Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Got Flowers

Got Flowers?

Okay, so we constantly hear that the U.S. economy has finally recovered from the Great Recession, corporate profits are up, the stock market is...
Honoring Cindy McConkey Cox

Honoring Cindy McConkey Cox

“It is with the heaviest of hearts that we share the news of the passing of Cindy McConkey Cox, our Chief Operating & Marketing...
30 years of data on plant density, yield gains

30 years of data on plant density, yield gains

A collaboration between Kansas State University and DuPont Pioneer Agronomy analyzing 30 years of corn plant population responses shows that as agronomic optimum plant...
Invasive tropical plant can completely remove metal pollutants from Britain’s rivers – new study

Invasive tropical plant can completely remove metal pollutants from Britain’s rivers – new study

Pollutants in rivers and other water bodies are a serious problem for marine life as well as human health. However, removing them from the...
How To Increase Consumer Loyalty and Trust

How To Increase Consumer Loyalty and Trust?

Where do flowers come from? According to our most recent national omnibus survey of 1,000 consumers who buy flowers, 74 percent indicated they have no...
Know Your Farmer: The Fresh Herb Co. Is a Growing Concern in Longmont

Know Your Farmer: The Fresh Herb Co. Is a Growing Concern in Longmont

Fresh Herb Co. in Longmont specializes in ornamental flowers. Peony season will be over soon, but for Chet and Kristy Anderson of Fresh Herb...
Florist Holland and HilverdaKooij merge

Florist Holland and HilverdaKooij merge

Both companies are from De Kwakel, the Netherlands, and have been active in breeding and propagation for more than 40 years. Subscribe Press Release...
Certified American Grown Leader to Serve on PMA’s Floral Council

Certified American Grown Leader to Serve on PMA’s Floral Council

Cronquist will serve on PMA’s Floral Council. Certified American Grown Administrator Kasey Cronquist has been selected to serve on the Produce Marketing Association’s 2018-19...
Plant-Based Renewal In The Food Industry

Plant-Based Renewal In The Food Industry

Summary Convenience foods got us in nutritional trouble, but healthy can still be convenient. The counter-trend, towards plant-based whole foods, has momentum reflecting the...
Atwater students developing work skills, one bouquet at a time

Atwater students developing work skills, one bouquet at a time

ATWATER, Calif. (KFSN) -- With a quick snip, Kathy Vargas is putting the finishing touches to her floral arrangement. In the classroom, the lessons...
Got Milk? Or Was That Really a Plant Beverage?

Got Milk? Or Was That Really a Plant Beverage?

Consumption of plant-based milks has risen fast, while sales of cow’s milk, top, has fallen. Some alternative milks are made with, from bottom, quinoa,...
Arkansas Plant Board selects former agriculture secretary as new director

Arkansas Plant Board selects former agriculture secretary as new director

The Arkansas Plant Board unanimously approved the appointment of former Arkansas Agriculture Secretary Butch Calhoun to serve as its director. He was selected Friday...

Business/Finance/Marketing Internship (Florist Group)

FTD Florist Internship, Downers Grove, IL. Do you want to gain hands-on, real-world experience in an organization that is continually evolving and has doubled...
SAF Profit Blast in Green Bay: They Came, They Learned, They Bonded

SAF Profit Blast in Green Bay: They Came, They Learned, They Bonded

Ninety-four industry members gathered in Green Bay, Wisconsin last Sunday for the latest installment of the Society of American Florists’ popular 1-Day Profit Blast...
New Plants and Bulbs for Fall

New Plants and Bulbs for Fall

Among the great pleasures of the nursery business is discovering new and unfamiliar plant varieties. These can be plants that are new to the...
The Best Burger You'll Ever Have Is Made From Plants

The Best Burger You’ll Ever Have Is Made From Plants

The fake meat at Sublime, the upscale vegan eatery in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (AP Photo/J. Pat Carter) There's nothing like the first great bite...
World Plant ‘Milk’ Day Angers Dairy Farmers on a Global Scale

World Plant ‘Milk’ Day Angers Dairy Farmers on a Global Scale

Celebrating plant-based alternatives to cow’s milk, World Plant ‘Milk’ Day is taking place today, angering dairy farmers on a global scale. The second annual...

Global Peony Cut Flowers Market 2018 Research, Industry Trends, Supply, Sales, Demands, Analysis and...

MarketResearchNest.com adds “ Global Peony Cut Flowers Market Research Report 2018 ” new report to its research database. The report spread across 117 pages...
SF Flower Mart—a Martha Stewart favorite—will move to Potrero Hill

SF Flower Mart—a Martha Stewart favorite—will move to Potrero Hill

A longtime staple in SoMa—not to mention a favorite of Martha Stewart—the beloved SF Flower Mart will take root in a new Potrero Hill...
Major Local Floral Employer Closes

Major Local Floral Employer Closes

Video BOLIVAR, Mo -- Teter's Floral Products Inc. announced this week that they would be closing their doors permanently. Now, hundreds of jobs potentially...
The NEW Way to Market

The NEW Way to Market

The best marketing campaigns have an equal balance of creativity and strategy. The worst campaigns strive for applause but forget about the core product....
Forged by Immigrants, NYC’s Historic Flower District Faces Demise

Forged by Immigrants, NYC’s Historic Flower District Faces Demise

New York City’s Chelsea district has long been known for its history as a melting pot of immigrants, small legendary businesses and fanciful dreams...
FLORALIFE® offers Flower Food for Thought

FLORALIFE® offers Flower Food for Thought

New FLORALIFE ® “Flower Food for Thought” packet designs inspire consumers to engage with their floral purchases. The new program also educates and imparts...
World Floral Expo 2018 Blooms in Chicago

World Floral Expo 2018 Blooms in Chicago

On March 20-22, the 2018 World Floral Expo took place in Rosemont (Chicago), Ill. Thousands of attendees as well as flower importers, distributors, wholesalers...
Soybean a top plant in Pennsylvania

Soybean a top plant in Pennsylvania

Rachel Milliron is a field and forage crops educator covering southwestern Pennsylvania. Soybeans are one of the top 10 agricultural products produced in Pennsylvania....

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