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2018 Cut-Flower Growers Conference


cut-flower-conference

SAVE THE DATE!

 

JANUARY 31 – FEBRUARY 1, 2018

 

Plans are underway for this special conference to serve growers who are interested in beginning or improving cut-flower businesses. Our tentative agenda highlights the programs and speakers who will be on hand to provide valuable education, demonstrations and helpful advice for industry practices. Save the date, and watch for more details about the location, venue and accommodations coming soon!

 

PRESENTATIONS & DEMONSTRATIONS INCLUDE:

 

Keynote Addresses from Lisa Ziegler and Mimo Davis Dschack

Marketing Flowers Panel Discussion

Cool Flowers (Lisa Ziegler)

Bulbs (Dave Dowling)

Cash and Carry Ideas for Farmers Markets; How to Make a Hand-Tied Bouquet, a Vase Design, Augmenting Containers, and more (James M. DelPrince)

Growing Lavender (Ellen Reynolds)

Organic Flower Growing and Companion Planting (Lisa Ziegler)

Growing Flowers in High Tunnels (Mimo Davis Duschack)

Growing Woody Varieties for Cut Flower Growers (Bob Wollam)

Orchid Growing and Care (Mark Chadwick)

Selling to Wholesale Vendors

 

Visit the website, ext.vsu.edu for updates or contact agent Susan Cheek (scheek@vsu.edu, 804-720-5539) or call the Small Farm Outreach Program office at 804-524-3292.

 

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 804-524-3292 / TDD (800) 828-1120 during business hours of 8 am. and 5 p.m. to discuss accommodations five days prior to the event.

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Industrial Hemp Field Day