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Second Annual Capital Region and Hudson Valley Cut-Flower Conference
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.