Education

AFE prepares to launch annual intern scholarship programs

The American Floral Endowment (AFE) is preparing to launch its annual Vic & Margaret Ball Intern Scholarship Program and Mosmiller Intern Scholarship Program, providing nine talented students with hands-on opportunities in the floral industry this... more »

Prepare for growth at SAF Miami 2024

The Society of American Florists' (SAF) 139th Annual Convention, SAF Miami 2024, is Aug. 6-9, at the JW Marriott Turnberry Resort and Spa in Miami. The event promises a comprehensive program of education, insights, inspiration... more »

UF greenhouse online training 2024

The second UF online greenhouse training course starts in July

University of Florida is offering the second course in its Greenhouse Training Online series. Nutrient Management Level 1 starts July 8. A key to successful crop production is correctly managing fertilizers. Nutrient Management 1 is designed... more »

The University of Florida IFAS (UF/IFAS) Extension and FreshLearn have released a major update to the popular and free BackPocketGrower.org website.

Major update completed on free grower resource

A major update to the free website backpocketgrower.org has been released from the University of Florida IFAS (UF/IFAS) Extension and FreshLearn. Designers Paul Fisher and Maria Kinslow from UF/IFAS and Bruce MacKay from FreshLearn) encourage growers... more »

2024 Paul Ecke, Jr. and Altman Family scholarships

AFE celebrates the 2024 Paul Ecke, Jr. and Altman Family scholars

Six individuals dedicated to the horticulture industry have excelled in their fields, earning them scholar status in two prestigious educational funding programs through the American Floral Endowment (AFE).  The Paul Ecke, Jr. and Altman Family... more »

University of Florida Greenhouse 101 online training starts June 3

Greenhouse 101, starting on June 3, is the first 2024 course in the University of Florida IFAS Extension's award-winning Greenhouse Training Online series. This course offers valuable insights into the horticultural science behind plant growth,... more »

New NCAE webinar on DOL’s ‘Farmworker Protection’ rule

The National Council of Agricultural Employers (NCAE) has the next installment of its educational webinar series ready for you to view. The “Detangling the Department of Labor’s ‘Farmworker Protection’ Rule” webinar will focus on the... more »

Apply for AFE’s Educational Grants before June 1

The American Floral Endowment (AFE) is accepting applications for their 2024-2025 Educational Grants until June 1, 2024. AFE's Educational Grants help fund wide-reaching industry learning programs that provide solutions and focus on ongoing and new educational opportunities. The... more »