Recent News

24
May
FNGLA Awarded FFA's 'Distinguished Service Citation'

Based in no small part on the efforts FNGLA ‘Education Czar’ Stefan Liopiros, FNGLA has earned distinction as one of Florida FFA’s 2019 Distinguished Service Citation Recipients.

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3
May
Jack Payne: FNGLA Past Presidents Help Inform Ag. Discussions on Campus

I’ve convened a discussion on campus on the future of Florida agriculture.

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3
May
President's Letter: I am strongly encouraging us to look for solutions in unusual places

Last week, FNGLA President-Elect Shawn Thomas and I were invited to the inaugural graduation ceremony of the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office Department of Corrections Horticultural Program.

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10
April
Jack Payne: How's this for turf geek?

Kevin Kenworthy grows 20 different types of grass, not on a research plot, but in his own yard.

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8
April
President's Letter: April Showers Bring May Flowers

  All reports indicate our commerce is strong and, in some cases, too strong.

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18
March
FNGLA Hosts Student Landscape Installation Project at Future Builders of America Summit

FNGLA’s goal of reaching tomorrow’s industry leaders extended into the realm of building construction in March as landscape professionals and students came together at the 2019 Future Builders of America Leadership Summit.

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7
March
Fertilizer Ordinance Update for Late 2018 and Early 2019

The year 2018 was a difficult one for the green industry, and set the stage for a difficult 2019.

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6
March
Jack Payne: I’ll let you in on a little secret

There’s no physical place called the Center for Landscape Conservation and Ecology, the science hub that serves many of FNGLA’s research needs.

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6
March
President's Letter: Politics, Politics, Politics

As I write this, our nation awaits a two-year-in-the- making report from Special Counsel Robert Mueller and his investigation as to whether (and, if so, how) Russia interfered in our most recent presidential election.

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6
March
FNGLA’s Priorities for the 2019 Legislative Session

There will be opportunities and challenges as FNGLA works to protect and promote Florida’s nursery and landscape industry.

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