Back to All Events

Cut Flowers

OCTOBER 12, 2016

1:00pm - 4:00 pm

Virginia State University • Randolph Farm Pavilion

4415 River Road • Petersburg, VA



Download a PDF flier



•  Brent Heath, Brent & Becky’s Bulbs

•  Steve Papoulakos, Vogue Flowers, Richmond

•  Chris Mullins, VSU Extension Specialist

•  Video information from the Specialty Cut Flowers Association

Hear from experts and experienced growers on choosing bulb varieties for cut flowers, appropriate varieties for wholesale and retail markets, high tunnel production, and more!

This informational session is free and open to the public.

If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, services or other accommodations to participate in this activity, please contact the Small Farm Outreach Program office at (804) 524-5626 / (800) 828-1120 during business hours of 8 am. and 5 p.m. to discuss accommodations five days prior to the event.

Extension is a joint program of Virginia Tech, Virginia State University, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and state and local governments. Virginia Cooperative Extension programs and employment are open to all, regardless of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. An equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Issued in furtherance of Cooperative Extension work, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Virginia State University, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture cooperating. Edwin J. Jones, Director, Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg; M. Ray McKinnie, Administrator, 1890 Extension Program, Virginia State University, Petersburg.

Founded in 1882, Virginia State University is one of Virginia’s two land-grant institutions and is located 20 minutes south of Richmond in the village of Ettrick. VSU’s College of Agriculture consists of three academic departments: Agriculture, Hospitality Management, and Family and Consumer Sciences. Integrated within the College are an Agricultural Research Station; Randolph Farm, a 417-acre research and educational facility; and Virginia Cooperative Extension. 

Earlier Event: October 11
Sweet Potato Demonstration at Bates Farm
Later Event: October 15
Kids' Tech