Mission: The american society for horticultural science was organized for the purpose of promoting and encouraging national and international interest in scientific research and education in all branches of horticulture.
Programs: Publications - ashs publishes the following: horttechnology - is a bimonthly publication of applied horticultural science for the professional horticulturist, extension worker and practitioner. Hortscience - is a monthly publication of horticultural information of interest to a broad array of horticulturists. Its goals are to apprise horticultural scientists and others interested in horticulture about developments in significant research, education, industry, and extension findings or methods. The journal of the american society for horticultural science - is a bimonthly publication of the results of original research on horticultural plants and their products or on directly related research areas. Its prime function is the communication of mission-oriented, fundamental research to other researchers.
annual conference and student programs - annual conference which brings together 1,000 to 1,200 members and scholars in the field of horticulture to provide a forum for research, reporting, lectures and public discussion on horticultural research. Student programs provide grants to students to attend the annual conference and present abstracts.
membership - activities promoting membership and education of members informed on current horticultural newsletter to keep our members informed on current horticultural news and national and international issues, career services, and teaching tools. On-line membership directory allows a member only networking system to promote cooperation in research and teaching methods.
regional operations - the society has two regions, the north east region and the southern region that are an integral part of the society; all the assets of the regions, although earmarked for their specific use, constitute assets of the society and the income and disbursements of the regional groups constitute income and disbursements of the society.