Purpose

Floriculture is a discipline of horticulture concerned with the growing and marketing of flowers and ornamental plants, in addition to, usage in floral arrangement and design.

The floriculture industry encompasses the following:

  • Greenhouse and field production and management 
  • Garden center and floral shop operations and management
  • Floral design and management

The Nebraska Floriculture Career Development Event is designed to create an interest in careers within the floriculture industry through education, investigation and hands-on technical skill development delivered through the agriculture education curriculum.

Agricultural Education courses that may align to Floriculture include:

  • Plant Science
  • Horticulture
  • Nursery Management
  • Landscaping
  • Greenhouse Management
  • Floral Design
  • Plant Biology

Superintendent:

Stacy Adams
Associate Professor of Practice
sadams1@unl.edu

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Interested in careers in Floriculture? Visit the sites below to find out more about degrees, opportunities and careers related to this area.