August 5, 2014
High School Student Seeks Solutions To Combat Varroa Mites On Bees
Sarah Marino started the first phase of her experiment as a sophomore, and plans more studies to help bees with plant-derived solutions.
July 31, 2014
Go Green Agriculture’s Pierre Sleiman Among White House And USDA’s Champions Of Change For Agriculture
The Champions of Change program was created as an opportunity for the White House to feature individuals, businesses, and organizations doing extraordinary things to empower and inspire members of their communities.
July 31, 2014
Watch “Neonicotinoids: Cutting Through The Clutter,” On YouTube
If you weren't able to attend the Saturday, July 12 Cultivate'14 session on neonicotinoids and pollinators, "Neonicotinoids: Cutting Through The Clutter," you can now watch it on Greenhouse Grower's YouTube Channel.
July 30, 2014
Florida Agriculture Ready To Embrace Medical Marijuana’s Impact
Florida is inching closer to the fray with the recent passing of a bill and its subsequent signing by Gov. Rick Scott that allows the medicinal use of a non-euphoric strain of marijuana called “Charlotte’s Web.” Ben Bolusky, VP/CEO of the Florida Nursery, Growers & Landscape Association (FNGLA), says this deal involves a lot more than just growing plants.
July 29, 2014
It’s Time To Lobby For Sane Water Policy [Opinion]
Growers can offer a valuable perspective that water councils across the country could use in establishing water policy.
July 22, 2014
Please Support The Horticultural Industry Bee And Pollinator Stewardship Initiative
AmericanHort and the Horticultural Research Institute are asking for your support for the horticulture industry’s bee and pollinator stewardship initiative. Please donate today to support industry funding that will be used directly for research on protecting pollinator health.
July 17, 2014
AmericanHort Pledges $100,000 To Support Research Projects Through The Horticultural Research Institute
AmericanHort announced at Cultivate’14 this week a pledge to support the Horticultural Research Institute with a gift of $100,000. The national horticulture association is committing $50,000 and will match up to another $50,000 in gifts from other individuals and companies for a total contribution of $100,000.
May 20, 2014
The Great Recession’s Impact On Horticulture Evident In New Agriculture Census
The USDA's National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) recently released the results of the 2012 Census of Agriculture, the first to capture the fallout of the Great Recession. While some sectors of agriculture are showing recovery, the horticulture industry is not nearly as fortunate.
April 16, 2014
Definition Of Full-Time Hours And A Path To Legal Workforce Dominate Society of American Florist Congressional Action Days
Dozens of floriculture professionals visited their senators and representatives in March to lobby for issues that impact the green industry.
April 8, 2014
Armitage’s Take On The California Spring Trials, Day 2
After wandering through the California Spring Trials, Allan Armitage recalls which of the hundreds of ideas and plants appealed to him during his visit.