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The horticulture supply chain is as varied and unique as the number of plant cultivars. In the Knowledge Center, resources and information are tagged by industry segments to help you get exactly what you need quickly -- and lead you to information you didn't know existed until now.

AmericanHort Contributor June 05 2013

If you have not contacted your two U.S. Senators within the last week to urge their support for immigration reform, now is the time! And it could not be much easier. Click here to go to the new S.744 Action Alert, and enter your zip code. You can send the sample letter provided, or edit it as you wish.
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AmericanHort Contributor June 05 2013

This week, ANLA and 41 partner associations submitted a letter to members of the U.S. Senate urging that they pass Senate bill S.954, the Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2013 (2013 Farm Bill). The letter highlights the importance of our industry to U.S. agriculture and ...

AmericanHort Contributor May 31 2013

A new study released by Harvard University researchers, reports that immigrant laborers have contributed significantly more to Medicare than then have taken out. According to a report on Bloomberg.com, "Immigrants to the U.S. contributed $115.2 billion more to the Medicare Trust Fund during the past decade than they withdrew, casting doubt on criticism they overburden the health plan, Harvard U...

AmericanHort Contributor May 28 2013

Join the Horticultural Research Institute for a complimentary reception on July 13, 2013 from 5:30 - 8:00 pm at the Hilton Columbus Downtown. The reception celebrates donors, members and friends that are interested in continuing to develop green industry progress through innovation and research.

The reception is held in conjunction with the OFA Short Course Convention & Marke...

AmericanHort Contributor May 28 2013

Last week, USDA-APHIS declared the Asian Longhorn Beetle (ALB) infestations in the New York boroughs of Manhattan and Staten Island eradicated, lifting those areas from quarantine status. This follows the March announcement of the successful eradication of ALB in New Jersey and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s success in eliminating ALB from cities in Ontario, which was announced in April....

AmericanHort Contributor May 28 2013

For those monitoring the immigration reform debate in Congress, the latest news is a mix of good and bad. Among the good news -- last week, 110 conservative economists endorsed immigration reform.

As for the bad news: NumbersUSA, the nation’s leading anti-immigration grassroots organization, has purchased nearly half a million d...

AmericanHort Contributor May 21 2013

Does your team think that profit equals markup? How would they change the way they do their jobs if they knew that you don't pocket 50 or 60 cents on every dollar that hits the register? Join Sid on the ANLA Knowledge Center as he explains to you, and your team, the real costs of running a business. Watch Sid

AmericanHort Contributor May 21 2013

The Horticultural Research Institute is investigating future research initiatives to guide the organization's priorities for the next 5 years. HRI is seeking participants from all segments of the green industry to complete an online research assessment survey. All participants who complete the survey by May 31, 2013 will be entered to win an iPad mini.

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AmericanHort Contributor May 21 2013

Sid Raisch: Are You Selling Stuff or a Solution?
Selling stuff, demeans your products, and sends your customers price shopping. Selling solutions - identifying the value and experience your customers get from using your products in their gardens, their homes and making them part of their lives - creates perceived value. You can turn that perception into profit with higher p...

AmericanHort Contributor May 21 2013

Sid Raisch: Aligning Your Staff for Profit
Does your team think that profit equals markup? How would they change the way they do their jobs if they knew that you don't pocket 50 or 60 cents on every dollar that hits the register? Sid explains to you, and your team, the real costs of running a business.