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Classified Ads
Thursday, August 16, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Business Opportunity - Business for Sale »
Want to expand your landscape business in Lancaster Co? A reputable PLNA member in business since 1986 is preparing for re...

Members In The News
Friday, March 1, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
PLNA Members Star Roses and Plants/Conard-Pyle and North Creek Nurseries - SANC Certified »
PLNA Members Star Roses and Plants/Conard-Pyle and North Creek Nurseries - SANC Certified These two progressive nurse...
Friday, January 18, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Westlake Appointed to USDA Christmas Tree Promotion Board »
Gary Westlake Sr. of Westlake Tree Farms LLC, Pottstown (Chester County), has been recently appointed by Secretary of Agri...
Tuesday, December 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Member Milestones 2018 »
Congratulations to the following members who have reached specific milestones within their career and/or membership with t...
Tuesday, November 20, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Owner of Eichenlaub Inc. teaches students how he weighs new technology »
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Will customers of lawn-mowing services accept robotic, autonomous lawnmowers cutting the...
Tuesday, November 20, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
LandStudies President, Kelly Gutshall, receives Penn State Landscape Architecture Award »
Kelly Gutshall, LandStudies President, is the recipient of Penn State University’s 2018 Arts and Architecture Alumni Award...

Plants, Pests & Diseases
Tuesday, August 14, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tick, Mosquito and Flea Borne Diseases at All Time High »
For an industry that spends most of its time outside, the increase in diseases caused by ticks, mosquitos and fleas should...
Friday, June 22, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
BMPs for Prevention Management of the Spread of Spotted Lanternfly »
  The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture (PDA) has been working with various industries to look at best manag...
Friday, February 16, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
NOW is the Best Time to Help Prevent the Spread of Spotted Lanternfly »
On November 3, the PA Department of Agriculture expanded the Spotted Lanternfly (SLF) quarantine area from municipal level...
Tuesday, February 13, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
USDA Announces $17.5 Million for Spotted Lanternfly »
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced that it is awarding $17.5 million in emergency funding to...
Tuesday, January 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tennessee institutes Quarantine on incoming Boxwood and Related Materials »
The Tennessee Department of Agriculture has instituted a Boxwood Blight quarantine at the request of production nurseries...

PLNA Foundation News
Tuesday, December 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
PLNA Foundation Establishes Endowed Scholarship with Penn State University »
Every year the PLNA Foundation reviews applications for its annual scholarship program.   And next year, there will...
Tuesday, December 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
PLNA Foundation Awards Scholarships »
The PLNA Foundation awarded six $5000 scholarships this school year; 3 to Penn College of Technology students, 2 to Penn S...

Protecting Values In Pennsylvania
Thursday, February 28, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Governor’s Budget Reduces Funding for Green Infrastructure Projects »
HARRISBURG – Governor Wolf released his 2019-2020 fiscal year budget on February 5, 2019 with greatly reduced funding for...
Thursday, February 28, 2019   (1 Comment - view/add)
Up to 120 Plant Species to be Considered for Regulation in Pennsylvania »
HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Invasive Species Council (PISC) is considering recommending that as many as 120 plants ident...
Wednesday, November 14, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
PLNA Has Successful Legislative Session »
The 2017-2018 session of the Pennsylvania General Assembly will end sine die on November 30. No further legislative acti...
Thursday, October 11, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fertilizer Bill Appears Dead for this Legislative Session »
HARRISBURG – Senate Bill 792, which would regulate the sale and application of lawn fertilizer, appears to be dead this se...
Wednesday, July 25, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
PLNA Proposes New Approach to Fertilizer Bill »
HARRISBURG – In June, PLNA testified about its concerns with a bill to regulate the application of fertilizer (SB 792) to...

Building Community
Monday, April 9, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
PLNA Awards Trophies at 2018 Flower Show »
Each year PLNA awards trophies at the Philadelphia Flower Show for the most effective use of plant and the best...
Tuesday, January 23, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Snow Doesn't Stop MeetUp in Erie »
Record-shattering snowfalls couldn’t stop the hardy and winter-tested souls of northwestern Pennsylvania’s green industry...
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....

Protecting Values In the Nation
Thursday, February 28, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Congress Approves Authority to Increase H-2B Visas »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – As part of the deal to end the partial shutdown of the federal government, H-2B advocates in Washington...
Friday, January 18, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Act Now to Save H-2B! »
This week a bipartisan, bicameral H-2B letter to leadership was circulated by Reps. Pingree (D-ME) and Harris (R-MD), an...
Wednesday, December 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Congress MUST Vote on H-2B Reforms by this Friday »
On Friday, December 7, funding for several federal agencies was due to run out unless Congress passed a set of appropriati...
Wednesday, November 14, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Will the New Congress Tackle Immigration and Guest Worker Program Reform? »
With the November 6 mid-term elections just behind us, what can we expect come January 1, 2019 in the new Congress? The...
Wednesday, November 14, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
U.S. Department of Labor Proposes H-2A and H-2B Rule Changes »
Last May, the Trump Administration promised that they would undertake regulatory reform of the H-2A guest worker program....

Business Resources
Friday, March 1, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Thursday, December 27, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
CBF Issues New RFP for 10 Million Trees Program »
PLNA has been working with a partnership of national, regional, state, and local agencies, conservation organizations, out...
Monday, July 30, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
PA ONE Call Enforcement Update »
On April 28, 2018, legislation supporting the One Call System in Pennsylvania was enacted. PA Act 287, as amended by PA...
Friday, June 15, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
PLNA Holds Meeting on Contract Growing for the 10,000,000 Trees Project »
HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania tree nurseries are invited to a meeting to learn about the 10,000,000 Trees Project and how they...
Monday, April 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Attention Tree Nurseries! Mark Your Calendars! »
HARRISBURG - The Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) and the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (C...

Expanding Knowledge
Tuesday, December 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
New PCH Associate Program for Employees »
Are you looking for a way to encourage your crew members, production workers or sales people to learn more and advance the...
Tuesday, December 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sustainable Landscape Certification Program No Longer Tied to PCH »
When PLNA created the Sustainable Landscape Certification (SLC) program in 2013 one of the requirements to take the exam w...

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