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Thursday, August 11, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
What's PlantPAC? »
Well, it’s not a new way of displaying plants to the consumer. It is, however, a way to present our industry to decision-m...
Thursday, August 11, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
OMB Meeting Focuses on H-2 Program Delays, Solutions »
AmericanHort met last month with officials of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the Department of Labor to dis...
Thursday, August 11, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Bill Would Soften Blow of Overtime Rule »
Rep. Kurt Schrader (D-OR), a long-standing friend and champion of the horticulture industry, has introduced a bill that wo...
Friday, July 8, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
UMass Extension: Dry, Dry, Dry... Resources for Landscapers »
Conditions in the region were dry last fall, the winter lacked normal snowfall amounts, and now some areas of Massachusett...
Wednesday, June 22, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Is the World Upside Down? »
Here’s a disturbing report from the field. The H-2B community continues its fight for renewal of the exemption for returni...
Wednesday, June 22, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Rose Rosette Project Forges Ahead »
Often called America’s favorite flower, and indeed our national flower, the rose is undeniably a garden staple in the U.S....
Wednesday, June 22, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
A Dose of Health Care Relief, for Some »
The House of Representatives may soon approve legislation known as the Small Business Health Care Relief Act (H.R. 5447)....
Wednesday, June 22, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
House to Agencies: Make H-2A Work Better »
There’s no real path for significant legislative modernization of America’s immigration and temporary visa system before 2...
Wednesday, June 22, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
H-2B at a Critical Moment »
The House Appropriations Committee plans to take up the Fiscal 2017 Homeland Security Appropriations Bill tomorrow, June 2...
Wednesday, May 18, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
GROWS Names Angelo Butera 2016 Future Leader »
Angelo Butera of Minuteman High School Recognized as Future Leader of the Year by New England GROWS Boston, Massachuse...
Thursday, April 14, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Friday, March 18, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Farm Credit East Releases Video on the Economic Importance of Northeast Agriculture, Forest Products »
In honor of National Agriculture Day on March 15, Farm Credit East salutes the contributions of Northeast producers....
Tuesday, December 1, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Finding Your Place in the Green Industry »
New England GROWS has released a new video, Finding Your Place in the Green Industry and is available below. Developed by...
Thursday, October 29, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Upcoming A&F Listening Sessions on State Regulations »
Includes 3 new general topic listening sessions The Executive Office for Administration and Finance will continue to ho...
Tuesday, October 6, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
K-State Nursery Marketing Survey »
Ever wonder if all the time you have spent on marketing initiatives is worth your time? Here’s an opportunity for you to g...
Friday, August 28, 2015
Jellison Named New Director at Center for Agriculture, Food and the Environment »
Announcement from Steve Goodwin, Dean of the College of Natural Sciences at UMass Amherst I am very pleased to infor...
Thursday, August 27, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Jason Wentworth Named Assistant Commissioner for Department of Agricultural Resources »
BOSTON – August 27, 2015 Today, Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR) Commissioner John Lebeaux...
Monday, August 24, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Challenged by Pests? Take the IR-4 Survey! »
Every other year, the IR-4 Program prioritizes its next two-year research plan at its Ornamental Horticulture Workshop. IR...
Sunday, August 23, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pesticide & Clean Water Permit Legislation Advances »
On August 5, the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee passed S.1500. The bill, introduced by Senators Mike Crapo...
Saturday, August 22, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
AmericanHort Supports Registration of New Fungicide »
AmericanHort recently weighed in with EPA in support of the registration request for the new active ingredient benzovindif...
Friday, August 21, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Waters of the United States (WOTUS) Lawsuits Merged »
The U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) merged before the Sixth Circuit a dozen lawsuits challenging th...
Thursday, August 20, 2015
Michael Geary Is Leaving AmericanHort »
AmericanHort president and CEO Michael Geary announced last Wednesday that he will be leaving his position at the end of S...
Thursday, August 20, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
AmericanHort Meets with National Plant Board »
AmericanHort participated in the recent annual meeting of the National Plant Board, a non-profit organization of the plant...
Wednesday, August 19, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
AmericanHort & Partners Seek Overtime Rule Comment Extension »
A presidential memorandum was issued to the Secretary of Labor in March, 2014, directing the Secretary to modernize and st...
Tuesday, August 18, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Boxwood Blight: A Case of "Buyer Beware!" »
In 2011 when boxwood blight was first detected in the U.S., AmericanHort (then ANLA) led an industry effort to develop sci...
Wednesday, June 24, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Massachusetts Plant Nutrient Regulations in Effect »
Turf and landscape practitioners and fertilizer retailers in Massachusetts are advised to keep informed about changing pla...
Monday, June 22, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
UMass Extension: Landscape Message—June 19, 2015 »
UMass Extension's Landscape Message is a regular online update to inform and help guide Green Industry professionals in t...
Friday, June 12, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Baker-Polito Administration Expands Greening the Gateway Cities Program to Include Revere & Chicopee »
REVERE – June 12, 2015 – Today, at a tree planting ceremony at Fredericks Park in Revere, Energy and Environmental Affair...
Friday, June 12, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Telling Our Story: Commemorative Industry Book to Launch at Cultivate’15 »
The Horticultural Research Institute is pleased to announce the publication of Back Then to Right Now: The Horticultural I...
Thursday, June 11, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Senate Gives Thumbs Up to Trade Authority for Obama »
Just before heading home for its Memorial Day recess, the U.S. Senate managed to pass legislation granting President Obama...
Wednesday, June 10, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
H-2B Visa Program Update »
As summer approaches, we are getting into appropriations season in Congress. AmericanHort, through our leadership in the H...
Wednesday, June 10, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
EPA "Waters" Rule Published »
As feared, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have pressed ahead and publ...
Tuesday, June 9, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Michelle Harvey Appointed To State Board Of Food And Agriculture »
Representative DiNatale to Administer Oath of Office Friday, June 12th June 9 , 2015 Lunenburg, MA— Michelle Harvey, c...
Tuesday, June 9, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
EMPLOYMENT LAW UPDATE: Massachusetts' Sick Leave Law »
What Massachusetts employers need to know about the new earned sick time law. The Earned Sick Time ballot question rece...
Tuesday, June 9, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Revised EPA Worker Protection Standard Likely in June »
Last summer, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed extensive revisions to its Worker Protection Standard re...

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