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2022 Perennial Favorites for Cut Flowers and Foliage

Lyndsay Biehl, Wildroot Flower Co. (Ask an Expert Series)

2020 How to Better Understand the International Floral Trade

Bailey Hale, Farmer Bailey

2020 Insurance, Claims, and Contracts

Gretchen Langston, Blooms

2020 Evaluating Production Strategies for Ranunculus Strategies in the Intermountain West

Dr. Melanie Stock, Utah State University

2020 Marigolds

Tragorn Singhranun, AmeriSeed

2020 Safety and Compliance

Gretchen Langston, Blooms

2020 Plant Propagation

Robert Geneve, University of Kentucky

2020 The Broker System Demystified

Dave Dowling, Ednie Flower Bulb

2020 Manipulate Your Way to Success

Bailey Hale, Farmer Bailey

2020 Plant Taxonomy for Cut Flower Growers 

Michael Moore, Oberlin College

2020 Trends in the Cut Sunflower Industry

Jessica Cudnik, American Takii

2020 What’s New in the World of Snapdragons, Dianthus, and Stock

Scott Rusch, BloomStudios

2020 No Till, No-Fear Farming

Andrew Mefferd, Growing for Market

2020 High Tunnel and Field Systems for Producing Snapdragon Cut Flowers

Dr. Melanie Stock and Maegen Lewis, Utah State University

2020 Risk Management 101 – The Basics

Gretchen Langston, Blooms

2020 Plant Anatomy for Cut Flower Growers

Roger Laushman, Oberlin College

2020 Lilies and Other Bulbs

Ko Klaver

2020 Crisis Management

Gretchen Langston, Blooms

2019 Boost Yourself! 

Val Schirmer, Three Toads Farm

2019 Forcing Glorious Blooms for Holiday Sales – and Beyond

Valerie Schirmer, Three Toads Farm

2019 If You Build It, They Will Come

Linda Doan, Aunt Willie's Wildflowers

2019 With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility: What You Need To Know about Hiring and Managing a Crew

Carolyn Snell, Snell Family Farm and Shanti Rade, Whipstone Farm

2019 Whom to Sell to, How, and Why: Finding the Right Sales Channels

Gretel and Steve Adams, Sunny Meadows Flower Farm

2019 Long-Range Business Planning and Equity Building

Jennie Love, Love ‘n Fresh Flowers

2019 Creating and Successfully Implementing Enterprise Budgets

Diane Szukovathy, Jello Mold Farm

2019 Making a Profit with Dried Material

Emily Daniel, Basil & Bergamot Flower Farm

2019 The Evolution of Our Crop List at The Fresh Herb Company

Chet Anderson, The Fresh Herb Company

2019 Expanding Retail and CSA Sales

Grace Lam, Fivefork Farms

2019 Listen to Your Heart, Your Head, and Your Accountant

Bailey Hale, Ardelia Farm and Farmer Bailey Plugs

2019 Making the Numbers Work For You: Implementing Data-driven Decision Making to Increase Profits

Lily Schneider, farm business consultant

2019 Rethinking On-farm Sales

Lisa Ziegler, The Gardener's Workshop

2019 Working Closely With Florists

Anna Jane Kocon, Little State Flower Company

2019 Finding Your Own Niche in a Crowded Market

Lennie Larkin, B-Side Farm

2019 Marketing Your Flowers

Julio Freitas, The Flower Hat

2019 Building A Business Plan 

Laura Beth Resnick, Butterbee Farm

2019 Just the Essentials: What Beginning Farmers Need to Know About QuickBooks and Farm Taxes

Poppy Davis, C2C Consulting

2019 Advanced Accounting: Beyond the P&L 

Gretel and Steve Adams, Sunny Meadows Flower Farm and Poppy Davis, C2C Consulting

2018 Cooperative Marketing   

Kelly Morrison, Piedmont Flower Market

2018 IPM for New Growers 

Stanton Gill, University of Maryland

2018 Grow More on Less: Go Organic!

Lisa Ziegler, The Gardener’s Workshop

2018 Pest Control: You Gotta Learn It 

Stanton Gill, University of Maryland

2018 The Basics of Seed Starting

Jennie Love, Love ‘n’ Fresh Flowers and Lisa Ziegler, The Gardener’s Workshop

2018 Understanding the Legal and Financial Structure of Your Business

Poppy Davis, C2C Consulting

2018 The $64,000 Question: What Price?  

Jennie Love, Love ‘n Fresh Flowers (Raleigh)

2018 High Tunnels for Cut Flowers  

Leah Cook, Wild Hare Farm

2018 Postharvest by the Book 

Gretel Adams, Sunny Meadows Flower Farm

2018 Happy Customers Enjoy Long-lasting Flowers – Plan Your Postharvest Program

John Dole, North Carolina State University

2018 Make Weddings Work for YOU  

Lennie Larkin, B-Side Farm

2018 It’s a Beautiful Day for a Farmers’ Market 

Shanti Rade, Whipstone Farm , Jamie Rohda, Harvest Home, Valerie Schirmer, Three Toads Farm

2018 Hot Crops for the Cool Season 

Mimo Davis, Urban Buds City Grown Flowers and Lisa Ziegler, The Gardener’s Workshop 

2018 Lisianthus

Linda Doan, Aunt Willie’s Wildflowers 

2018 A Passion for Peonies

Foxie Morgan, Pharsalia Events

2018 New Varieties Festival 

John Dole, North Carolina State University

2018 Keeping Up with the Times: How Our Farm Has Evolved, and Continues to Change

Erin McMullen and Aaron Gaskey, Rain Drop Farms

2018 Maintaining Work-Life Balance  

Mark Cain, Dripping Springs Garden

2018 Taxes, Taxes, Taxes   

Poppy Davis, C2C Consulting

2018 Setting Up Shop: What Does a New Grower Need to Know? 

Bob Berry, Berry’s Blooms

2018 Business Planning and Financial Goal Setting for Cut Flower Farms

Poppy Davis

2018 The ASCFG: Where We Began, Where We Are, and Where We’re Going

Judy Laushman, Jim Nau, John Dole, and Dave Dowling 

2018 Floral Design

Susan McLeary, Passionflower

2018 Extra Texture: Crops to Add Sparkle to Your Design Work

Carolyn Snell, Carolyn Snell Designs

2018 Cracking the Cascading Bouquet Conundrum

Jennie Love, Love ‘n Fresh Flowers

2018 It’s All About Soil

Alex Hitt, Peregrine Farm

2018 Clear the Clutter to Flower Farming Success  

Lisa Ziegler, The Gardener’s Workshop

2018 A New Model for Urban Farming

Sarah Nixon, My Luscious Backyard

2018 Floral Design Trends  

Debra Prinzing, Slow Flowers

2018 Cut Flower Insects 

Raymond Cloyd, Kansas State

2018 Marketing: Boundless Choices and Boundless Optimism

Mimo Davis-Duschack, Urban Buds

2018 SEO: The Secret Weapon to Maximizing Your Online Presence

Jesse and Kelly Perry, Team Flower

2018 The $64,000 Question: What Price?

Jennie Love, Love ‘n’ Fresh Flowers (Oberlin)

2018 Show Us Your Farm Hacks!

Dave Dowling, Ednie Flower Bulb

2017 Perfect Peony Production 

Bill DeReus, L.M. Bolle & Sons

2017 Anemone and Ranunculus Production

Kees Van Schaik

2017 Wanna Do “I Do’s”, But How? 

Jessica Dreyer, Fleurish Design Studio

2017 Make Your Social Media Accounts Bloom!

Melanie Harrington, Dahlia May Flower Farm

2017 Woodies: Which Ones Should I Grow and How Long Before I Can Sell Them?

Karl Vahrmeyer, Jr., Green Park Nurseries

2017 Are You Growing Your Flowers in Dirt or Soil? Why Helping the Soil Achieve Its Optimum Health is Important! 

Tony and Denise Gaetz, Bare Mountain Farm

2017 Floral Design Demonstration

Carole Charbonneau, Flower Towne

2017 Plant Diseases in Cut Flower Production

Nancy Taylor, Ohio State University

2017 Garden Roses for Cutting

Fallon Shea, Garden Valley Ranch

2017 Shoulder Season Crops—Don’t Shrug Them Off

Janet Foss, J. Foss Gardens,

2017 Heirloom and Specialty Mums:  The New Trend That’s Here to Stay

Ray Gray

2017 Effective Employee Management

Gretel and Steve Adams, Sunny Meadow Farm

2017 Hyacinth, Fritillaria, and Calla – You Know You Want to Grow Them

Dave Dowling, Ednie Flower Bulb

2017 Sheep and Pigs and Flowers—Why Not?

Marianne Copene and Liza Judge, August Farm

2017 Farmers’ Markets Veterans

Jennifer Feddema and Bob Gerryts, Wendalane Farms

2017 Toronto Flower Market – An Overview

Natasa Kajganic, Market Founder and Manager

2017 Bow Bending and Netting Demonstration and Joe Schmitt’s Favorite Tools

Joe Schmitt

2016 The Roots of a Great Farm

Lisa Ziegler, The Gardener’s Workshop

2016 The Roots of a Great Farm

Lisa Ziegler, The Gardener’s Workshop

2016 New Varieties Festival

John Dole, North Carolina State University

2016 Picking from the Money Tree: Foliage Selections to Increase Quality and Profit

Mike and Polly Hutchison, Robin Hollow Farm

2016 Perennials for Cut Flowers 

MaryLee and Reed Johnson, Windswept Acres

2016 Hit the Ground Running: Growing Annuals and Making Money Your First Year

Frank Arnosky, Texas Specialty Cut Flowers

2016 The Brightest Bulb in the Crate Demystifies the Procurement Process, and Talks Bulbs Too

Dave Dowling, Ednie Flower Bulb Company

2016 Cultivating Grower/Florist Relationships 

Ellen Frost, Local Color Flowers and Laura Beth Resnick, Butterbee Farm

2016 No More Tangles: Harvesting for Bouquet-making

Diana Doll, Stray Cat Flower Farm

2016 Floral Artistry for the Grower  

Rita Anders, Cuts of Color

2016 Dale Deppe Keynote

Dale Deppe, Spring Meadow Nursery

2016 IPM for Cut Flower Growers

Stanton Gill, University of Maryland

2016 The Brightest Bulb in the Crate Demystifies the Procurement Process, and Talks Bulbs, Too 

Dave Dowling, Ednie Flower Bulb Company

2016 Getting Started with Perennial and Woody Plantings

Jennie Love, Love ‘n Fresh Flowers

2016 Cut Ornamental Branches

Bob Wollam, Wollam Gardens

2016 Grow Like a Farmer, Sell Like a Consultant: Today’s Emerging Wedding Floral Designers

James DelPrince, Mississippi State University

2016 Wedding Panel

Gretel Adams, Sunny Meadows Flower Farm, Rita Anders, Cuts of Color and Jennie Love, Love ‘n Fresh Flowers

2016 High Tunnel Basics: Getting the Most from This Valuable Real Estate 

Barbara Lamborne, Greenstone Fields

2016 Secrets of Germination Revealed

Erin Benzakein, Floret, Jeanie McKewan, Brightflower Farm and Lisa Ziegler, The Gardener’s Workshop

2016 High Tunnel Basics: Getting the Most from This Valuable Real Estate

Barbara Lamborne, Greenstone Fields

2016 Making “Year Two” Count

Lennie Larkin, B-Side Farm

2016 Business Business Business

Gretel and Steve Adams, Sunny Meadows Flower Farm

2016 Scaling Up the Farm (Part One)

Gretel and Steve Adams, Sunny Meadows Flower Farm, Heidi Joynt, Field and Florist and Lennie Larkin, B-Side Farm

2016 Scaling Up the Farm (Part Two)

Gretel and Steve Adams, Sunny Meadows Flower Farm, Heidi Joynt, Field and Florist and Lennie Larkin, B-Side Farm

2016 What’s Making My Plants Sick?

Brian Hudelson, University of Wisconsin

2016 Marketing: Quality, Constituency, and Charisma

Mimo Davis Duschack, Urban Buds

2016 Being the Face of Your Business – Erin Benzakein

Erin Benzakein, Floret

2016 Added-Value Farm Products: Could They Be for You?

Lisa Ziegler, The Gardener’s Workshop

2016 Marketing: Quality, Constituency, and Charisma

Mimo Davis Duschack, Urban Buds

2016 Postharvest: The Last Talk of the Day, but the Most Important One of Your BUSINESS

John Dole, North Carolina State University

2016 Postharvest  

John Dole, North Carolina State University

2015 Australian and South African Plants

Diana Roy, Resendiz Brothers

2015 Sunflower Breeding

Tom Heaton, NuFlowers

2015 Peony Cut Flower Production Part II  

Rita Jo Shoultz, Alaska Perfect Peony

2015 Peony Cut Flower Production Part 1 

Rita Jo Shoultz, Alaska Perfect Peony

2015 Dahlias at Wollam Gardens

Bob Wollam and Josh Flynn, Wollam Gardens

2015 Insect Netting for Hoophouse Dahlias

Jeanie McKewan, Fair Field Flowers/Brightflower Farm

2015 Cut Flower Peony Production

Roy Klehm, Klehm’s Song Sparrow Nursery

2015 Still Crazy After All These Years

Tom Wikstrom, Happy Trowels Farm

2015 Going Crazy for Flowers

Lennie Larkin, Petaluma Bounty Farm and B-Side Farm

2015 Zinnia Secrets Revealed   

Alexa Wright, Travis Hootman, and John Dole, NCSU

2015 Bouquet Building

Pamela and Frank Arnosky, Texas Specialty Cut Flowers

2015 How Many Woodies Would You Cut if You Could? Some Thoughts on the Possibilities 

Elizabeth Dean, Wilkerson Mill Gardens

2015 Are You an Efficient Farmer? Optimize Your Productivity with Proper Planting, Density and Succession Planting

Travis Hootman and John Dole, NCSU

2015 Building Healthy Soils Means Getting Your Hands Dirty 

Peter Hartel, University of Georgia

2015 From Seed to Market: A Few of My Most Profitable Flowers 

Rita Anders, Cuts of Color

2015 Building and Maintaining Soil Fertility: Organic Practices for Everyone

Christof Bernau, University of Calif. Agro-ecology Center

2015 Oregon’s Organic Flowers: How We Make it Happen 

Joan Thorndike, Le Mera Gardens

2015 Cover Cropping on a Small Farm with Small Equipment

Casey Gustowarow, The Farm at Sunnyside

2015 Fall Sowings in the Field for Spring Cuts – Start Those Cool Flowers Now!

Lisa Ziegler, Gardener's Workshop Farm

2015 Answers to Your Burning Postharvest Questions

Alicain Carlson, John Dole, NCSU

2015 Marketing Panel Discussion

Frank Arnosky, Emily Watson, Doug Trott, Carol Larsen

2015 What’s Bugging My Plants?

P.J. Liesch, UW Insect Diagnostic Laboratory

2015 Bulbs, Corms, and More Bulbs

Dave Dowling, Ednie Flower Bulb

2015 Nurturing Farmer to Designer and Designer to Farmer Relationships

Ellen Frost, Local Color Flowers and Laura Beth Resnick, Butterbee Farm

2015 Bouquet Building

Gretel Adams, Sunny Meadows Flower Farm

2015 Wreathmaking Wizardry 

Donna Mills, Floral & Hardy Farm

2014 Design Basics & Beyond  

Jennie Love, Love n Fresh Flowers and Sullivan Owen, Sullivan Owen Floral & Event Design

2014 Basic and Advanced Techniques for Selling to Florists and Supermarkets 

Pamela Arnosky, Texas Specialty Flowers and Lisa Ziegler, The Gardener's Workshop

2014 Harvest and Postharvest

Pamela Arnosky, Texas Specialty Cut Flowers

2014 Seeds or Plugs? Both? 

Frank Arnosky, Texas Specialty Cut Flowers

2014 Making the Most of Every Square Foot on a Small Farm  

Lisa Ziegler, The Gardener's Workshop

2014 Equipment & Supplies for the Flower Farm  

Gretel and Steve Adams, Sunny Meadows Flower Farm

2014 Season Extension 

Mimo Davis, Urban Buds

2014 Growing Flowers is Still Growing – Let’s Talk Soils 

Ellen Polishuk, Potomac Vegetable Farms

2014 Wild World of Weddings   

Ellen Frost, Local Color Flower, Jennie Love, Love 'n Fresh Flowers, Sullivan Owen, Sullivan Owen Floral & Event Design and Sarah Rhyhanen, Saipua

2014 Greenhouse/Hoophouse Intensive 

Frank Arnosky, Texas Specialty Cut Flowers and Dave Dowling, Ednie Flower Bulb

2014 Office to Field Business Planning and Record Keeping

Paula Rice, BeeHaven Farm

2014 Hiring and Managing Farm Crews

Mike Hutchison, Robin Hollow Farm and Chip Planck, Wheatland Vegetable Farm

2014 Going Local-Together

Becky Devlin, Roost Flowers, Ellen Frost, Local Color Flower, Polly Hutchison, Robin Hollow Farm and Sarah Rhyhanen, Saipua