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Building Community
Tuesday, May 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MeetUp Replay - Williamson College of the Trades »
On Thursday, April 27, members had the opportunity to learn about one of the best kept secrets in southeastern PA as they...
Tuesday, May 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
PLNA Trophies at 2017 Philadelphia Flower Show »
Each year PLNA awards trophies at the Philadelphia Flower Show. This year trophies were awarded in the Landscape display...
Wednesday, April 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
PA Green Industry Forum Wrap-Up »
On March 2, members gathered at the Hershey Country Club for the PA Green Industry Forum, Member & Recognition Event....
Tuesday, January 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Erie Holiday MeetUp Replay »
Holiday cheer was on the menu at Ricardo’s restaurant in Erie, where Fairview Evergreen Nurseries hosted a PLNA MeetUp din...
Friday, May 6, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Increasing Value of Membership »
PLNA is currently revamping to make your search for information easier and more valuable to you as a member. Ove...

Plants, Pests & Diseases
Monday, May 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
State Pesticide BMP's for Pollinators out for Review »
HARRISBURG - The Pennsylvania  Department of Agriculture last week released a draft of its recommended best managemen...
Monday, May 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
AmericanHort Warns: Milkweeds and Systemic Insecticides? Please Don’t! »
There’s a chain email making its way around the country, forwarded by garden enthusiasts up in arms over the allegation th...
Sunday, April 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Spotted Lanternfly Quarantine Expands to Three Additional Townships in Bucks, Chester Counties »
HARRISBURG  – Three more townships are now part of the 74 municipalities across six Pennsylvania counties that are qu...
Monday, December 12, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Spotted Lanternfly Spotted in More Municipalities »
HARRISBURG – The discovery of the Spotted Lanternfly in 25 additional municipalities across southeastern Pennsylvania is c...
Tuesday, September 20, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Spotted Lanternfly Found in Six Additional Municipalities »
HARRISBURG – Over the past month 14 municipalities in currently-infested counties have been added to Pennsylvania’s Spotte...

Expanding Knowledge
Wednesday, March 9, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
PLNA Creating High School Certification Exam for Horticulture »
PLNA is working with the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) to create a certification exam for high school/vocatio...
Friday, February 5, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
PCH Emeritus Category Established »
In 2015 the PLNA Board of Directors voted to create a Pennsylvania Certified Horticulturist (PCH) Emeritus category, honor...
Wednesday, October 7, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
PLNA Partners in National Plant Something Campaign »
Thanks to a specialty crop block grant from USDA, Nursery and Landscape Associations across the United States are partneri...
Wednesday, May 6, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
PLNA & Partners to Launch Webinar Wednesdays! »
PLNA has teamed up with Green Industry Partners and Suppliers to bring valuable business building information to you throu...
Thursday, April 9, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Protecting Bees & Pollinators Video Demystifies What Horticulture Needs to Know »
WASHINGTON and COLUMBUS, OH – March 26, 2015 – The Horticultural Research Institute, in collaboration with AmericanHort, S...

Thursday, June 9, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
PLNA Members Participate in Monarch Red Carpet Kick-off »
  PLNA has partnered with the Monarch Red Carpet Project to increase awareness and promote action to save the M...
Friday, February 5, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
OutdoorLivingPA Campaign Moves Forward to Philadelphia Flower Show »
PLNA's consumer awareness campaign kicked off at the Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg in January. Next stop, the Phil...
Wednesday, November 18, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Keeping and Your Membership Information Secure »
The internet is changing and PLNA's website software provider is preparing for a change in security that affects all of th...
Wednesday, August 12, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
It's All About You »
Many times we belong to organizations because of what they do; provide a special program or offer a discounted rate. But...
Wednesday, May 6, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
PLNA Needs Your Help in Reaching Out to Member Prospects »
Are you an industry supplier, wholesaler or rewholesaler that would be willing to help PLNA reach out to prospective...

Protecting Values In Pennsylvania
Wednesday, July 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Senate Panel Advances Controlled Plant and Noxious Weed Bill »
HARRISBURG - A bill to update Pennsylvania's noxious weed law, HB 790 , was unanimously reported out by the Senate Agri...
Wednesday, July 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Surprise Fertilizer Bill Introduced by Senator Alloway »
HARRISBURG – After negotiations that have taken place over several years, involving scores of stakeholders, including PLNA...
Wednesday, June 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Controlled Plant/Noxious Weed Bill Advances »
HARRISBURG - A bill to update Pennsylvania's noxious weed law passed out of the state House May 30 by a unanimous vote. Th...
Wednesday, June 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Push is On for Growing Greener III »
HARRISBURG - The Growing Greener Coalition, of which PLNA is member, is pushing to have the General Assembly pass legislat...
Monday, May 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Growing Greener Advocates Rally at Capitol »
HARRISBURG -  Advocates for Pennsylvania’s Growing Greener program today rallied on the steps of the state Capitol to...

Protecting Values In the Nation
Wednesday, July 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Congress Mulls a New Agriculture Guest Working Program »
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Bob Goodlatte (R-Virginia), chair of the House Judiciary Committee, is circulating a draft...
Wednesday, July 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Federal Overtime Rule is Still Alive »
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The new federal overtime rule, that would have doubled the mandatory salary at which employees must be...
Wednesday, July 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
DHS Releases 15,000 Additional H-2B Visas »
WASHINGTON, D.C. - In late April, Congress passed an appropriations bill to fund the federal government through the federa...
Wednesday, June 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Will Trump Administration Increase H-2B Cap? »
WASHINGTON, D.C. - In late April, Congress passed an appropriations bill to fund the federal government through the end of...
Monday, May 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Trump May Allow Undocumented Farm Workers to Stay in U.S. »
KANSAS CITY, KS - U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said President Trump may be open to creating a way for some undo...

Business Resources
Monday, December 14, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sunoco & PLNA Team Up to Provide Savings to Members! »
At the Pennsylvania Landscape & Nursery Association, we are constantly working to add more value to your membership....
Tuesday, June 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Penn State Extension Announces Reorganization »
STATE COLLEGE - Penn State Extension is going through a transformation, with a keen focus on improving their products and...
Monday, November 14, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Penn State Extension Changes »
UNIVERSITY PARK – The dean of Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences has announced sweeping changes to how its Exte...
Friday, September 2, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Is Your Website Mobile-Ready? »
HERNDON, VA - If you're trying to reach retail customers, mobile marketing had better be part of your strategy. That's acc...
Wednesday, August 10, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
DCNR Riparian Forest Buffer Grant Program »
HARRISBURG - The Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) announced a Riparian Forest Buffer P...

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