Penn State University’s Amy Hinkle has been selected for the second year in a row as the winner of the American Floral Endowment’s BioWorks IPM/Sustainable Practices Scholarship.
Hinkle is majoring in horticulture science with a minor in agribusiness Management. Her special interests are in floriculture, greenhouse management and retail horticulture. Hinkle is working this summer at Tschetter’s Flowers of Oskaloosa, Iowa, a small, family-run floral farm that grows specialty cut flowers. As the head employee, Hinkle manages the field crew three days a week and delivers flowers to florists two days a week.