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Three Students Receive AFE Mosmiller Intern Scholarships

AFE has awarded three students with 2016 Mosmiller Internships. The students will receive a $2,000 scholarship after successfully completing their internships. The Mosmiller Internship Program allows interns to train at leading retail, wholesale or allied trade operations for a period of 10-16 weeks, getting valuable on-the-job work experience. Beginning in 1975 with earnings from a […]

Emily Guild

Four Students Receive AFE Ball Intern Scholarships

AFE has awarded four students with 2016 Vic &┬áMargaret Ball Internships. The students will receive scholarships after successfully completing their internships. The Vic & Margaret Ball Internship Program gives students the opportunity to train for three, four or six-month periods at a commercial production greenhouse or nursery while gaining practical floriculture/horticulture experience. In 1992, Vic […]

Cut Rose with Botrytis

Nearly $300,000 Announced for AFE Research Funding

AFE has approved more than $296,000 in floriculture/horticulture research project funding for the 2016-2017 fiscal year. “These projects will address and help solve critical industry issues, including Botrytis and thrips, and enable the entire floral industry to become more productive and profitable,” said Terril Nell, Ph.D., Research Coordinator for AFE. The funding will support six […]

Jamie Satterthwaite

Scottish Student Awarded U.S. Scholarship

A 21-year-old student from Scotland, Jamie Satterthwaite, was selected to receive the 2016 Markham-Colegrave International Scholarship through AFE and the David Colegrave Foundation. Satterthwaite is pursuing a Bachelor of Science at Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC), studying horticulture and working as a trainee grower. He was awarded $4,500 and will have the opportunity to intern at […]

Joshua Henry

AFE Awards 2016 Altman Family Scholarship

AFE has awarded the 2016 Altman Family Scholarship to Joshua Henry of North Carolina State University. Henry is the first recipient of the Altman Family Scholarship, which was created in 2015 by Ken and Deena Altman, owners of Altman Plants. The Altmans are highly appreciative of the field of horticulture and support numerous efforts to […]


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