December 1, Rensselaerville

US (NY): Cornell holds second annual cut flower conference

Cornell Cooperative Extension's Capital Area Agriculture and Horticulture Program, announces their upcoming Second Annual Cut Flower Conference. The initial Cut Flower Conference, held in 2016, was very popular with established and beginning cut flower growers and growers considering adding cut flowers to their diversified farms.

Agenda for the Second Annual Cut Flower Conference
  • 8:00 - 8:30 Registration at Guggenheim Pavilion, Carey Institute
  • 8:45 - 9:30 Carolyn Snell, Cut Flowers on Snell Family Farm, Association of Specialty Cut Flower Growers, Northeast Regional Director located in Buxton, Maine
  • 9:30 - 10:15 Judson Reid, High Tunnel Nutrient Management, CCE Cornell Vegetable Program
  • Coffee Break - Please visit the exhibitors! (25 mins)
  • 10:40 - 11:40 Chris Wien and Friends, Dahlia Production, Cornell University, Professor Emeritus and Farm TBD
  • Visit exhibitors and walk over to lunch (20 mins)
  • 12:00 Lunch at Carriage House Restaurant - included in admission price
  • 1:00 - 1:45 Bryan Brown, Weed Management on Small Farms, Weed Specialist, NYS IPM
  • 1:45 - 2:30 Lily Calderwood, Lavender and Mint SARE Research Update, Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Break- Please visit the exhibitors! (15 mins)
  • 2:45 - 4:00 Farmer to Farmer Panel Discussion -- Geared toward beginners, 5 cut flower growers will discuss production, post-harvest, and marketing challenges as well as success stories.
Click here for more information and to register.

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