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Flowering in the North Conference

January 29 @ 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until January 30, 2019

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until January 30, 2019

A winter meeting to share knowledge about Zone 5 growing, marketing and designing with farm-fresh flowers.

Pre-Conference: Focus on Design and Management for Weddings
Date: Jan. 28
Location: Abromson Center of the University of Southern Maine, Portland
Cost: $400 per person
Registration: Opening Fall 2018 (Email lynne.b.hazelton@maine.edu if you would like to be notified via email when registration is open.) 

Main Conference:
Dates: Jan. 29–30
Location: Abromson Center of the University of Southern Maine, Portland
Cost: $150 per person
Registration: Opening Fall 2018 (Email lynne.b.hazelton@maine.edu if you would like to be notified via email when registration is open.) 

Main Conference Session Topics: 

  • Organic Certification for Flowers
  • On-Farm Communication and Strategies
  • Harvest and Post-Harvest Efficiency
  • Planning your Planting Season
  • Nutrient and Water Management Strategies
  • Costs and Value: Pricing and Marketing Flowers
  • Field Spring Crops
  • Hoophouse Crops
  • Dahlias
  • Woody Crops
    and more

Venue

University of Southern Maine, Portland Campus
88 Bedford Street
Portland, ME 04104 United States

Organizer

University of Maine Cooperative Extension Cumberland County
Phone:
207.781.6099
Email:
extension.rlreception@maine.ed
Website:
https://extension.umaine.edu/cumberland/

Other

Sponsor
University of Maine Cooperative Extension
Room
Abromson Center