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What is AGIA?

The Arkansas Green Industry Association, AGIA (formerly the Arkansas Nurserymen), is a professional trade organization dedicated to serving the Green Industry and the advancement of horticulture in the State of Arkansas. The organization strives to meet the needs of its members through benefits such as educational activities, a certification program, yearly trade show and seminars, newsletters, member directories, buyers' guides, member decals, and more.

Our Purpose

  • To provide a state-wide trade association for those engaged in all aspects of the "Green Industry" - nursery, landscape, garden center, growers, irrigation, etc.
  • To promote the improvement of professional abilities and knowledge.
  • To provide members with educational opportunities, and information about such opportunities.
  • To cooperate with allied interests and support the horticultural trade. To monitor matters of public policy concerning the industry.
  • To encourage professionalism and ethical dealings by members.
  • To promote greater use of nursery products by the general public.
  • To promote and support networking among members.

Benefits of Membership

What do I receive when I join?

  • Monthly subscription to the Plant Arkansas E-Newsletter.
  • Decals for your place of business stating you are a member. These can be placed on doors, vehicles, notebooks, etc. Show your customers that you are a professional!
  • A certificate of membership for your business.
  • Opportunity to become an Arkansas Certified Nursery and Landscape Professional - ACNLP.
  • Opportunity to become a partner in the AR Diamonds project.
  • Updates on legislative issues that may affect the industry and your business. The AGIA is watching these issues and is ready to represent the industry if the need arises.
  • Discount member rates to the annual PLANTS Trade Show, Landscape Day and other events.
  • Access to suppliers and/or to potential customers.
  • Opportunity to network with others in the industry.
  • Web site access with member link, information and updates. Includes a list of all AGIA members.
  • An AD&D (Accidental Death & Dismemberment) insurance policy of $2,500 at no cost to members and their employees.  This includes a Health Services Discount Plan which provides members and their families discounts on vision, hearing, prescription drugs, chiropractic therapy, and hearing aids. Child Safe Kits  and Family Information Guides are also available at no cost.


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