The 2013 Western Horticultural Inspection Society (WHIS) multi-state inspection event was held September 16-19 2013 in Helena MT. Participants included inspection staff from California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, & Washington, along with co-chapter HIS visitors from Kansas & West Virginia. Photo courtesy of Andrea Thompson, ID.
One of eight facilities in the first phase of a SANC Program pilot: Lucas Greenhouses, New Jersey
Established in 1979, Lucas Greenhouses has developed a reputation for growing the very best product and providing the finest customer service. No matter the size of your company or order, our unique approach is to treat each customer and order with the personal attention they need.
Aurelio Posadas, Executive Secretary of National Plant Board, presents information on the SANC Initiative to inspectors at the 2013 Western Horticultural Inspection Society (WHIS) multi-state inspection event, held September 16-19 2013 in Helena MT. Photo courtesy of Andrea Thompson
Boxwood Blight tests SANC System
Boxwood blight, caused by Cylindrocladium pseudonaviculatum, was discovered in the United States just as the SANC initiative was developing momentum. Industry, university, and state and federal regulatory agencies worked together to develop an educational and regulatory framework to prevent the disease from moving with interstate commerce.
One of eight facilities in the first phase of a SANC Program Pilot: Greenleaf Nursery Company, Oklahoma
Started in 1945 as a retail nursery in Muskogee, Oklahoma, Greenleaf Nursery has grown into a multi-state operation, one of America’s largest, most diverse nursery production operations with emphasis placed on the predictable quality of nursery stock.
One of eight facilities in the first phase of a SANC Program Pilot: Conard-Pyle, Pennsylvania
Founded in 1897 as a retail mail order firm specializing in roses, Star® Roses and Plants has evolved from a wholesale container nursery to a leading genetics company involved directly in breeding roses, perennials and woody plants, and introducing plants from other breeders around the world.
One of eight facilities in the first phase of the SANC Program Pilot: Forrest Keeling Nursery, Missouri.
Forrest Keeling Nursery’s proprietary RPM (Root Production Method®) produces stock with faster growth, higher transplant success and early fruit and nut production. Specializing in native plants, Forrest Keeling produces nearly 500,000 containers per year.