Category Archives: Trade

Each year I am impressed at how much media attention the cut flower and floral industry receives for Valentine’s Day.  Or maybe it’s that I’m actually more impressed at how little attention it gets, aside from our two big flower … Continue reading

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Did you get your April issue of Floral Management? Check out CCFC’s Chairman Lane DeVries’ Viewpoint article. CCFC’s Chairman Lane DeVries of Sun Valley Floral Farms took an opportunity in this month’s Floral Management magazine to address the specific issues … Continue reading

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As the the finer points of the Colombia Free Trade Agreement continue to be debated by Congress, the real concerns of California’s flower farmers were raised by Congressman Mike Thompson (CA-1) during last Thursday’s Ways and Means Committee Meeting. Highlighting … Continue reading

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By Kasey Cronquist, IOM CEO/Ambassador California Cut Flower Commission I have to say that the 4th of July is a favorite holiday of mine.  I love seeing all of the red, white and blue being proudly displayed throughout our neighborhoods, … Continue reading

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California flower farmers continue to strive forward, despite an uncertain future. U.S. Trade policy has had a dramatic effect on domestic flower farmers. Continue reading

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