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Kenya Flower Council celebrates its 20th anniversary

NAIROBI, Kenya: The Kenya Flower Council celebrated in the evening of 7 June, 20 years of work and success for the Kenyan flower industry. Over the last two decades, Kenya Flower Council has grown in stature providing exemplary services in industry representation, promotions...
Posted On 13 Aug 2016
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2016 Farwest Show Shines Light On Cutting Edge Plants

WILSONVILLE, USA: The 2016 Farwest Show, August 25-27, in Portland, OR, provides a comprehensive presentation of the latest and greatest plant introductions and ways to be more successful in production with this year’s New Varieties Showcase and Growers Showcase. Both events...
Posted On 13 Aug 2016
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Record Attendance Confirmed for Floating Flower Parade

WESTLAND, The Netherlands: The Floating Flower Parade, a floral flotilla that every first weekend in August sails through the communities of Westland, Midden-Delfland, Schiedam, Vlaardingen, Maassluis, Rijswijk, The Hague and Delft, has reached a new record with 550,000...
Posted On 11 Aug 2016
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Kenyan Pupil Wins Sleeve Drawing Competition

NAIROBI, Kenya: A class six pupil at Oserian Primary School, Naivasha Kenya has emerged the winner in a global flower sleeve drawing competition. The 13 year-old Brian Maina shares the prize with a student in Switzerland for a drawing depicting the business chain of flowers...
Posted On 11 Aug 2016
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Helix waxflower enjoy strong demand from Australian florists

VICTORIA, Australia: As production volumes start to increase from their licensed Australian waxflower growers, Helix Australia, one of the world’s leading marketers of new and improved Waxflower varieties is  witnessing very strong demand from Australian florists for the...
Posted On 11 Aug 2016
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Boronia propagation trials commence in Germany

VICTORIA, Australia:  Following their visit and trade booth presence at IPM Essen in January this year, Helix Australia, one of the world’s leading marketers of new and improved hybrid Waxflower varieties, is are proud to have signed a pilot trial propagation agreement for...
Posted On 09 Aug 2016
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Tips on how to control your greenhouse temperature and radiation

VLAARDINGEN, The Netherlands: During summer the control of greenhouse climates requires a different strategy to avoid plant stress for example, caused by an increase in temperature and radiation. Hoogendoorn, a leading supplier of climate and automation solutions in...
Posted On 08 Aug 2016
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Two new waxflower variety names finalised

VICTORIA, Australia: Helix Australia, one of the world’s leading marketers of new and improved hybrid Waxflower varieties, has finalised two new waxflower variety names. Whilst the majority of the time and investment in developing new varieties is spent in complex breeding...
Posted On 07 Aug 2016
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Cargolux Executive Vice-President moves on

LUXEMBOURG: Jason Holt, Executive Vice President for Flight Operations, has decided to move on to a new opportunity. Jason joined Cargolux last year from the UK’s leading low cost carrier easyJet where he ran the Gatwick Division and then led their Operational Strategy &...
Posted On 06 Aug 2016
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WAFEX offers Victorian nursery growers behind-the-scenes look at early waxflower growing

WEST SWAN, Australia: Australian cut flower distributor WAFEX recently hosted a visit of 21 nursery industry representatives from Victoria. Craig Musson, WAFEX MD and Helix Australia Director were able to explain the background and initiatives Helix Australia currently has...
Posted On 05 Aug 2016
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