News

21
January
President's Letter: It's 2020!

It’s 2020! I hope everybody’s been having a great year so far!

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17
January
Jack Payne: Ideas don’t have to expire when money does.

Dr. Michael Dukes and I have revamped our approach to water use.

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17
January
FNGLA welcomes Latest Member Benefit Provider Insurance & Benefits Advisors

FNGLA members can now add access to health insurance plans to the list of FNGLA member-only benefits.    

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27
December
FNGLA Member Autumn Schwab White wins SNA's coveted David E. Laird, Sr. Memorial Award

FNGLA member Autumn Schwab White is the 2020 recipient of the Southern Nursery Association's David E. Laird, Sr. Memorial Award! 

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27
December
Jack Payne: Opioids are a problem in the green industry

Last year, Ben Bolusky and Ed Bravo came to us with a challenge. It wasn’t a horticultural problem or a pest issue. It was a social problem.

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27
December
Guest Column: H-2B Visas for Landscape Workers

The H-2B visa allows U.S. employers to hire seasonal workers temporarily to fill nonagricultural positions in the U.S. Congress typically limits H-2B visas at 66,000 per fiscal year. 

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27
December
President's Letter: Much to Be Thankful For This Holiday Season

The holiday season is a great time to be thankful! Business is booming and, thankfully, everyone in our industry seems to be extremely busy.

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11
December
Skillshare: A Certified Pro Gives Back to the Industry

The quest to make his own Irrigation contracting business more water-efficient led Stephen Blackburn to FNGLA certification.

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25
November
Jack Payne: Robbie Roberson is a figure of historic importance

I started my letter nominating Robbie Roberson as a candidate for the Florida Ag Hall of Fame by writing that some of us in academia were surprised to be approached about Robbie. We had assumed he had long since been inducted!

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25
November
FDACS: Help Win the Battle Against Invasive Conehead Termites

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) is leading an eradication program to prevent them from spreading across the southeast metro area and out into Florida’s natural and agricultural regions.

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