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October 2, 2014
Herbert Eugene Mitchell, who was inducted into SAF’s Floriculture Hall of Fame in 1984, passed away peacefully on September 25, 2014 in Naples, Fla.
October 2, 2014
October ushers breast cancer into public consciousness: This month, you can expect to see pink plastered everywhere from yogurt containers to cosmetic counters to professional football players’ uniforms, as a sign of companies’ and organizations’ support for fighting the d
October 2, 2014
SAF understands that delivery service — a hallmark of the floral industry — involves a lot of time and money to run smoothly. That’s why we’ve partnered with Enterprise Fleet Management and Ford Motor Co. to make this business component a little easier for you.
September 26, 2014
Every September, thousands pound the pavement in Milwaukee to raise money for breast cancer research during the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. And for the last nine years, the finish line has been a scene of sheer emotion as survivors receive pink roses from Welke’s House of...
September 26, 2014
What’s the right way to handle less-than-favorable online feedback? Far too many business owners follow their knee-jerk reaction to fight bad reviews  — or they simply deny that they exist.
September 25, 2014
Industry members concerned about the Affordable Care Act’s inconsistent and opaque definitions of seasonal workers received some good news last week: On Sept. 18, Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.) introduced the Senate version of the STARS Act.
September 25, 2014
New genetic engineering research from North Carolina State University could help increase the postharvest life of cut flowers while reducing both production costs and at-home maintenance requirements.
September 25, 2014
Are you a current or future graduate student with the skills and passion to become the next notable floriculture researcher or educator? If so, apply for the Paul Ecke Jr.
September 25, 2014
Here’s some lighthearted fodder for your blog or social media pages. Can your customers guess Anna Wintour’s favorite flower?
September 25, 2014
If “do” is a staple in your sales staff’s language, it’s time for a vocabulary lesson.