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Events & Webinars
Events & Webinars

Plug & Cutting 2018

September 17-19, 2018

AmericanHort’s Plug & Cutting Conference is the event for young plant producers and growers from across the country. In the world of plugs and cuttings, even the smallest changes in strategy, technology, and technique can mean huge impacts on your bottom line.

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Sanitation for Disease Management

August 17, 2018 - 2:00 PM EDT

The webinar addresses why you should use sanitation practices at plant production, mechanically transmitted plant diseases, common disinfectants and improved sanitation/hygiene practices through research results.

Presenter: Dr. Fulya Baysal-Gurel is an assistant professor at the Tennessee State University Otis L. Floyd Nursery Research Center in McMinnville, TN. Her research program focuses on the on the development of sustainable, environmental friendly and economical management practices for woody ornamental diseases. Research emphasis areas are 1) detection, diagnosis of fungal, oomycete, bacterial and viral diseases on woody ornamentals using both molecular and classical techniques in nursery production and their management, 2) detection of pathogen and biocontrol agent populations through soil ecosystems, 3) molecular characterization of soil-borne pathogens of field and container-grown woody ornamentals in Tennessee and determining the grower perceptions and knowledge of soil-borne pathogens on woody ornamental production and management practices available and 4) development of sanitation practices for mechanically transmitted woody ornamental diseases.

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I-9 Compliance and Immigration Enforcement – Are You Prepared?

August 22, 2018 - 1:00 PM EDT

With business immigration audits and raids making national news, the Western Nursery & Landscape Association and AmericanHort are pleased to join forces to present this important and timely webinar on I-9 immigration law compliance. The webinar is complimentary for WNLA members and AmericanHort members. AmericanHort members should contact Amanda Holton at to request a registration promo code to use at the end of this registration process.

Presenters: Chris Schulte of CJ-Lake LLC, and Craig Regelbrugge of AmericanHort

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Creating a Change to the Management of Your Plants

September 27, 2018 - 2:00 PM EDT

Do you want to have more control when it comes to the plants you’re growing? Learn and discuss Identifying and problem-solving issues with your plants, best practices to force plants to flower, fruit, start growing – or stop; Managing the flavor of your plants via nutrients, lighting, and other environmental factors.

Presenter: Scott Carrus, Lead Horticulturist, Agritrecture Consulting
Scott Oversee 10,000 sq ft rooftop hydroponic greenhouse, including supervising staff, implementing pest management, managing finances, collaborating with vendors, and conducting trials of plant varieties in order to improve flavor, shelf life, and productivity. He Envisioned and implemented new initiative, Blue Planet Labs. He Conducts informative trials and reviews of existing and forthcoming urban agricultural practices, methods, and products in order to improve the field of urban agriculture. He is also a Consultant for new and growing urban agricultural organizations, encouraging the use of best management practices, as well as assisting with plant profiles, selections, and challenges in order to maximize the success of urban farming endeavors.

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California Nitrogen Management Plans: Filling in the Knowledge Gaps for Container Nursery Grower Compliance

September 6, 2018 - 2:00 PM EST 

Review a case study at UC Davis researching nutrient use in container grown crops. This project has received funding from the Horticultural Research Institute.  

Presenters: Lorence Oki and Bruno Pitton, UC Davis

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Quarterly Advocacy Brief

November 2018

The quarterly update on advocacy work and issues at AmericanHort. This webinar is only for Premium Members of AmericanHort.

Presenters: Craig Regelbrugge, Senior Vice President - Industry Advocacy & Research & Tal Coley, Director of Government Affairs


July 13-16, 2018

New knowledge, networking, strategies, suppliers, brainstorming, plants, products, inspiration, ideas, good eats, great city, and you. With 700 exhibitors, 100+ education sessions, and 10,000 other attendees to get to know, there's no place better to do business, grow business, and set yourself up for success. Cultivate'18 is All About You, and we can't wait to see you. 

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Impact Washington Summit

September 2019

Engage with lawmakers and thought leaders whose efforts are shaping the future. Be ready to meet with members of congress and their staff on the most pressing issues facing the horticulture industry.