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TAG: AmericanHort

HRI scholarships now open

May 14, 2020By

Horticultural Research Institute (HRI) Scholarship applications for the 2020-2021 school year opened in May 2020 and will close Sept. 10. read more

Government Affairs: H-2B efforts turn toward Homeland Security acting secretary

February 5, 2020By

Last December, Congress approved an additional 65,000 H-2B visas above the statutory limit of 66,000, subject, however, to the approval of the secretary of the Department of Homeland Security. H-2B advocates are now turning their efforts to convince acting secretary of Homeland Security Chad Wolf to release the full complement of visas authorized by Congress. Landscape contractors largest H-2B users... read more

Cultivate ’19

July 13, 2019By

When: July 13-16 Where: Greater Columbus Convention Center Columbus, Ohio What: Horticulture professionals from all segments of the industry attend — from retailers, to producers, to installers, and suppliers — everyone is included! Come to Cultivate to meet growers, gardeners, marketers, and sales reps. Come connect with educators, students, installers, landscapers, and researchers…and people who frankly just get excited about... read more

NALP and AmericanHort join forces to promote Love Your Landscape

July 10, 2018By

The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) and AmericanHort have partnered up to promote LoveYourLandscape.org. LoveYourLandscape.org encourages readers to consult with a landscape or lawn care professional or with a nursery or garden center expert for horticulture advice. “NALP launched Love Your Landscape two years ago as a platform to inspire homeowners to invest in their outdoor living spaces, tout... read more

AmericanHort announces recipients of its HortScholars program

June 20, 2018By

AmericanHort announced the recipients of its 2018 HortScholars program. The HortScholars program aims to identify future leaders and give them a platform to network, grow and work at the North America horticulture event, Cultivate ’18. The program chooses six applicants each year and offers a beyond-the-classroom experience, according to AmericanHort. “AmericanHort received an unprecedented number of applicants from across the... read more

HRI now accepting research project proposals

May 14, 2018By

The Horticultural Research Institute (HRI), the research affiliate of AmericanHort, is now accepting research project proposals designed to improve green industry efficiencies and profitability. Proposals for the 2019 grant cycle are due no later than May 31. Grant awards typically range from $5,000 to $35,000. Researchers are encouraged to seek out matching funds as part of the proposal application process,... read more