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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
Wednesday, May 15, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Williamson College of the Trades Awarded PLNA Trophy at 2019 Philadelphia Flower Show »
Williamson’s exhibit in the Philadelphia Flower Show at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, “Phytoremediation: Plants Plan...
Wednesday, May 15, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stoney Bank Nurseries Awarded PLNA Trophy at 2019 Philadelphia Flower Show »
This year Stoney Bank's display Unplug and Play! supported the theme of Flower Power and, in addition to the PLNA Trop...
Wednesday, May 15, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Eichenlaub Inc Offers First Landscape Apprenticeship Program in Western PA »
PLNA Member, Eichenlaub, Inc., has signed on to be one of the first landscape companies in Pennsylvania to offer the Lands...
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...

Plants, Pests & Diseases
Monday, May 13, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
PDA Lists Four Plant Species as Noxious Weeds »
HARRISBURG - On April 25, the Controlled Plant and Noxious Weed Committee of the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture (P...
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...

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
Sunday, May 12, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pennsylvania Farm Bill Takes Shape »
HARRISBURG - In February, Governor Wolf, as part of his 2019-2020 budget proposal included $24 million for what he dubbed,...
Sunday, May 12, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
What’s All the Fuss Over 2,4-D and Dicamba? »
The herbicides 2,4-D and dicamba have been around for a long time. Both have been go-to herbicides in the fight against we...
Sunday, May 12, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pennsylvania House Bill Would Mandate Long-Term Antibiotic Treatment for Tick-Borne Diseases »
HARRISBURG – In April, the Pennsylvania House passed HB 629, which mandates health insurer coverage for extended antibioti...
Wednesday, March 27, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
PLNA Meets with PDA, Legislative Staff on New Fertilizer Bill »
HARRISBURG - Last month, PLNA Chairman Ted Ventre, President Cathy Corrigan and Government Relations consultant Gregg Robe...
Wednesday, March 27, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Workforce Development Legislative Package Passes State House »
HARRISBURG - Last week, the state House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved a slate of bipartisan workforce develop...

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
Sunday, May 12, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
DHS Authorizes up to 30,000 Additional H-2B Visas for FY 2019 »
WASHINGTON, D.C. - On May 8, 2019, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Labor (DOL) published a...
Sunday, May 12, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
EPA Reaffirms Safety of Glyphosate, Environmental Groups Disagree, Controversy Continues »
On April 30, EPA issued an interim decision on the herbicide glyphosate that states, in part, “EPA continues to find that...
Sunday, May 12, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
DOL Proposes New Overtime Rules »
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The federal Department of Labor (DOL) issued proposed regulations concerning the much-anticipated revis...
Wednesday, March 27, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ag Trucking Relief Act Introduced »
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Rep. Austin Scott (R-GA) recently released The Agricultural Trucking Relief Act of 2019 (H.R. 1673) — a...
Wednesday, March 27, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Farm Labor Bill Takes Shape »
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Chris Collins (R-NY) is floating a bill called the “Helping Labor Personnel (HELP) Farms Ac...

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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