U.S. Cut Roses Industry Disappointed by White House Decision to Remove Tariff Protection

November 5, 2020 Certified American Grown

The California Cut Flower Commission (“CCFC”) and Certified American Grown (“CAG”), representing the American fresh cut flower industry and hundreds of workers, and farmers, expressed disappointment and concern at the Trump Administration’s decision to remove long-standing duties on imports of cut roses from Ecuador. As a result of the decision, a 6.8% duty that has helped protect the U.S. industry from large volumes of low-priced imports of Ecuadorian fresh cut roses has been eliminated.

Certified American Grown Becomes an Independent Trade Association

October 27, 2020 Certified American Grown

Certified American Grown, a diverse and unified coalition of small to large cut flower and greens farms across the United States, has transitioned from a marketing and governmental relations group under the auspices of the California Cut Flower Commission to an independent trade association representing cut flower and greens farmers nationwide.

Ball Horticultural Supporting Certified American Grown as a Founding Member

October 8, 2020 Certified American Grown

Ball Horticultural Company has signed on as a founding member of the reimagined Certified American Grown Flowers makes all the difference.

American Grown Flowers Month Celebrated Throughout the Country

This year was certainly different from other years but that didn’t dampen the success of American Grown Flowers Month. Actually, people more than ever were seeking out flowers to adorn their homes and lift their moods. In fact, we have heard from more than one retailer that this was their busiest July year to date and not just flowers overall but American Grown flowers!

The Posey Patch Flower Farm Joins Certified American Grown

July 30, 2020 Certified American Grown

When Ashley Bolton decided she wanted to start a flower growing business on the chicken farm she owns with her husband in a rural corner of Alabama, she hit the books.