FNGLA Announces its 2019 Industry Award Winners

It could be said that giving of one’s self is the truest, most virtuous form of giving. Seven exemplary individuals from various ends of Florida’s nursery and landscape industry (and one friend of the industry!) have taken this adage to new heights. In recognition of their selflessness and leadership, each was chosen as FNGLA’s 2019 Industry Award Winners.

Proposed Legislation Requires American Grown Flowers, Greens In U.S. Government Facilities

The legislation, referred to as the, “American Grown Act,” includes bill sponsor support from all six co-chairs of the Congressional Cut Flower Caucus: Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-WA), Rep. Salud Carbjal (D-CA), Rep. Ducan Hunter (R-CA), Rep. Jimmy Panetta (D-CA), Rep. Chellie Pingree (D-ME) and Rep. Ted Yoho (R-FL).

Christmas Tree Industry Votes to Continue Research and Promotion Program

June 18, 2019 USDA AMS

In the referendum held April 22 through May 17, 2019, 55 percent of Christmas tree producers and importers who voted were in favor of continuing the program. Christmas tree producers and importers who were subject to assessments during the period of September 1, 2018 through March 15, 2019, were eligible to participate in the referendum.

Bartlett Dairy Gets Approval to Build Distribution Facility at JFK Site

Almost three years after Bartlett Dairy & Food Services was selected to develop a vacant site at John F. Kennedy airport, the dairy company has received unanimous City Council approval to build a distribution facility there.

ADC Applauds Bipartisan Work on the School Milk Nutrition Act

June 18, 2019 American Dairy Coalition

The American Dairy Coalition (ADC) and its dairy producer members applaud the efforts of Congressmen Joe Courtney (D-CT) and Glenn “GT” Thompson (R-PA) on their introduction of the School Milk Nutrition Act of 2019.