How the Horticulture Industry Can Attract and Retain a High-Quality Workforce

Members of the inaugural class of AmericanHort’s Horticultural Research Institute (HRI) Leadership Academy are looking to provide AmericanHort and HRI with recommendations for attracting and retaining a high-quality workforce within the green industry. These findings will be presented to each board during Cultivate’23 in Columbus, OH, in July.

Click here to take a short survey that will help Leadership Academy members better evaluate and assess the top labor issues that the horticulture industry is facing.


“We’d love your feedback as we look to provide real-world solutions to these problems,” says Matt Foertmeyer, Head Grower at Foertmeyer & Sons in Delaware, OH, and a member of the HRI Leadership Academy.