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Business

San Antonio students seek patent to keep flowers blooming

1 of 9A comparison chart is shown for bacterial growth rates as Hannah Taylor and Ashley WalkerPhoto: Tom Reel /Staff photographer 2 of 9Hannah...

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IFE GETS BACK TO BASICS IN 2019

IFE GETS BACK TO BASICS IN 2019

In 2019, the International Floriculture Expo (IFE) will return to Miami, Fla., and take place at the newly redesigned state-of-the-art Miami Beach Convention Center...
FLORAL INDUSTRY BLOOMS AT IFE SHOW

FLORAL INDUSTRY BLOOMS AT IFE SHOW

Attending the International Floriculture Expo (IFE) was like stepping into a fairy-tale land of flowers and enchanting design. More than 60,000 square feet of...
Thailand: 30 percent more visitors for Horti Asia and Agritechnica Asia

Thailand: 30 percent more visitors for Horti Asia and Agritechnica Asia

With increased numbers of both exhibitors and visitors, the second editions of Agritechnica Asia and Horti Asia last week reached a successful conclusion in...

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Science & Technology

Corn-counting robot measures plant traits

Crop breeders trying to boost yields while preparing crops to withstand severe weather and changing climates must locate genes for high-yielding hardy traits in...

Sourcing

It’s Alaska Peony Season

What was once unimaginable is now a reality – cut peony flowers in July, August and even September – thanks to Alaska’s only agricultural...
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JUST’s plant-based eggs are coming to a grocery store near you

JUST’s plant-based eggs are coming to a grocery store near you

Vegans, rejoice! JUST’s sustainable egg alternative is set to arrive in stores this fall. The vegan foods company, formerly known as Hampton Creek ,...

MEGATRENDS SHAPE FLORAL MARKETING AND SELLING STRATEGIES

While our collective goal in the mass-market floral industry is to sell more cut flowers and potted plants, figuring out what influences customers can...
Five elite athletes who thrive on a plant-based diet – in soccer, tennis, ice hockey, bodybuilding and mixed martial arts

Five elite athletes who thrive on a plant-based diet – in soccer, tennis, ice...

When the Boston Bruins ice hockey team takes on the Calgary Flames for two games in China (Shenzhen on September 15 and Beijing on...
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International

Garden Column: The Language of Flowers

Garden Column: The Language of Flowers

Walking around my yard this morning I realized it was time to cut flowers. We all know the old saying “the more flowers you...
Episode 343: Florist Shannon Cosgrove-Rivas of Sacramento-based Flourish on her California-grown sourcing practices

Episode 343: Florist Shannon Cosgrove-Rivas of Sacramento-based Flourish on her California-grown sourcing practices

This past week the American Horticultural Society announced that I am the 2018 recipient of a Great American Gardener Award , one of 12...
California's state flower has its own holiday — here's when to show your poppy love | The Tribune

California’s state flower has its own holiday — here’s when to show your poppy...

As if we needed a special reason to celebrate the state's signature flower, did you know Friday is California Poppy Day? Yes, the official...

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Washington Post Highlights Challenges and Potential of Floral Industry Workforce

Washington Post Highlights Challenges and Potential of Floral Industry Workforce

In an Aug. 5 story, The Washington Post detailed efforts to attract younger workers into horticulture fields. A major national newspaper recently highlighted the...

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