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AFE Bulletin – April 2018

by Debi Chedester

The April issue of the 2018 AFE Bulletin has been released and features advice the #FlowerMarketingMonday weekly video campaign, 2018 Paul Ecke Jr., and Altman Family Scholarship Winners, FNRI Funding news and more!  Get the latest AFE news and help support future programs advancing floriculture! To receive future editions of the Bulletin via email, please […]

#FlowerMarketingMonday Promotes Flowers Through Weekly Videos

by Debi Chedester

Move over Taco Tuesday!   AFE has just created another day of the week that’s worthy of its own viral buzz — and it’s created especially for the floral industry. Introducing… #FlowerMarketingMonday! Beginning April 16th, and weekly through the end of 2018, a new video promoting flowers will be shared weekly on the AFE Facebook and […]

Two Students Receive Altman Family Scholarships

by Debi Chedester

Two students were awarded $5,000 scholarships from the 2018 Altman Family Scholarship Fund. Krishna Bhattarai, a Ph.D student at the University of Florida Gulf Coast Research and Education Center, and Nathan Nordstedt, of The Ohio State University were both awarded the 2018 scholarship for their exemplary work and outstanding dedication to their floriculture studies. The […]

2018 Paul Ecke Jr. Scholarship Announced

by Debi Chedester

Melissa Muñoz, a Master of Science student at Clemson University, was awarded the 2018 Paul Ecke Jr., Scholarship Award — a $10,000 scholarship ($5,000 for two consecutive years).  She will be continuing for her Ph.D. upon completion of her Masters degree. “There were a record number of applications for the second year in a row, […]