Prepare

November 9 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
AmericanHort Mastery Series - Inventory Management

AmericanHort is proud to present this timely Mastery Series on Succession and Exit Planning consisting of three classes hosted by a panel of experts ranging from CEPAs (Certified Exit Planning Advisors), accounting, legal, financial planning, and organizational development professionals who will help you form a succession plan for your business.

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Succession & Exit Planning Mastery Series – Decide

November 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
AmericanHort Mastery Series - Inventory Management

There’s one indisputable fact—100% of owners eventually will exit their business. In the horticulture industry, there are many stories of successful transitions to new owners and to family members in the horticultural industry. However, in these times there are even more stories of unnecessary closures and liquidations, family disagreements, disasters, and owners passing away without a business continuity plan in place or even a will. The critical difference is that planning leads to successful outcomes. AmericanHort is proud to present…

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Upcoming Horticulture Events

AmericanHort unites us all—growers, retailers, breeders, suppliers, distributors, designers, landscapers, educators, researchers, and manufacturers—into a single, robust community, one in which we teach and learn from one another, and collectively rise to a higher level.

Build your knowledge and business networks by attending one of the many events AmericanHort hosts each year.

AmericanHort Presents Cultivate

Cultivate is the national industry event hosted by AmericanHort every July in Columbus, Ohio. Cultivate owns the niche for gathering the entire industry supply chain in one place for four days of professional development and robust business opportunities with its 650+ exhibitor trade show, 100+ educational sessions and plentiful networking opportunities.

AmericanHort Presents Disease, Insect, & Growth Regulator Conference

Attendees of the AmericanHort DIG Conference experienced in-depth education on Disease, Insect, and Growth regulator management and learned the latest strategies and best practices in pest control, plant health, and PGRs. They walked away with actionable solutions for some of the biggest challenges growers face in their operation.

AmericanHort Presents
Garden Retail Industry Tour

The AmericanHort Virtual Retail Tour explores innovative and industry-leading garden centers. Explore ways to diversify your business, discover the key to excelling with events and education, learn tips for getting your garden center involved in the community, and get inspiration to take back to your business. Purchase the recording today!

AmericanHort Presents
Impact Washington Summit

Impact Washington is a two-day advocacy summit where green industry business owners and leaders can take action in Washington, D.C. Providing a united front, this is an opportunity for the landscaper, plant grower, garden retailer, and entire green industry communities to personally and collectively advocate for decisions that help us continue the growth of our $348 billion industry.

Over the course of two days, participants will hear from elected leaders, their staff, and other policy experts on issues of great impact on green industry business success. Our attendees will share their experiences directly with policy makers, providing real-world context and influence on the decisions being made.

AmericanHort Presents
Plug & Cutting Conference

The road to better performance starts at AmericanHort’s Plug & Cutting Conference. As the event for young plant producers and growers from across the country, this conference is the place to learn the newest and best strategies, technologies, and techniques in the world of plugs and cuttings.

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Landscape Operations Production Tour

The Landscape Operation Tour provided that behind the scenes visit world-class operations in this industry segment. Join the tour to connect with other industry innovators and leaders like yourself to network, discuss your operations, swap ideas, and so much more.