Second Annual Capital Area Cut Flower Conference

December 1st, 2017, 8:00 am -4:00 pm
Carey Institute Guggenheim Pavilion, 100 Pond Hill Rd, Rensselaerville, NY
$45.00 per person
To register online: https://reg.cce.cornell.edu/cutflower2_201

For more information about the Cut Flower Conference, please contact Lily Calderwood, 518-765-3513 or lbc75@cornell.edu. For assistance with registration, please contact Tove Ford, 518-765-3518 or cce-caahp@cornell.edu.

Agenda

8:00 – 8:30 Registration @ 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, Cornell Cooperative Extension

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 @ Carriage House Restaurant

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.

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