Carcher Appointed New Chair of CFAES Department of Vegetation and Crop Science – Ohio Aug Net | Ohio National Journal

Douglas Carcher, a graduate of Ohio State University College of Food, Agriculture and Environmental Sciences (CFS), is returning to the college as a professor and chair of the Department of Organic Science. The four-year term begins on August 1, 2021, with the approval of the University Board of Trustees. Carcher is currently working at the … Read more

Syracuse University College launches online cannabis education programs to meet the needs of skilled workers in the industry.

In collaboration with Papa and Barkley | papaandbarkley.comPapa and Barclays are a cannabis and CBD safety company based in Eureka, California. When Evelyn Wang was appointed CEO of California-based cannabis and CBD safety company Papa and Barclay in January, she joined the field after 15 years of senior management experience in the beauty industry and … Read more

Garden Center Conference and Exhibition announces Leslie Halek as keynote speaker

Valley View, OH – Garden Center Leslie Halek, Certified Pro Horticulture, Consultant and Author, is pleased to announce that he will be the keynote speaker at the Garden Center Conference and Exhibition. With 27 years of industry experience, her session “Controlling Back – The Importance of Driving Trends Instead of Choosing Them ” It is … Read more

You can thank Black Gardener Booker T. Whatley for your CSA.

Booker T. Whatley was a horticulturist and professor of agriculture at Tuscany University in Alabama. Tuskegee University Records Last spring, farms across the country saw an increase in demand for their CSA programs, enrolling subscribers and waiters at unprecedented rates. When families are sheltered at home and when farmers’ markets are closed or under tight … Read more

Acupuncture for beginners education is now available online

The Texas A&M Agrillif Extension Service is now offering an online program called “Aqupanics for Beginners.” Joe Masabasni, PhD, Texas A&M Agrillif Extension Service Vegetarian, Dallas, small-scale apparatus system. (Photo by Texas A & M. Agrillif) The program can be found at It costs $ 15. Once registered, participants can access the program for … Read more

Rockledge Gardens launches fourth certification prep class

Announced in a press release, the Rockwell Gardens will begin its fourth six-week preparatory course to help their FNGLA (Florida Seedling Growth, Farmers and Landscape Association) designate Florida Certified Gardener (FCHP). The 60-year-old family-owned garden center is part of an ongoing effort to grow a team of gardeners in Central Florida who can help with … Read more

Whitefield plant sales show acupuncture and horticulture program

Tim Davis, educational technician who helps run the aquaponics and horticulture program at Whitefield Elementary School, teaches seventh grade students Donovan Thompson (left) and Benjamin Sullivan (right) how to grow lettuce. (Nettie Hoagland photo)

Tim Davis, an education technician at Whitefield Elementary School who teaches acupuncture and horticulture, teaches seventh graders Donovan Thompson (left) and Benjamin Sullivan (right) salad. (Photo by Netie Hogland) For Whitefield Elementary School students in grades six through eight, the school’s acupuncture and horticulture program is reconnecting them with their agricultural community. “We live in … Read more

Limited Delivery Opportunity – 2021 Stanley Smith Horticultural Trust – Ornamental Garden Aids

Limited Submission Opportunity: Alfred P. Sloan Foundation – Creating Equitable Pathways to STEM Graduate Education

The Stanley Smith Horticultural Trust receives requests from organizations seeking financial support for ornamental horticulture projects. Vanderbill University may submit an application To the Gift Program. The Stanley Smith Horticultural Trust supports education and research in ornamental gardening. The faith seeks to support projects that support additional ornamental plants in organizations that have the following … Read more