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 of floral and ornamental plants
  • Retailing of container grown plants, flowers and cut floral products
  • Management of floricultural crop production and retail operations
  • Floral design, marketing, and distribution

The Nebraska Floriculture Career Development Event is designed to create an interest in careers within the Floricultural industry through instruction 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, and others.


Stacy Adams
166 Keim Hall
Lincoln, NE 68583-0915

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