Developing Additional ASHS Programs and Activities for Students
by Carl Sams, ASHS President
ASHS posted an excellent discussion on the anticipated shortage of horticulture students to fill available positions on the ASHS Community Blogs, “Conversations for a Changing Future,” February 1, 2016. Read Column.
by Jonathan Moore
Washington, DC’s, snowfall on March 21 did not deflect Congress’ main focus before their Easter break, namely, final passage of an omnibus budget for FY 2018. This was done March 23rd, the sixth such deadline under FY18 to fashion a budget. Read more.
International Division News
by Elizabeth Mitcham and contributor John Griffis, Jr.
Happy Spring from the International Division of your society! I am excited to announce that we have secured a fabulous speaker for the International Division Luncheon on August 2 at the Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. Read News.
Join a Professional Interest Group
ASHS offers more than 50 Professional Interest Groups for members to get involved. If you have not joined one or more of these groups, now is the time! Interest Groups are a good way to stay on top of relevant subject news, network within the field, and participate as an officer. You must be signed in as a member to join a group. List of Groups.
2018 Conference Activities
Now is the time to register for the conference activities being offered this summer. Don't miss out on participating in the Fun Run/Walk, the various speaker luncheons, closing night at the Nationals Ballpark, and tours. Click here to see the list. You can add tickets when you register or by going to the ASHS Online Store.