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Thank you for your interest in NICH, the National Initiative for Consumer Horticulture. We are a grassroots movement for everyone in the field of horticulture –university researchers and government extension …

September 7th Conference Call

Attending: Clint, Suzi, Gail, Casey, Julie 1) Marketing and Communications Update (McCoy) a. Communications Update Gail phoned in late, so missed this part of the call i. Press Release – …

NICH Receives USDA Grant

Thursday, August 24, 2017 Media contact: Susan McCoy 610-220-8400 WASHINGTON, D.C.  August 24, 2017 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) today announced …

August 8th Conference Call

Attending: Debbie, Ellen, Pam, Casey, Suzi Updates Spreading the word in person (listed chronologically) IGC (McCoy, Albin) AmericanHort Impact Summit – http://americanhort.org/impact (McCoy, Debbie [Tentative]) ASHS (Hamrick, Wiesenhorn, Bennett, Bradley) …

July 25th Conference Call

Updates Spreading the word in person (listed chronologically) American Public Gardens Association Annual Conference (Sclar and Underwood) NICH poster presented and infographic distributed. Featured in Wednesday keynote session. International Master …

June 27th Conference Call

Attending: Ellen, Debbie, Clint, Suzi, Shannon, and Tom 1) Officer Updates a. USDA-NIFA Grant (Ellen) i. Should start July 28: We will have one year from July 28 to expend …

May 30th Conference Call

Attending: Pam, Ellen, Tom, Rick, Gail 1) Officer Updates a. USDA-NIFA Grant (Ellen): grant received. Need to get rolling on planning the meeting. i. Meeting Subcommittee – Ellen, Debbie, Pam, …

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