UPDATE: The Obama Administration’s addendum to the Sustainable Practices for Designed Landscapes applies only to federal agencies “implementing landscaping practices on agency-owned or leased land or space.”
Find out what voters decided in Florida on its pending medical marijuana ballot measure, and in Alaska, Oregon and Washington, D.C., on full recreational use.
Gary Mangum, CEO of Bell Nursery, based in Elkridge, Md., made a case for the Maryland gubernatorial team, businessmen Larry Hogan and Boyd Rutherford, in his local paper.
Over the next 20 to 30 years, Garry Grueber of Cultivaris and Global Breadfruit says the horticulture industry will need to address such issues as population growth, feeding a hungry world, less availability of water and land resources, rampant climate change and increased focus on the environment and sustainability.
AmericanHort encourages industry members to contact their members of Congress to support legislation that would require federal agencies to take greater action to deal with parasite and disease factors impacting the health of managed bees, specifically focusing on Varroa mites.
Learn about the newly assigned industry taskforce, the status of funding the intiative and current legislation that affects your business.
In 2014, there are three states with pending legislation to legalize medical marijuana, and national legislation is pending for pro-medical (non-legalizing) marijuana. Learn more about state and national bills here.
Let’s rally behind the healthy pollinators initiative. How will you step up to the challenge?
The panel of experts at Greenhouse Grower’s 2014 Top 100 Growers Breakfast offered insight on how the industry is addressing the public scrutiny on neonicotinoids, research that still needs to be done and what growers can do to promote their operations’ responsible practices.
Cuttings producers worldwide are committed to sustainability and producing clean, high-quality young plants.