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NEWS December 18, 2018 posted by

Mel Schwanke passes

For immediate release- Mel Schwanke AAF, Past President of the Society of American Florists, and Recipient of the SAF Floriculture Hall of Fame Honor passed away at his home in…

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Mel Schwanke passes
Breeding October 19, 2018 posted by

Court of Justice EU:

In a recent judgment, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled that organisms obtained by new mutagenesis breeding techniques are genetically modified organisms (GMOs) within the meaning of the GMO Directive. As a result, those organisms fall, in principle, within the scope of the GMO Directive and are subject to the regulatory obligations laid […]

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Exhibition October 19, 2018 posted by

Cultivating Business

The largest floriculture event on the North American calendar was Cultivate’18, held July 14-17 in Columbus, Ohio. A smallish city in an idyllic Midwestern state, Columbus is within easy reach (600 miles) of 60% of the U.S. population. And attendees can easily visit growers, retailers, manufacturers and distributors in Ohio, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Indiana and Illinois—some […]

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Generation X October 19, 2018 posted by

International Vision Project

AIPH’s International Vision Project (IVP) has identified the working-age population in North-America as one of the three target groups which have the scale and spending power to reshape global demand. However, the future working-age population in America consists of the Generation X, Millennials and Digital natives. As it is generally accepted that they will earn […]

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Airlines October 19, 2018 posted by


Ever wonder what are the two largest commodities passing through Miami International Airport (MIA)? Tourist and flowers! That’s right after people, flowers from South and Central America arrive in huge numbers every day. In fact, there are an average of 133 cargo flights a day in and out of MIA. Not all of these flights […]

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