Cultivate’23 is the largest horticulture meeting in North America, taking place every July in Columbus, Ohio. One of its highlights is the tradeshow where many of the key horticulture industries are represented. In 2023 the show had 24 new exhibitors and a waitlist, along with educational seminars made possible by American Horticulture members and staff.
Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar is a humanitarian, spiritual leader, and an ambassador of peace, human values, social service, leadership, and cultural preservation of indigenous ways. He meets with world leaders and diplomats all around the globe and his resume includes negotiations such as the 2007 Iraq Ceasefire, 2016 Colombia/FARC Peace Deal, as well as most recently the Ayodhya Conflict in N. India. He has also done extensive conflict resolution work in Venezuela, Syria, Ukraine, Jammu and Kashmir, as well as Kosovo.
A Memorandum of Understanding signed with the Kazakh National Agrarian Research University (KazNARU) in 2019 continues to build on the long-term research of Prof. Katrina Cornish, who holds joint appointments in the Department of Horticulture and Crop Science as well as the Department of Food, Agricultural, and Biological Engineering. Her lab has developed a variety of dandelion from Kazakhstan (Taraxacum kok-saghyz) they call Buckeye Gold. Above the ground, it looks like the dandelions that in the US are considered weeds.