Industry Leader Named As Replacement To Standards Committee

The three open seats on the committee developing a national standard for sustainable agriculture have been filled, and one representative from the floriculture industry is among the recent additions.

Theodore Johnson of Freshblooms and its parent company, Delaware Valley Floral Group, was named to the committee. He replaces Tom Leckman of Sierra Flower Trading, who resigned from his post about a month ago.

Other industry members include

- Jim Barrett of the Environmental Horticulture Department at the University of Florida
–Hans Brand of B&H Flowers
–Will Healy of Ball Horticultural Co.
–Juan Carlos Isaza-Cassolis of Asocolflores
–Stan Pohmer of Pohmer Consulting Group
–Jacques Wolbert of MPS-ECAS; and
–Mark Yelanich of Metrolina Greenhouses

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