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February 15, 2018 E-News
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Early Career Competition

ASHS encourages postdocs, early career faculty, industry and governmental professionals within the first 5 years of service at their current position to  apply to participate in the Early Career Competition.  This is an opportunity to  to communicate the impact of your extension, research, teaching, and other scholarly activities during the 2018 ASHS Conference in Washington DC. Click here for more information.

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ASHS Conference Deadlines Approaching
Early Bird Discount Ends Today

Deadlines for Abstract Submission, Workshop Proposals, Student Travel Grants, and Early Bird Discounts are all soon. Check out the calendar for exact dates and information.

Extension Division News
by Desmond Layne

Extension Division Education Materials Award Nominations are Due March 31, 2018

In keeping with the changing technological times, the ASHS Extension Division Advisory Council has instituted some minor changes for submitting nominations for these annual awards.  Read more.

International Twitter Feed
by John Griffis
, Jr.

FAOKnowledge has just tweeted a reminder to folks that they offer a large number of free E-learning courses online including more than a few that involve international horticulture. Read More.

Strategic Career Planning Seminar 

A career oriented professional development seminar designed for students is planned for the 2018 ASHS Conference. It will be held on Monday, July 30th. Click here for more information.

Member News

Desmond R. Layne has been named head of the Department of Horticulture at Auburn University. Dr. Layne is currently horticulture professor and academic program director at Washington State University. He is also the VP of the ASHS Extension Division. Read more.

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