March 14, 2017
AmericanHort’s First-Ever CareerUP Event to Take Place at Cultivate’17
CareerUP is a day-long workshop that is designed to provide the skills, information, and inspiration that young professionals need to advance their careers, love their jobs, and help the industry grow.
December 4, 2017
New Report Shows Older Growers Outnumber Younger Growers by a Six To One Margin
A survey conducted earlier this year by the National Young Farmers Coalition highlights the far-reaching set of challenges faced by today’s young growers, including rising debt and a struggle to find quality employees.
April 27, 2017
Hoffman Nursery Cheers On the Next Generation of Horticulturists
Hoffman Nursery was a sponsor of the recent 41st National Collegiate Landscape Competition, an event that offers several opportunities for companies in the green industry to meet and recruit the next-generation of horticulturists.
August 27, 2016
Australia Launches Initiative To Ignite A New Generation Of Growers
Hort Innovation Chief Executive John Lloyd says the goal is to identify and build future industry leaders at all stages of their career through investment in a host of new initiatives.
August 5, 2016
Ohio State University Offering New Greenhouse Engineering Technology Program
The program is designed to prepare students to manage modern, high-tech greenhouses, with the ultimate goal of offering technically skilled individuals better opportunities in the greenhouse industry.
October 13, 2015
USDA Provides $17 Million To Support Beginning Growers
The grants are for the Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program, which aims to develop a strong, diverse next generation of farmers, and support efforts to bring veterans and socially disadvantaged entrepreneurs into farming.