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Farm Bill Pest and Disease Funding Targets Horticulture Priorities

COLUMBUS, USA: On December 13, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is allocating nearly $58 million Section 10007 of the 2014 Farm Bill to support 513 projects with...
Posted On 16 Dec 2016
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Horticultural Research Institute Joins the Global #GivingTuesday Movement

WASHINGTON, USA: The Horticultural Research Institute (HRI) has joined Giving Tuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. Occurring this...
Posted On 18 Nov 2016
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Join the CHA at Gro South for information on export opportunities at IPM Essen

BRASTED, UK: The Commercial Horticultural AssociationCHA is inviting British companies interested in exploring export opportunities to join us on stand S1 at Gro South, to find out about potential grant funding and exciting initiatives during 2017. In particular the...
Posted On 05 Nov 2016
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HRI Launches New Fund in Honor of Craig Regelbrugge

WASHINGTON, USA: The Horticultural Research Institute is pleased to announce new endowed research fund, created in honor of Craig Regelbrugge, AmericanHort’s Senior Vice President of Industry Advocacy and Research. In 2016, Craig Regelbrugge celebrated his 25th year of...
Posted On 04 Oct 2016
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Pollinator Protection in the Green Industry a Focus in USDA NIFA Grant Allocation

WASHINGTON, USA: Over $2.8 million was awarded towards pollinator protection in ornamental horticulture through the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) Specialty Crop Research Initiative (SCRI). The funds will be distributed over a period of two years,...
Posted On 15 Aug 2016
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AmericanHort welcomes USDA funding for plant pest solutions

COLUMBUS, USA: USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service has just released its plan for strategically deploying over $58 million in special Farm Bill funding to protect agriculture and horticulture from plant pests and diseases. The funds are provided via the 2014...
Posted On 20 Feb 2016
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