Big Win on “Horticulture as Agriculture!”

Big Win on “Horticulture as Agriculture!” By AmericanHort The Federal Motor Carrier Administration (FMCSA) released an Interim Final Rule (IFR) yesterday to announce their decision on potential modification of the agricultural commodity definition for transportation. The verdict is in…and it is good. The agency states that it “considers plants, including sod, flowers, ornamentals, seedlings, shrubs, […]

Indiana Accredited Horticulturist Exams

During COVID-19 INLA has suspended any planned IAH exams, however if you are a Master IAH you are qualified to give the exam in your area or company. To do so, please contact INLA executive director, Rick Haggard at 317-889-2382 or to coordinate the details. To learn more about IAH certification please visit […]

PPA 2021 Plant of the Year™

2021 Perennial Plant Association Plant of the Year™ Calamintha nepeta ssp. nepeta  |  Common Name: Lesser Catmint Like a cloud of confetti, tiny white flowers (sometimes touched with pale blue) appear from early summer to fall. This full-sun perennial has a low mounding or bushy habit, ideal for the front of the border, rock gardens, […]

Purdue Landscape Report: Virtual

Purdue Landscape Report: Virtual The Purdue Landscape Report Team is excited to offer you an online learning opportunity on Wednesdays (every 2 weeks/September 2 to November 4) at 12:00 pm (Eastern) via Zoom and Facebook Live. This is part of our on-going, biweekly series. The topics and speakers will vary each session, so check out […]

Green Industry Alliance Golf Outing

Green Industry Alliance Golf Outing Fundraiser *** EVENT DATE CHANGE: October 1, 2020 *** Join Green Industry Alliance (GIA) on July 9 for their annual golf fundraiser. The day’s events includes a golf, prizes, and dinner — all with appropriate social distancing. Sponsorships available — see registration form below. Due to the uncertainty of the […]

Purdue College of Agriculture VIRTUAL Fall Career Fair

Purdue College of Agriculture VIRTUAL Fall Career Fair Virtual Career Fair – October 6, 2020 from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm EST Company registration closes September 14. Great opportunity for companies to meet potential employees!  The College of Agriculture hosts a career fair every fall and spring semester. Over 150 companies attend, providing recruiters with […]

Unsolicited Seeds Packages from China

Unsolicited Seeds Packages from China IDNR Announcement (7/30/20): By now you have probably heard about unsolicited shipments of seeds coming from China. At this point in time, there is no evidence that this is anything more than a “brushing” scam where a vendor uses fake sales to improve ratings in the marketplace. However, these are […]

INEF Shooting for Scholarships

Registration now open for our most popular event of the year! This year, INLA’s summer fundraiser will be one day only and include the Shooting for Scholarship event. Unlike previous years, the event will not include the Summer Tour and dinner that traditionally was held on the first day. This decision was made out of […]