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TAG: Horticultural Research Institute

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

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

HRI announces scholarship winner

May 14, 2018By

The Horticultural Research Institute (HRI), the research affiliate of AmericanHort, awarded Leala Machesney the 2017-2018 Timothy S. and Palmer W. Bigelow Jr. Scholarship. The Timothy S. and Palmer W. Bigelow Jr. Scholarship was created in 1988 by the Bigelow family to aid students from New England who are seeking a career in horticulture. The scholarship was dedicated initially to one... read more

HRI offers $20K in scholarships

April 7, 2015By

The Horticultural Research Institute (HRI) is accepting scholarship applications for the 2015-2016 school year through May 31. The scholarships are made possible by seven HRI endowment funds for students seeking a lifelong career in horticulture. Scholarships available in 2015 include: The Timothy S. and Palmer W. Bigelow Jr. Scholarship ($3,000); The Usrey Family Scholarship ($1,000); The Bryan A. Champion Memorial... read more

NENA, HRI present new grant to Raul Cabrera

January 20, 2015By

  The New England Nursery Association (NENA), in cooperation with the Horticultural Research Institute (HRI), named Raul Cabrera, Ph.D., the recipient of its Industry Growth Fund grant award for his research project, “Use of Alternative Irrigation Water Sources for Urban Landscapes and Nursery Crops.” Cabrera is the first-ever recipient of the award, which HRI and NENA introduced in February 2014.... read more

AmericanHort celebrates first birthday

January 6, 2015By

Formally launched one year ago on Jan. 1, 2014 through the consolidation of the American Nursery & Landscape Association and OFA—The Association of Horticulture Professionals, AmericanHort recently celebrated its first birthday. “On our first birthday, we continue to recognize the legacy of the founding organizations, and we are celebrating the commitment, loyalty and dedication of our volunteers, members and staff,”... read more