We are accepting applications for two floriculture/horticulture paid internship programs – the Vic & Margaret Ball Intern Scholarship Program and the Mosmiller Intern Scholarship Program. Applications are due October 1st! Our internships are the best...
Joshua Craver, Ph.D. has been appointed as the newest member of AFE’s Vic & Margaret Ball Committee for the Vic & Margaret Ball Intern Scholarship Program. He is an assistant professor of Controlled Environment Horticulture at Colorado State University. Craver...
Building the Bridge – The Vic and Margaret Ball Intern Scholarship Program celebrates a milestone. Here’s one thing that’s absolutely essential to keep an industry, and everyone in it, thriving: fresh talent. Especially in demanding fields like horticulture and...
By Christopher J. Currey and Kimberly A. Williams They say Christmas comes but once a year, but undergraduate students interested in floriculture crop production have two opportunities each year to apply for a paid internship with a leading greenhouse operation and...
If there’s one thing we love to see, it’s our educational grants in action, educating and inspiring students. In 2022, AFE gave researchers at Mississippi State University an educational grant of …Read More »
Floral Industry Champion and Pioneer A memorial tribute has been established through the American Floral Endowment (AFE), honoring Delmar “Del” Earl Demaree Jr., AAF. Del Demaree Jr. passed away on …Read More »
The American Floral Endowment (AFE) announces a new memorial tribute in memory of Edward Seagroatt, established by longtime friends Red & Katie Kennicott of Kennicott Brothers Co. Edward A. Seagroatt, …Read More »
Ethylene damages and kills plants and flowers. Ethylene is a naturally occurring wound hormone that causes leaf yellowing, leaf drop, bud drop, and reduced flower life. Ethylene gas is given …Read More »
Did you know there’s a multitude of ways you can get involved with AFE? Volunteering not only supports vital floral industry programs – but also inspires networking, community collaboration, and leadership …Read More »
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